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Wikimedia Foundation announces award recipients of the Open the Knowledge Journalism Awards

The Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit that hosts Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects, is today announcing the award recipients of the first Open the Knowledge Journalism Awards.

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Wikimedia Foundation welcomes Kathy Collins as new incoming Board Trustee and Audit Chair

1 November 2023, San Francisco – The Wikimedia Foundation, the global nonprofit that hosts Wikipedia, today announced that Kathy Collins will be joining its Board of Trustees – the board is composed of Wikimedia community volunteers and external experts to help guide the work of the Wikimedia Foundation. Kathy brings over four decades of experience….

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Love Wikipedia? Get to know the nonprofit behind it

Most people don't know that Wikipedia is hosted by a nonprofit. Accurate information online is needed now more than ever, as is the work of the Wikimedia Foundation.

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7 reasons you should donate to Wikipedia

People give to Wikipedia for many different reasons. The Wikimedia Foundation ensures that every donation we receive is invested back into serving Wikipedia, Wikimedia projects, and our free knowledge mission.

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Wikimedia Foundation calls for protection and fair treatment of Wikipedia as UK Online Safety Bill becomes law

The Wikimedia Foundation is calling on the UK government and independent regulator to ensure the implementation of the Online Safety Bill does not harm Wikipedia, and other projects that the public relies on to create and access free, reliable knowledge.

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Wikimania 2023 in Singapore centers on diversity, collaboration, and the future of free knowledge

In its eighteenth edition, Wikimania, the flagship annual conference that celebrates Wikimedia projects like Wikipedia and the volunteers who make them possible, is set to take place in Singapore.

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Wikipedia’s value in the age of generative AI

If there was a generative artificial intelligence system that could, on its own, write all the information contained in Wikipedia, would it be the same as Wikipedia today?

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For third time, China blocks Wikimedia Foundation as permanent observer to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

The Wikimedia Foundation was rejected for the third time from gaining accreditation as a permanent observer to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

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Protect the future of Wikipedia in the UK

The UK Online Safety Bill threatens the future of Wikipedia, a vital knowledge resource for people across the country. We are calling on UK government leaders to protect the online encyclopaedia now.

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Wikimedia Foundation appoints new Chief Talent and Culture Officer and Chief Communications Officer

The Wikimedia Foundation today announced that Courtney Bass Sherizen will be joining as the new Chief Talent and Culture Officer, and Anusha Alikhan will become the Chief Communications Officer.

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