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Foundation Grantmaking

How impactful are our grants? We’re investigating.

For almost a decade, the Wikimedia Foundation’s Community Resources team has been funding people and organizations pursuing our vision: Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. In the last five years alone, we’ve given out over 35 million US dollars across almost 80 countries. Our efforts….

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Nine community-led projects receive rapid grants to inspire new readers

How do we build awareness of Wikipedia in different countries, cultures, and language groups around the world? We trust local Wikimedians to offer their expertise.

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Eleven community-led projects awarded Project Grants

Selected from a field of 26 proposals, these projects focus on software, offline outreach, and online organizing.

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Ten community-led projects awarded Project Grants

Project Grants support individuals, groups and organizations to implement new experiments and proven ideas, whether focused on building a new tool or gadget, organizing a better process on your wiki, researching an important issue, coordinating an editathon series or providing other support for community-building.

Foundation From the archives Grantmaking

Twelve community-led projects awarded Project Grants

Selected from a field of 22 applications, the projects focus on software, offline outreach, and online organizing.

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New grants program will fund six community-led projects

Selected from a field of thirteen applications, the projects focus on software, offline outreach, and research.

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Wikimedia IEG program will fund fourteen community-led projects

We are excited to announce the successful grantees from round two of the Wikimedia Foundation’s 2015 Individual Engagement Grants (IEG) program. Individual Engagement Grants (IEG) provide funding to individuals and small teams to take on projects with potential for online impact and that advance the Wikimedia Foundation’s mission and strategic priorities. These projects can take….

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What we learned from the Inspire campaign to increase gender diversity on Wikimedia

The Inspire Campaign sought ideas for initiatives to increase gender diversity in Wikimedia projects. Community members proposed 266 ideas, leading to 16 grant-funded projects. Here's what we learned from this pilot.