Wikimedia Foundation

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Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.
Wikimedia Foundation logo - vertical.svg
AbbreviationWMF
FoundedSeetebosigo 20, 2003; 19 years ago (2003-06-20), St. Petersburg, Florida, US
FounderJimmy Wales[1][2]
Type501(c)(3), charitable organization
20-0049703[3]
FocusFree, open-content, multilingual, wiki-based Internet projects
Location
Area served
Worldwide
ProductsWikipedia, MediaWiki, Wikibooks, Wikidata, Wikimedia Commons, Wikinews, Wikiquote, Wikisource, Wikispecies, Wikiversity, Wikivoyage, Wiktionary
Membership
Board-only
Revenue
  • Increase US$162.9 million (2021)
  • 129.2 million (2020)
[5]
Expenses
  • Decrease US$111.8 million (2021)
  • 112.5 million (2020)
[5]
Endowment (2021)> US$100 million[6]
Employees
> 550 staff/contractors (Tempolete:As of)[7]
Website{{URL|example.com|optional display text}}, {{URL|example.com|optional display text}} (Governance Wiki)

Wikimedia Foundation (WMF, kana Wikimedia) ke komponi e sa direng madi le diofise tsa lone di leng ko San Francisco, California, le kwadisetswe e le leloko le le sa diring madi, ko tase ga Molao wa US.[8] Ke mong wa Diporojeke tsa Wikimedia – tse di dirisiwang ke makgolo kgolo a Wikipedians le Baithaopi ba ba sa duelweng[9][10][11][12]

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  1. Neate, Rupert (October 7, 2008). "Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales goes bananas". The Daily Telegraph. https://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/mediatechnologyandtelecoms/3399843/Wikipedia-founder-Jimmy-Wales-goes-bananas.html. "The encyclopedia's huge fan base became such a drain on Bomis's resources that Mr Wales, and co-founder Larry Sanger, thought of a radical new funding model – charity." 
  2. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named Announcing Wikimedia Foundation
  3. "2014 Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax (form 990)" (PDF). WMF (Public Inspection Copy). 11 May 2016. Archived (PDF) from the original on September 14, 2016. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
  4. "Contact us – Wikimedia Foundation". Wikimedia Foundation. Archived from the original on June 25, 2017. Retrieved 8 June 2017.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "File:Wikimedia Foundation FY2020-2021 Audit Report.pdf - Wikimedia Foundation Governance Wiki". Foundation.wikimedia.org. Retrieved 2022-05-18.
  6. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named Endo100
  7. "About Wikimedia Foundation". wikimediafoundation.org. May 30, 2018. Archived from the original on December 1, 2017. Retrieved October 2, 2021.
  8. Hanson, Jarice (2016). The Social Media Revolution: An Economic Encyclopedia of Friending, Following, Texting, and Connecting. ABC-CLIO. p. 375. ISBN 978-1-61069-768-2. https://books.google.com/books?id=ePEZDAAAQBAJ&pg=PA375. 
  9. Jacobs, Julia (8 April 2019). "Wikipedia Isn't Officially a Social Network. But the Harassment Can Get Ugly.". The New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/08/us/wikipedia-harassment-wikimedia-foundation.html. 
  10. Tempolete:Cite magazine
  11. Kolbe, Andreas (24 May 2021). "Wikipedia is swimming in money—why is it begging people to donate?". The Daily Dot. https://www.dailydot.com/debug/wikipedia-endownemnt-fundraising/. 
  12. Culliford, Elizabeth (2 February 2021). "Exclusive: Wikipedia launches new global rules to combat site abuses" (in en). Reuters. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-wikipedia-rules-exclusive-idUSKBN2A21PW.