Pundasyon na Wikimedya

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Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.
Wikimedia Foundation logo - vertical.svg
NgaranWMF
PagkakatugdasHunyo 20, 2003; 19 years ago (2003-06-20), St. Petersburg, Florida, Estados Unidos
KagtugdasJimmy Wales[1]
Organisasyon501(c)(3), charitable organization
EIN 200049703[2]
FocusLibre, bukas na laog, multilingwal, nakabase sa wiki na proyekto sa Internet
Kinamumugtakan
Pigseserbihang lugar
Pankinaban
Produkto sWikipedia, MediaWiki, Wikibooks, Wikidata, Wikimedia Commons, Wikinews, Wikiquote, Wikisource, Wikispecies, Wikiversity, Wikivoyage, Wiktionary
Mga kaapilBoard sana
Revenue
  • Increase US$162.9 milyon (2021)
  • 129.2 million (2020)
[3]
Mga gastusan
  • Decrease US$111.8 milyon (2021)
  • 112.5 milyon (2020)
[3]
Endowment (2021)> US$100 milyon
Mga empleyado
> 550 staff/contractors (as of Oktobre 2, 2021)[4]
WebsityoOfficial website
foundation.wikimedia.org (Governance)

An Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., o Wikimedia kapag halipot asin pinalipot bilang WMF, sarong Amerikanong 501 (c) (3) nonprofit na organisasyon na may headquarter sa San Francisco, California asin nakarehistro bilang sarong charitable foundation sa irarom nin lokal na mga ley.[5] Pinakabisto bilang an hosting platform kan Wikipedya, sarong crowdsourced online encyclopedia, ini man an nagho-host kan iba pang magka'agid na proyekto asin MediaWiki, sarong wiki software.[6][7][8]

Itinugdas an Wikimedia Foundation kan 2003 sa St. Petersburg, Florida, ni Jimmy Wales bilang sarong daing propitong paagi tanganing pondohan an Wikipedia, Wiktionary, asin iba pang mga crowdsourced na proyektong wiki na poon pa kaidto hinost ni Bomis, Wales's kompanyang para sa tubo. An Foundation pinipinansyal mismo mayormente sa paagi kan minilyon na saradit na donasyon gikan sa mga parabasa nin Wikipedia, natitipon sa paagi nin mga kampanya asin taonan na pagpaskil nin banner dapit sa pagtipon nin pondo na nakakaag sa Wikipedia. Ini igwa nin mga grants hale sa manlaenlaen na mga kompanya nin teknolohiya asin mga organisasyon na pilantropo.

Marikas na nagtalubo an Pundasyon sa bilog na pagkabuhay kaini. Pag-abot nin 2021, iyan naggamit nin labing 550 tawohan asin parakontrata, na may taonan na revenue sa labing US$160 milyones, taonan na mga gastos na mga US$110 milyones, asin nagdadakol na endowment, na labi sa US$100 milyones kan Hunyo 2021.

Toltolan[baguhon | baguhon an source]

  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. "2014 Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax (form 990)" (PDF). WMF (Public Inspection Copy). May 11, 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 14, 2016. Retrieved December 13, 2016.  Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 "File:Wikimedia Foundation FY2020-2021 Audit Report.pdf - Wikimedia Foundation Governance Wiki". Foundation.wikimedia.org. Retrieved May 18, 2022. 
  4. "About Wikimedia Foundation". wikimediafoundation.org. May 30, 2018. Archived from the original on December 1, 2017. Retrieved October 2, 2021.  Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  5. 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. 
  6. Jacobs, Julia (April 8, 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. 
  7. Kolbe, Andreas (May 24, 2021). "Wikipedia is swimming in money—why is it begging people to donate?". The Daily Dot. https://www.dailydot.com/debug/wikipedia-endownemnt-fundraising/. 
  8. Culliford, Elizabeth (February 2, 2021). "Exclusive: Wikipedia launches new global rules to combat site abuses". Reuters. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-wikipedia-rules-exclusive-idUSKBN2A21PW.