Organisation: Wikimedia Foundation

As a relatively small funder one of the best ways we think we can achieve impact is by funding projects that are sustainable, scalable and/or replicable. One of our primary aims is to achieve long-term, lasting change in our field and the very best projects that come our way have a clearly defined strategy as […]

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Six months ago, we awarded the Wikimedia Foundation – the charitable organisation behind Wikipedia – a grant of £10,000 towards the costs of upgrading their mobile portal. Prior to the upgrade, the Wikimedia Foundation relied on a slow and fragile redirect that sent users with certain select smartphones to the portal, which served only high-end phones […]

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Having recently supported the Wikimedia Foundation with a grant to improve mobile access and editing facilities for Wikipedia users, we were delighted to hear the news that they had reached a deal with mobile operator Orange to provide free access to Wikipedia for Orange’s 70 million customers in the Middle East and Africa. This new […]

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA – October 14, 2011 – The Indigo Trust, a London foundation that funds technology-driven projects that inspire positive social change, announced it has awarded a grant of £10,000 to the Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit that operates Wikipedia. The money will go toward upgrading Wikimedia’s mobile platform, which will enable Wikimedia to better […]

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We were delighted that Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia and the Wikimedia Foundation, was able to join us at our Power of Information conference last week. For those at the conference it was a unique opportunity to hear directly from one of the internet’s most influential people and a chance to gain an insight into the […]

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We’re thrilled to announce that Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia and of the charitable organisation Wikimedia Foundation, has agreed to attend our Power of Information conference on 15 September.  Recognised as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and a recipient of the Time 100 Award, Wales is the driving force behind one of the most popular websites. From […]

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