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Wikimedia Foundation receives $500,000 from the Craig Newmark Foundation and craigslist Charitable Fund to support a healthy and inclusive Wikimedia community
26 January 2017 Grant supports development of more advanced tools for volunteers and staff to reduce harassing behavior on Wikipedia and block harassers from the site
Wikimedia Foundation receives $3 million grant from Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to make freely licensed images accessible and reusable across the web
9 January 2017 Funding to support Wikimedia community efforts to enable structured data on Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository with more than 35 million media files


Archived releases: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

Contacts

Heather Walls
Interim Chief of Communications

Please note: The following contact information is for media relations requests only. For all general, public inquiries or concerns, please use Wikimedia Foundation contact us page.

press@wikimedia.org
+1 415-839-6885

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