Google donated $2 Million to Wikimedia Foundation, Jimmy Wales says

Jimmy Wales, Wikipedia founder on Twitter says that Google has donated $2 million to the Wikimedia Foundation. The official statement is supposedly be made on Wednesday. Wikimedia Foundation is a non-profit that focuses on the development of free, multilingual content to wiki-based projects. The Wikimedia Foundation operates Wikipedia, but has also helped develop Wikimedia Commons, […]

Jimmy Wales, Wikipedia founder on Twitter says that Google has donated $2 million to the Wikimedia Foundation. The official statement is supposedly be made on Wednesday. Wikimedia Foundation is a non-profit that focuses on the development of free, multilingual content to wiki-based projects. The Wikimedia Foundation operates Wikipedia, but has also helped develop Wikimedia Commons, Wiktionary, Wikisource, Wikiquote, Wikibooks, Wikinews, and Wikiversity. Earlier this year, Wikimedia announced that it has raised $8 million for the 2009-10 fiscal, exceeding its goal for the year by $500K. The foundation recently added Craigslist founder Craig Newmark to its advisory board, which also includes tech visionary Mitch Kapor.

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