Wikimedia Foundation

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Owners of Wikipedia

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"The Wikimedia Foundation, Inc is a nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to encouraging the growth, development and distribution of free, multilingual content, and to providing the full content of these wiki-based projects to the public free of charge."
Started: 20 June 2003
Founder: Jimmy Wales

Founder/Owner: Jimmy Wales
Constitutes: non profit,  501(c)(3) organization

The Wikimedia Foundation is based in San Francisco, California.

As of 2021, the foundation employs over 450 staff and contractors, with annual revenues in excess of US$125 million.[1]


 

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