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Wikimedia Foundation
149 New Montgomery Street
Floor 6
San Francisco, CA 94105
tel: (415) 839-6885
fax: (415) 882-0495
EIN: 20-0049703

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Board Leadership

Jan-Bart de Vreede


Lila Tretikov
Executive Director

Give From Your Donor Advised Fund

Research and Public Policy : Social and Public Policy Research

Wikimedia Foundation

Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge

(out of 100)
FYE 06/2013
Overall 91.90 4 stars
  Financial 89.27 3 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 4 stars

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Financial Performance Metrics
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  Administrative Expenses 21.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Primary Revenue Growth 40.7%
  Program Expenses Growth 46.9%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.28


Income Statement     (FYE 06/2013)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $45,272,234
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $45,272,234
   Program Service Revenue $306,705
Total Primary Revenue $45,578,939
   Other Revenue $88,377
TOTAL REVENUE $45,667,316
   Program Expenses $23,811,839
   Administrative Expenses $7,483,943
   Fundraising Expenses $3,875,773
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $10,495,761
Net Assets $45,189,124


Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 06/2013)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$202,095 0.57% Sue Gardner Executive Director


The Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. is 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. The Foundation operates some of the largest collaboratively edited reference projects in the world, including Wikipedia, the fourth most visited website in the world. In collaboration with a network of chapters, the Foundation provides the essential infrastructure and an organizational framework for the support and development of multilingual wiki projects and other endeavors which serve this mission.

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