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Please note: This page is kept for historical reasons and may be out-of-date or inaccurate.

As a nonprofit organization, the Wikimedia Foundation relies on the expertise & generosity of thousands of people all around the world.

Note: All figures are in US dollars and reflect gifts received between June 1, 2008 and April 30, 2009.

Major Benefactors


Richard Lounsbery Foundation


Anonymous (3)

Leading donors

Anonymous (6)
Alison, David, Lisa and Sam
John Babcock
A. Jean Mahoney and Robert Sparks
Jonathan Starr
USA Networks

Sustaining donors

Anonymous (50)
Orville Baggett
Allen Berry
Best Buy Children's Foundation Tag Team Awards
Christian Boiron
Jeanne Busch
David Bydeley
Pawel Ciszewski
Joseph DeRisi
Drucila Cooper Memorial Fund
Edgar Durbin
Empax Inc.
Go Health Insurance
Gordon Lyon, Nmap Project
Lisa Brown and Daniel Handler
Patrick Hanna
Paul Johansen
Jennifer Kapila
Marc Labelle
Lawrence Lessig
Alexander Lindsey
William A. Linton
Christine Marcellus
Lars Petter Mathiassen
Mark Melton
Svein Ølnes
Motohisa Ohno
John Prikkel
Koyama Ryusuke
Jon Shapiro
SingleHop Dedicated Servers
Derek Sivers
Touch Local UK Business Directory
Paul Trickey
Video Converter
Karl Voskuil
Milan Votava
Wohler Technologies, Inc.
Yahoo! Holiday Giving Program