Wikimedia Eesti

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Location of Estonia
General information
Name: Mittetulundusühing Wikimedia Eesti
Status: Non-profit (tax-deductible)
Founded: 25.07.2010
Recognized: 31.08.2010
Registered: 06.10.2010
Human resources
Members: 33 members
Board: 4 members
Hired staff: 2 employees (1 full-time, 1 part-time)
E-mail: info at
Phone: ´+372 5214 323 (board assistant)
Address: Domus Dorpatensis
Raekoja plats 1/Ülikooli 7
51003 Tartu
News: Wikimedia Eesti News
Media: Press coverage in Estonian media
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Mittetulundusühing Wikimedia Eesti is the official local chapter of Wikimedia Foundation in Estonia.

This is the official English web page of the chapter. The organization has also an official web page in Estonian.

As stated in the bylaws of Wikimedia Eesti, the main objectives of the organization are:

  • To support the collection, preservation and distribution of educational, scientific, cultural and historical data available under a free license, especially in Estonian and Võro languages and make more freely licensed information available about Estonia in other languages;

  • To support and promote projects which are managed by the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization in the United States.


2013 Financial report

2012 Financial report

2013 Activity report

2012 Activity report

2011 Activity report

2010 Activity report

First interim report on professionalization Q1

Second interim report on professionalization Q2

These reports are also available on the reports page.

Grant applications[edit]

Application for the grant of the Wikimedia Foundation in 2014

Application for the grant of the Wikimedia Foundation in 2013

Application for the grant of the Wikimedia Foundation in 2012

First start-up grant (rearranged into Start-up II)


In alphabetical order:

Eva Lepik
Tanel Pern
Sven-Erik Soosaar
Phone: +372 5664 6173
Teele Vaalma
en:User:Adeliine, et:Kasutaja:Adeliine
Phone: +372 5814 5381

Administrative staff[edit]

In alphabetical order:

Kaarel Vaidla - Executive director
Phone: +372 5230 204
Mari Vallik - Assistant
Phone: +372 5214 323

Description of staff job functions.

Description of staff job functions from October 2013 to June 2014.

Wikimedia Eesti also signs contracts for temporary positions related to different programs and projects. Due to their changeability, these positions do not make part of our meta page.


As decided by the board of WMEE on 19th of November 2013, Wikimedia Eesti follows the code of ethics of Estonian nonprofit organizations.

Staff strategy

Travel policy

Financial policy

Procedure for compensating expenses