Crowdfunding

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Crowdfunding in Wikimedia projects is the process of requesting money from the public to support the creation of Wikimedia content.

Crowdfunded projects[edit]

Project Year Category Platform Contact Funding goal Amount raised on wiki
The Vanamo Online Game Museum 2013 Photography kickstarter Evan-Amos $8,500 $17,493 The Vanamo Online Game Museum
TonyTheTiger, Wikipedian for the world (#TTTWFTW) 2014 Photography kickstarter TonyTheTiger $6,000 $445 en:User:TonyTheTiger/Photographs
WikiCheese 2014 Photography KissKissBankBank Pyb, Wikimédia France €5,000 €7,345 WikiCheese
Help me help Wikipedia! 2014 source material gofundme Keilana $600 $655
Creative Commons Camera 2014 Photography Kickstarter Ryan Hodnett $860 $860 Commons:Category:Photographs by Ryan Hodnett
New gear for Wikipedia & Commons photographer 2015 Photography indiegogo Poco a poco €5,600 €1,759
A macro lens to record the biodiversity in Kerala 2015 Photography indiegogo Jkadavoor $750 $3,150
Coding da Vinci Hackathon Startnext Barbara Fischer, Wikimedia Deutschland €10,000 €2,696
Wiki Loves Africa 2015 2015 Photo contest Indiegogo Anthere, WikiAfrica €1,200 €460 Wiki Loves Africa
Wikipedia co-founder makes 50 educational videos for kids 2016 Videos Kickstarter Larry Sanger $8,000 $532
A camera and workstation for free quality content 2016 Photography Generosity Rehman $1,600 $367 Some photos by Rehman
Help Jacek Halicki buy a new computer 2016 Photography Indiegogo Jacek Halicki €700 €903
Photograpy Equipment for Wikipedia user Wilfredo 2016 Photography Indiegogo Wilfredo Rodríguez $953.90 $1,217
Underwater robot Ch'ti Plouf 2017 Photography & video Ulule Lamiot €9,000 €10,000 Mise au point d'un drone subaquatique
Wikipedians in Residance 2019 GLAM own platform Xavier Cailleau WMFr, Wikimédia France €50,000 x 3 €7,581

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Best practices are uncertain.

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