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Wikimedia Sverige (Sweden): has since 2007 worked with galleries, libraries, archives, museums and other institutions. The aim being to make the important, beautiful and inspiring heritage they manage, care and educate about available on Wikimedia projects including Wikipedia, the world's fifth most visited website. In 2016-2017 the Postcode Lottery's Cultural Foundation funded Wikimedia Sverige’s project for the digital preservation of built cultural heritage. Wikimedia Sverige has been an official partner in UNESCO’s #Unite4Heritage campaign since 2017. Wikimedia Sverige is the project owner of the FindingGLAMs project.

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a specialized agency of the UN working to contribute to peace and security by promoting international collaboration through education, science, and culture to further universal respect for justice, the rule of law, and human rights along with fundamental freedom. They have recently started working more with open data and have a Wikipedian in Residence hired to help them make material (both media and data) available in the Wikimedia world with compatible free licenses. UNESCO’s role in the project is to initiate contacts with countries with relevant cultural heritage data and GLAMs with media files that might be uploaded to Commons. UNESCO will also release data and media and organize and participate in events to promote the project and awareness of cultural heritage.

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Wikimedia Foundation: The non-profit Wikimedia Foundation provides the essential infrastructure for free knowledge. They host Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia, created and edited by volunteers around the world, as well as many other vital community projects. They welcome anyone who shares our vision to join us in collecting and sharing knowledge that fully represents human diversity.

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The Swedish Postcode Foundation: provides the project funding for Finding GLAMs, they believe the world is getting better with the help of strong nonprofit organizations.