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  • Noiz hasi zen diru-bilketa?

2007ko urriaren 22an.

  • Noiz amaituko da diru-bilketa?

2007ko abenduaren 22an.

  • Zer egin dezaket mezua zabaltzeko?

Ahal duzun bezala zabaldu mezua! Zure lagunei eta familiakoei esan. Botoiak eta bannerrak zure blogean ipini. Zure e-posta mezuak sinatzeko hurrengo testua erabili: Zuen etengabeko laguntzek mantentzen dute Wikipedia! Lagundu Wikimedia Foundation erakundea: http://donate.wikimedia.org

  • Nola egin dezaket dohaintza? (adib., zein metodo, zein dibisa, eta abar.)

Dohaintza egiteko http://donate.wikimedia.org gunera jo dezakezu. Edozein kreditu txartel (VISA, Mastercard, Discover edo American Express, adibidez) erabiliz egin dezakezu dohaintza, eta baita PayPal, Moneybookers, transferentzia zuzena edo txeke baten bidalketaren bitartez. Edozein dibisatan bidal diezagukezu txekea, eta onartzen ditugun dohaintza metodo gehienek ere dibisa anitz onartzen dituzte.

  • Nora bidali behar ditut txekeak?

Txekeak hurrengo helbide honetara bidal ditzakezu: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 919227, Orlando, FL 32891-9227, United States.

  • Dohaintzak zergarik gabekoak al dira?

Estatu Batuetan baino ez dira zergarik gabekoak. Kanadarrek ere badute zergak kentzeko aukera Estatu Batuetan egindako ordainketetan.

  • Dohaintza eginez gero, nola jasoko dut ordainagiria?

$100etik gorako dohaintza egiten duen edonork jasoko du ordaingiria, kontakturako informazioa zehaztu baldin badu betiere. Kopuru txikiagoekin ere ordainagiria eska dezakezu, donate @ wikimedia.org helbidera mezua bidaliz. Mesedez, zure kontaktu informazioa zehaztu, eta baita erabilitako ordainketa metodoa eta kopurua ere.

  • Eta Estatu Batuetan ez banago?

Ordainagiria eska dezakezu; hala eta guztiz ere, zergak kentzea Estatu Batuetan baino ezin da egin.

  • Dohaintza handia eginez gero, zerbait berezia jasoko al dut?

Bai. Aurten $10.000 eta $24.999 bitarteko dohaintzak egiten dituztenek Jimmy Wales Wikipediaren fundatzailearen deia jasoko dute (Dohaintzarekin batera zure telefono zenbakia zehaztu beharko duzu). $25.000tik gorako dohaintza eginez gero, Jimmyrekin afaltzera gonbidatuko zaitugu.

  • Dohaintza zehatzik egin al dezaket -- hau da, dirua eman al dezaket helburu oso zehatz baterako, eta beste ezertan ez erabiltzeko?

Charities based in the United States -- like the Wikimedia Foundation -- are required to honor restrictions requested by donors. That means if you specify your donation needs to be restricted for a specific use, we will either honor your request or return your donation. But before you decide to do that, please consider that unrestricted donations are much more useful for us. As quickly as Wikimedia's projects evolve, Wikimedia needs unrestricted donations to remain agile.

  • Zein diru kopuru eman dezaket?

You may donate any amount you like. We have set out some options for you (USD 200, 100, 60 and 40) to show you the kind of impact each dollar amount would have. Be aware though that unless you specify otherwise, your donations, regardless of the amount, will be put in a general pool and not restricted for specific usages.

  • If I can’t afford to donate, or don’t want to, what else can I do to support the Foundation?

There are many ways to show your support, and your time is just as important as a monetary contribution. You can teach a friend to edit Wikipedia. Upload some of your photos to Commons under a free content license. Or share the love by submitting a photo to the "Why Do You Love Wikipedia" Flickr group.

  • What is the financial target for this year’s fundraiser?

We are not announcing a specific financial target this year. However, we will tell you how much money we have raised.

  • Why aren't you announcing a target?

We had internal discussion about whether to announce a target, and good arguments were made supporting a variety of positions. Ultimately, we decided not to. We wanted instead to experiment with tracking the number of people who contributed donations, rather than the number of dollars donated. This just seems more consistent with the spirit of the projects.

  • If you don't have a financial target, how are you measuring success?

This year, we're trying something new. We are proud of the fact that 96% of the Foundation's budget comes from individual donations, mostly quite small ones. (The remainder comes from a small number of additional revenue streams, including sales of live feeds, T-shirt sales, and similar things.) This tells us we are serving lots of different people. This year, for the first time, we will track the success of the fundraiser not by the number of dollars donated, but by the number of people who donate. We think this is very much in the spirit of the projects, and their collaborative ethos.

  • What do you plan to do with the money?

First, we need money to keep our projects online: to pay for servers, bandwidth, office space and other necessities. Second, we want to focus more attention on program development, particularly in communities underrepresented in the projects, some of whom have little or no access to educational resources. For example, in early November we will hold several Wikipedia Academies in South Africa, with the hope of increasing the number of Wikipedians contributing in African languages. We hope to do more of this kind of outreach work. Our operating budget for 2007-08 is USD 4.6m. You can see how it will be spent on our budget overview page.

  • Zer da Wikipedia Academy?

The Academies are public events designed to encourage people to write for Wikipedia. They are usually dedicated to a single subject area (e.g., mathematics), or a particular language, usually one that is small or threatened. They were started in 2005 by Frank Schulenburg of the German Wikipedia.

  • How does Wikipedia help support language diversity?

Wikipedia is one of only a few reference sources available in languages such as Maori (an Eastern Polynesian language spoken in New Zealand), Swahili (a Bantu language used in sub-Saharan Africa), Upper Sorbian (a Slavic language spoken in eastern Germany), and Basque (spoken in north-central Spain and southwestern France).

  • How does Wikipedia help people in developing countries?

Educational programs in developing countries use our content in phenomenal ways. Our material is available around the world on DVDs and books, and installed on low-cost laptops through the One Laptop Per Child program.

  • Where can I find the results of the most recent audit?

The 2007 audit is underway. We expect it to be finished in late November. We will post the audit report to the Wikimedia Foundation website as soon as it is done.

  • When can I find the Form 990?

The most recent Form 990 is for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2006, and can be found here. The Form 990 for last fiscal, 2006-07, will be posted on the Foundation website once the 2006-07 audit is completed.

  • Will there be matching donations this year – and if so, how will they work?

Yes. As always, a site notice will be placed on top of each project page on the days that donations will be matched. The site notice will be removed at the end of the day, once the targeted amount has been met.

  • How is the fundraiser being promoted to the public?

We are promoting the fundraiser in many different ways. First, we are putting a banner on the top of each page, across all projects. Second, we are sending out a press release to media outlets around the world, and Jimmy Wales and Florence Devouard will be doing media interviews. Third, we are asking community members to promote the fundraiser in various ways to their friends and family.

  • Non aurki dezaket Jimmy Walesen bideoa?

Bideoa hemen dago eskuragarri: http://wikimediafoundation.org/donate/2007/psa/.

  • If I made a mistake with my donation, what can I do?

If you donated the wrong amount or made some other mistake, please send an e-mail explaining the situation to donate @ wikimedia.org. Please ensure you include all your contact information, and everything you can remember about the donation process (e.g., amount, method used, etc.).

  • What is the counter at the top of the sitenotice banner?

That counter represents the total number of donations made during the fundraiser. This year, we are tracking and promoting total number of donations instead of number of dollars donated. We think this is truer to the participatory, volunteer-driven nature of the projects.

  • Where do the quotes at the top of the sitenotice banner come from?

Those are all real quotes from real users of the projects. We have put them in the sitenotice to demonstrate that real people use and appreciate the projects, and to give them a voice telling us why.

  • Non dago dohaintza egiten dutenentzako pribatutasun politika?

Hemen dago Dohaintza egiten dutenentzako Pribatutasun Politika.