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Encouraging Donations Through Supporters Section on Pages
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If a donator is willing to meet a certain amount of donation, allow them to write their names in at a "Supporters" section at the bottom of one page they like.
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created on09:30, 1 April 2017 (UTC)

Project idea[edit]

What is the problem you're trying to solve?[edit]

What problem are you trying to solve by doing this project? This problem should be small enough that you expect it to be completely or mostly resolved by the end of this project. Remember to review the tutorial for tips on how to answer this question.
I want to encourage donations to Wikipedia.

What is your solution?[edit]

For the problem you identified in the previous section, briefly describe your how you would like to address this problem. We recognize that there are many ways to solve a problem. We’d like to understand why you chose this particular solution, and why you think it is worth pursuing. Remember to review the tutorial for tips on how to answer this question.
People want to feel an attachment to certain intellectual areas and immortalizing their names under whichever page is of interest to them will be hard to pass.

Project goals[edit]

What are your goals for this project? Your goals should describe the top two or three benefits that will come out of your project. These should be benefits to the Wikimedia projects or Wikimedia communities. They should not be benefits to you individually. Remember to review the tutorial for tips on how to answer this question.
1. Increasing Wikipedia donations 2. Encouraging better page edits through the attachment of donors. 3. Trying to learn which subjects people are willing list their donations under.

Who will you be doing outreach with?[edit]

Get Involved[edit]

About the idea creator[edit]

I'm new here, just came up with the idea and wanted to help you out.



Expand your idea[edit]

Would a grant from the Wikimedia Foundation help make your idea happen? You can expand this idea into a grant proposal.

Expand into a Rapid Grant
Expand into a Project Grant

No funding needed?[edit]

Does your idea not require funding, but you're not sure about what to do next? Not sure how to start a proposal on your local project that needs consensus? Contact Chris Schilling on-wiki at I JethroBT (WMF) (talk · contribs) or via e-mail at cschilling(_AT_) for help!