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2011–2012 Annual Report
2011–2012 Annual Report

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It'd be helpful if this was en:ISO 216 compliant. At present, when we send reports to people in the rest of the world (eg in the UK), it incurs large postage costs because it's about 5mm too big to fit in one of our envelopes. I accept that it's difficult to create two versions, but it'd be very helpful if there was a way to make it slightly narrower - even just leaving a larger whitespace on one side so that we can trim it down when it arrives! Richard Symonds (WMUK) (talk) 13:39, 20 December 2012 (UTC)[reply]

More detail?


Is there a more detailed breakdown of what's included under

  • Management & Governance
  • Finance & Administration and
  • Human Resources

on page 59? I'm particularly interested in what costs were included under Finance & Administration. --Anthonyhcole (talk) 01:51, 25 December 2012 (UTC)[reply]

  • Management and Governance is for the expenses of the Executive Director and Board of Trustees. This category of expenses includes Board of Trustee travel for board meetings.
  • Finance and Administration is for the expenses of Business Office (Accounting), Office Administration, and Office Information Technology. Business Office expenses include the cost of the annual audit of the Wikimedia Foundation and our IRS 990 filing. Office Information Technology includes expenses to support the network, servers and phone system of the Wikimedia Foundation offices.
  • Human Resources includes expenditures for the Human Resources staff, Wikimedia Foundation staff benefits and recruitment cost. Gbyrd (talk) 19:43, 26 December 2012 (UTC)[reply]