Wikimedia Foundation Receives $2 Million Grant From Google

Posted Feb 18, 2010

The Wikimedia Foundation has received a $2 million grant from Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG).  Google provided the investment through the Google Inc. Charitable Giving Fund of Tides Foundation. “Wikipedia is one of the greatest triumphs of the internet,” stated Google co-founder Sergey Brin. “This vast repository of community-generated content is an invaluable resource to anyone who is online.”  The Wikimedia Foundation operates several websites including Wikipedia, Wikibooks, Wikiversity, Wiktionary, Wikiquote, Wikinews, Wikimedia Commons and Wikisource.

[WikiMedia press release]