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]