Wikimedia Receives $500,000 Grant

Wikimedia Receives $500,000 Grant

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wikimedia-logo.png The nonprofit organization that operates Wikipedia has received a $500,000 grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to expand its effort to make educational information freely accessible.

“The enormous popularity of Wikipedia and its collaborative premise make the Wikimedia Foundation an ideal vehicle for spreading the open educational resources movement,” Barbara Chow, director of the education program at Hewlett, said in a statement.

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