Why is Wikipedia asking for money?

Answer It's just force of habit, really. When we last got a summary of their finances, they had between 8 and 11 million dollars sitting in a savings account, earning practically no interest. Meanwhile th... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Why is Wikipedia asking for money

I'm getting e-mails from wikipedia asking for money! What should I do!?

Sounds like a scam to me. Mark it as spam and forget about it.

Why is wikipedia asking for $7.5 million?

Excellent question. It is plain from the Wikimedia Foundation's ("WMF", the charity that owns Wikipedia) financial statements that their fundraising efforts have significantly outstripped their ac... Read More »

Huh why was Wikipedia shut down earlier. and why is asking me to sign some petition?

They are protesting some acts the government are trying to pass. Personally I think the acts are a bunch of bs and that they shouldn't. And this act called SOPA (or PIPA) is for copyright infringem... Read More »

How to Write an Email Asking for Money?

Fundraising was once based on sending letters and appeals through the mail, or even going door to door in the hopes of raising money for a project, charity or school. Technology has given people an... Read More »