Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2015 - 2016 Fundraising Report just published

2016-11-28 Thread Pine W
There is an ongoing discussion about this subject in Wikipedia Weekly on Facebook, and it appears that the matter is not yet closed. Stephen, could you clarify who "we" is in your last paragraph? I am not sure that WMF Legal is the entity that should be determining what is "in the best interest

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2015 - 2016 Fundraising Report just published

2016-11-21 Thread Stephen LaPorte
Hi Chris and Lodewijk, I was asked to follow up here on the questions from October about country-by-country fundraising data. We make fundraising decisions, including decisions about what information we release, based in part on our internal legal assessments in the country. We don't go into our

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2015 - 2016 Fundraising Report just published

2016-11-04 Thread Chris Keating
*bump* Just wondered whether anyone had been able to look in more detail at what the legal/data protection barriers to releasing statistics broken down by country are? I'd be particularly interested to see how WMF is doing at securing repeat donations and tax-efficient donations from the UK, as

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2015 - 2016 Fundraising Report just published

2016-10-20 Thread Chris Keating
I can understand that if there are countries with very small numbers of donors you wouldn't want to give country-by-country breakdowns. But national charities report on how much money they raise all the time without any legal barriers, so I doubt there can be barriers to WMF reporting by country

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2015 - 2016 Fundraising Report just published

2016-10-19 Thread MZMcBride
Joseph Seddon wrote: >Lodewijk: So just as last year, fundraising totals have been posted by >region but there is currently no public data for donations from each >country. It's felt that the regional breakdown at least provides a >compromise between providing a semi-decent view of where our

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2015 - 2016 Fundraising Report just published

2016-10-19 Thread rupert THURNER
Joseph would you be able to elaborate on "privacy and other legal reasons" statement? Best, Rupert On Oct 18, 2016 19:25, "Joseph Seddon" wrote: > Hey both, > > > Apologies for the delay in responding,I have been meaning to respond to > this. > > > Lucas: So one of the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2015 - 2016 Fundraising Report just published

2016-10-18 Thread Joseph Seddon
Hey both, Apologies for the delay in responding,I have been meaning to respond to this. Lucas: So one of the biggest changes in Latin American was that the fundraising tech team integrated a new payment processor to accept both local currency and payment methods in a number of Latin America

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2015 - 2016 Fundraising Report just published

2016-10-01 Thread Lodewijk
Hi Sam, Thanks. One question that I keep hearing from our volunteers, from our real life organisers and other stakeholders, as well as the press is how the amounts are broken up by country. This would be very helpful information, and would help us to place best practices better. It has been asked

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2015 - 2016 Fundraising Report just published

2016-09-30 Thread Lucas Teles
Wow... the increasing donation on Latin America is really impressive! Is there any specific country that helped more on that? Teles Em sexta-feira, 30 de setembro de 2016, Samuel Patton escreveu: > Hi all, > > My name is Sam and I'm part of the online fundraising team.

[Wikimedia-l] 2015 - 2016 Fundraising Report just published

2016-09-30 Thread Samuel Patton
Hi all, My name is Sam and I'm part of the online fundraising team. I'm writing to let you know that we just published our 2015 - 2016 Fundraising Report, and would love for you to check it out. Link here: https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/2015-2016_Fundraising_Report I've been a happy and