Re: [Wikimedia-l] Endowment Update

2016-01-14 Thread geni
On 14 January 2016 at 18:41, Lisa Gruwell wrote: > > >The Wikimedia Endowment has been established as a Collective Action Fund >at Tides Foundation as a permanent, >income-generating fund to support the Wikimedia projects. Tides has >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Endowment Update

2016-01-14 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 14 January 2016 at 18:41, Lisa Gruwell wrote: > The Wikimedia Endowment has been established as a Collective Action Fund For those of us not familiar with US laws and terminology, what is a "Collective Action Fund? (I tried [[Collective Action Fund]], on

[Wikimedia-l] Endowment Update

2016-01-14 Thread Lisa Gruwell
Hi all- As you may have seen today, we announcing the Wikimedia Endowment as a part of WIkipedia’s 15th birthday. I want to thank everyone who engaged on meta to help us think through the initial decisions regarding the endowment. Here is a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Endowment Update

2016-01-14 Thread Pine W
Thanks for this announcement, Lisa. This fits in nicely with the discussions some of us are having about strategic planning for the community and for WMF. Adding Pete to this email thread because he might want to take note of this announcement for the panel discussion that he is moderating on