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Submission + - Wikimedia Foundation Raises $25 Million in a 9-day Fund-raiser->

hypnosec writes: The Wikimedia Foundation has announced at the conclusion of its ninth annual fund-raiser that it has managed to raise a whopping $25 million from 1.2 million donors in just over a week's time. Wikimedia ran this year’s fund raiser in English in the Australia, Canada, Great Britain, New Zealand and the US. Announcing the closure of this year's annual fund-raiser, Wikimedia foundation stated that the money collected will be used to improve the MediaWiki software as well as improve its server infrastructure. As compared to last year’s fund-raiser, which got completed in 46 days, this year’s was completed in just nine days.
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Wikimedia Foundation Raises $25 Million in a 9-day Fund-raiser

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