Announcing new Programs Department

The Wiki Education Foundation is a programs-focused organization: Our primary mission is to support the Wikipedia Education Program in the United States and Canada. In recognition of the importance of the programmatic work to our organization, we’ve decided to reorganize our staff and create a formal Programs Department. Within the Programs Department, we have two … Continued

Wrap-up of our first Quarterly Review

The Wiki Education Foundation values transparency in our work. As a spin-off of the Wikimedia Foundation, we’ve kept several of the practices of the Wikimedia Foundation to encourage evaluation and reflection about our work. One of these practices is the Quarterly Review system, in which every team in the organization has an opportunity every quarter … Continued

Welcome, Karen George

The Wiki Education Foundation board of directors elected another member at their meeting last night: Karen George, who brings experience working with non-profits and start-ups to the Wiki Education Foundation board. To read more about Karen, please see our press release. I look forward to working with her. Welcome, Karen! Frank Schulenburg Executive Director … Continued

Releasing our grant proposal to the Stanton Foundation

The Wiki Education Foundation traces its origins to a pilot program funded by the Stanton Foundation in 2010; at that time, we were the first Wikimedia entity to publish a grant proposal publicly for anyone to review. Four years later, we still believe this level of transparency is good for our organization. We’ve received permission … Continued