[Foundation-l] [Announcement] Frank Stanton Foundation donates USD 262K

Renata St renatawiki at gmail.com
Sun Jul 27 23:47:49 UTC 2008

Thank you to the Stanton Foundation.

Congratulations to the Wikimedia Foundation.

Best wishes to both.


On Sun, Jul 27, 2008 at 7:36 PM, Sue Gardner <sgardner at wikimedia.org> wrote:

> Hi folks,
> I'm happy to tell you that the Wikimedia Foundation has received a
> substantial donation from the Stanton Foundation, a private foundation
> created to further philanthropic goals set by the late Dr. Frank
> Stanton. Dr. Stanton, who died two years ago at the age of 98, was a
> noted American broadcasting executive and longtime president of the CBS
> television network.
> The Stanton Foundation has given Wikimedia USD $262,000 to support the
> purchase of database servers, application servers, network equipment and
> other hardware.  The tech team will spend the money throughout 2008, and
> will begin to have the new hardware installed and operating in just a
> few months.
> This gift is a major vote of confidence in the work we are doing
> together. I'm really happy that the Stanton Foundation has chosen to
> support the Wikimedia projects, and our goal of bringing free knowledge
> to people all over the world.
> Congratulations to the tech team :-)
> Sue
> --
> Sue Gardner
> Executive Director
> Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.
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