Wikipedia:Directions to Wikimedia Foundation offices. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Wikimedia Foundation Inc. 120 Kearny Street, Suite 1600. San Francisco, California 94108. Telephone: (415) 839-6885.
In December 2008, the Wikimedia Foundation announced a restricted donation grant of US$890,000 from the Stanton Foundation, to improve Wikipedia's accessibility. Later named the Wikipedia Usability Initiative, the grant was used by the Wikimedia Foundation to appoint project-specific staff to the technology department.
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One Montgomery Tower, part of the Post Montgomery Centercomplex, is a 38-story office building connected to the Crocker Galleria mall. This location is a couple of blocks away from our previous location at 149 New Montgomery Street, is LEED certified, and allowed us to reduce our square footage while meeting our office space priorities for collaboration.
One Montgomery Tower is the fourth location which the Wikimedia Foundation has utilized for its headquarters, and the third in San Francisco.
The Wikimedia Foundation entered into a seven-year non-cancelable operating lease for its current office headquarters in San Francisco on 4 April 2017, which began on 1 October 2017 and concludes in 2024. The lease provides the Wikimedia Foundation the option to extend the lease term for one additional period of five years.
- 120 Kearny Street, 16th Floor, San Francisco, California 94104
- 1 Montgomery Street, Suite 1600, San Francisco, California 94104
- 19,157 square feet (1,779.7 m2)
Oct 27, 2020 · Wikimedia Foundation has an office in San Francisco and around 250 employees, about half of which are remote workers. Wikimedia Deutschland has an office in Berlin for 77 people that is supplied with renewable energy. Other movement organizations may have offices as well. It is not currently known what their energy usage or sources are.
Oct 23, 2020 · A Foundation event ban is an office action enforced in order to help improve the actual and perceived safety of users attending Wikimedia in-person events. It is placed under exceptional circumstances such as repeated abuse or behavior that compromises the trust and safety of our volunteers or users.
However, details regarding an office action are only shared to the extent that they do not compromise the safety of users, the public or the project." For the full text of the Wikimedia Foundation official policy, see meta:Office actions. For pages currently protected by office action, see Category:Wikipedia Office-protected pages.
Foundation is an upcoming American science fiction television series based on the book series of the same name by Isaac Asimov and produced for Apple TV+. The series was in pre-production,   but on March 12, 2020, production was halted due to COVID-19 . 
Wikipedia was founded as an offshoot of Nupedia, a now-abandoned project to produce a free encyclopedia, begun by the online media company Bomis.Nupedia had an elaborate system of peer review and required highly qualified contributors, but the writing of articles was slow.