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Welcome to
District of Columbia
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Wikimedia District of Columbia is a nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to the advancement of general knowledge and the collection, development, and dissemination of educational content under a free license or in the public domain.

To carry out this mission, Wikimedia DC operates education and outreach programs in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, and West Virginia.

Wikimedia DC is a chapter of the Wikimedia Foundation, and supports the work of volunteers on Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects, along with numerous other free knowledge initiatives.


Wikimedia DC operates a number of outreach and educational programs in the DC area and elsewhere:


Wikimedia DC operates a number of outreach and educational programs in the DC area and elsewhere:

Get involved

Whether you're a free culture movement veteran, a newcomer interested in participating for the first time, or simply curious about our mission and programs, it's easy to get involved with Wikimedia DC.

  • Become a member. Joining Wikimedia DC is one of the easiest ways to support our mission. Membership is open to everyone, and several convenient registration options are available.
  • Connect with us online. The best way to stay informed about ongoing programs and upcoming events is to subscribe to the wikimedia-dc mailing list. You can also read our blog, or follow us via social media; we are @wikimediadc on Twitter and wikimediadc on Facebook.
  • Participate in local events. Wikimedia DC hosts a variety of educational and outreach events, from small workshops to large conferences. Most events are open to the public, and everyone is welcome to attend.
  • Apply for a grant. Wikimedia DC provides small grants to individuals, community groups, and nonprofit organizations to fund activities that align with our mission.
  • Donate. Your contribution will help provide critical funding for our educational and outreach programs.