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===Our members are our strongest supporters.===
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<small>The annual membership dues of Wikimedia District of Columbia are $10.  Any payment above this amount is considered to be a donation, and does not entitle the member to any additional privileges.  Members who contribute $25 or more will be listed as sponsors in our Annual Report.</small>
 
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|content= Complete the '''[[Media:Wikimedia DC Membership Application.pdf|membership form]]''', attach a check or money order payable to Wikimedia District of Columbia, and mail it to:
 
  
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Members can vote for and serve on our Board of Directors, and can actively participate in our Annual Membership Meeting.
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===Make a monthly contribution to Wikimedia DC today!===
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You can also bring the form and payment in cash, check, or money order to [[Upcoming events|any of our events]].
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===Other options===
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You can also join Wikimedia DC by filling out a '''[[Media:Wikimedia DC Membership Application.pdf|membership form]]''' and bringing it to an [[Upcoming events|upcoming event]], or you can mail it to:
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<center>'''<big><big>Ready to make a difference?</big></big>'''</center>
 
  
<center>'''<big><big>Join Wikimedia DC!</big></big>'''</center>
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If you prefer, you can make annual payments:
  
Becoming a member of Wikimedia DC is one of the easiest and most effective ways you can support our charitable mission; the support of our members plays a crucial role in our ability to advance the collection, development, and dissemination of educational content.
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Membership is open to anyone! There are no prerequisites or requirements; while many of our members are experienced participants of Wikipedia and other Wikimedia project, others have never contributed.  We welcome members from the DC region and from around the world.  
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{{Note|'''Disclaimer:''' The annual membership dues of Wikimedia District of Columbia are $5. Any payment above this amount is considered to be a donation, and does not entitle the member to any additional privileges. Members who contribute $25 or more will be listed as sponsors in our Annual Report.}}
  
 
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<center>'''<big><big>Why join?</big></big>'''</center>
 
 
 
 
 
* '''Make a difference.'''  Your membership dues provide critical funding for our educational and outreach programs, and your support will have a real impact on our ability to carry out our charitable work.
 
* '''Be part of a global movement.'''  Wikimedia DC is a chapter of the <span class="plainlinks">[http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Home Wikimedia Foundation]</span> and part of a family of charities that includes <span class="plainlinks">[http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Local_chapters dozens of chapters across the world]</span>; our work is part of an international effort to further the advancement of free knowledge and culture.
 
* '''Guide our future direction.'''  Our members elect the [[Board of Directors]], approve our operating budget, and set strategic priorities for our work.  All members are invited to attend our annual membership meeting and have the right to vote on all business carried out at the meeting.
 
  
 
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Latest revision as of 20:28, 24 November 2015

Our members are our strongest supporters.

Members can vote for and serve on our Board of Directors, and can actively participate in our Annual Membership Meeting.

Make a monthly contribution to Wikimedia DC today!

Other options

You can also join Wikimedia DC by filling out a membership form and bringing it to an upcoming event, or you can mail it to:

Wikimedia District of Columbia
P.O. Box 9822
Washington, DC 20016

If you prefer, you can make annual payments:

Disclaimer: The annual membership dues of Wikimedia District of Columbia are $5. Any payment above this amount is considered to be a donation, and does not entitle the member to any additional privileges. Members who contribute $25 or more will be listed as sponsors in our Annual Report.

Tax Deductibility: Wikimedia District of Columbia is a public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Your donation is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Please reference tax ID number 45-2106571 when reporting your donation.