as a donor

Your donation is important

As a non-profit organisation, Wikimedia CH promotes free knowledge in Switzerland and advocates for the independence of Wikipedia and its sister projects. We fully rely on donations from people like you, who use and appreciate our work. Your donation to Wikimedia CH is tax deductible.

Donate online

Donating online is the easiest way to support the work of Wikimedia CH. Click on the Donate button, enter the amount you would like to dedicate to free knowledge and choose your preferred payment method.

Our banking details

Post Account
Wikimedia CH,  c/o Studio Legale Gilles Benedick, Via Ludovico Ariosto 6, 6900 Lugano

IBAN CH61 0900 0000 1530 5990 7


Our payment methods

We would be happy to receive your donation by credit card, Postcard, PayPal or Twint. Alternatively, you can use this QR code.
We process all your data in a confidential manner.

Your support matters

Improving Switzerland-related Wikipedia content and fighting against fake news takes time and resources. Your support helps us develop and carry out new, local projects that improve Wikipedia and its sister projects.

Tax deduction

Wikimedia CH is recognised as a charity by all cantonal tax offices in Switzerland. Your donations are thus tax-deductible all over Switzerland.

How we use funds

In our Annual Report, we display the use of funds and the highlights of the past year. We invite you to browse through last year’s annual report, as well as past issues.

Include Wikimedia CH in your will

By naming Wikimedia CH in your will, you are making a priceless gesture that links your name to Wikipedia, the world’s largest online repository for human knowledge. In this way, your support of free knowledge will live on after you. If you are considering making a bequest or would like more information, please call our Fundraising Manager at +41 21 311 17 82.

Is anonymous donation possible? 

Yes, it is. If you want to make an anonymous donation, you must do it via our partner, the online philanthropy portal StiftungSchweiz, who will transfer your amount to Wikimedia CH but not your personal data. Fill in Wikimedia CH’s donation form at StiftungSchweiz’s website and tick the box “Ich möchte anonym spenden”. This page currently exists only in German. Please note that we will not be able to issue a tax receipt for anonymous donations.

Answers to your questions

If you have questions, please consider our FAQ page. There you find replies to the most frequently asked questions.

We are here for you. Get in touch!

Clara Wiest

Fundraising & Membership
+41 21 311 17 82

Thank you for your support

We warmly thank all of our generous donors. Your financial support helps us fight for free access to unbiased information. Stay informed about Wikimedia CH’s activities and subscribe to our monthly newsletter.