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We Met wikiHow's Challenge in Just Three Days!


We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve met wikiHow’s challenge to match the next $4000 donated to CC’s fundraising campaign in just three days! THANK YOU to all who donated and had your gift automatically doubled by wikiHow, the world’s largest and highest quality how-to manual! By joining wikiHow in supporting CC, you’re confirming their belief…

Web 2.0 Expo: Creating a Culture of Sharing


Thursday a panel at Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco explores an important question for anyone building or participating in a website premised on collaboration among users — Creating a Culture of Sharing — maximizing collaboration and minimizing conflict and other costs. This is an important question not only for entrepreneurs and communities, but for…

wikiHow Reaches 50,000 Articles

Open Culture

wikiHow, a community site that aims to be the world’s largest how-to manual, just reached the incredible milestone of 50,000 articles with the publication of How to Obtain a Copy of Your Birth Certificate in New Mexico. All of the content on wikiHow is released under a CC BY-NC-SA license, keeping the content therein open…

Thank you!


Joi Ito / Photo by Mizuka / CC BY One week ago I asked for support in helping us reach our $500,000 goal. At that time, we had $12,000 left to raise with only 2 1/2 days left in the campaign, and we were all wondering how we were going to make it. Today, I’m…

We met wikiHow's challenge in 4 days!


I’m thrilled to announce that we have far exceeded wikiHow’s matching challenge goal of raising $3000 in two weeks. We raised $3000 in 4 days! Thanks to wikiHow for their ongoing support (they’ve been CC supporters for 4 years running) and to our community members for helping us meet wikiHow’s challenge! The campaign will end…

5 New Companies Support CC!


Transparency is of the utmost importance to us here at CC, especially when it comes to who is funding us. People ask me all the time how CC is funded, to which I answer: CC relies entirely on the community in order to stay afloat. The community being the individuals, corporations, foundations, organizations, and institutions…

wikiHow to support the CC fundraising campaign? wikiHow matching challenge!


Following Safe Creative’s lead, wikiHow has decided to help rally the community around supporting Creative Commons by issuing their own giving challenge. For the next two weeks, wikiHow will be matching every donation dollar for dollar, up to $3,000. wikiHow is a collaborative writing project aiming to create the world’s largest, highest quality how-to manual.…