Charity Hackathons: August 2020 Report

In September 2019, we shared about the progress of do_action charity hackathons for the year. We went on to work with 15 local communities to organize charity hackathons in 2019, which is a remarkable improvement over the 12 events from 2018. 2020 brought in some unexpected challenges for community organizers across the world due to … Continue reading Charity Hackathons: August 2020 Report

Charity Hackathons: September 2019 Report

At the end of 2018 we reported on the progress of the do_action charity hackathon event series for the year. At that time, we had worked with twelve local communities over the course of the year to help them run their own do_action events — a step up from four events the previous year! So far in 2019, eleven … Continue reading Charity Hackathons: September 2019 Report

Charity Hackathons: 2018 Mid-year Report

At the end of 2017 we reported on how the recently introduced do_action charity hackathon event series had been going — by the end of the year, we had worked with four local communities to help them run their own do_action events, which was a great start to the program and one that we were … Continue reading Charity Hackathons: 2018 Mid-year Report

Open Source Workshops: November 2020 report

The WordPress Foundation has been organizing Introduction to Open Source workshops, as part of our continuing efforts to educate the public about WordPress and related open-source software (OSS). In 2019, as part of our goal of organizing workshops in parts of the world with less participation in open source, we held four successful workshops in … Continue reading Open Source Workshops: November 2020 report

2019 Financials

In 2019, the WordPress Foundation and its subsidiary provided support and guidance for a total of 142 WordCamps and hundreds of meetup groups, organized by volunteers in communities all over the world. There were 41 WordCamp events in the US and 101 WordCamp events outside the US. In 2016, the WordPress Foundation created a subsidiary, … Continue reading 2019 Financials

2017 Annual Report

2017 Annual Report WordPress community programs enjoyed another year of significant growth in 2017. Below you’ll find information on the WordPress Foundation’s new programs supporting charity hackathons and open source education around the world. We also report on established programs like the WordCamp conference series and the WordPress meetup chapter program, which are both supported … Continue reading 2017 Annual Report