Since our founding in 2004, the Open Knowledge Foundation has been funded through the generosity of many different trusts, foundations, governments, international organisations and individual donors.

We are extremely grateful to all those who fund us, and for their continued support. In particular, we would like to recognise the following organisations:

Shuttleworth Foundation

Adessium Foundation

Wellcome Trust

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

International Development Research Centre

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation



Omidyar Network


Sigrid Rausing Trust

Indigo Trust

If you are interested in supporting the Open Knowledge Foundation, or have any questions about our funding, please contact us via and someone from our team will be in touch with you. If you would like to know more about how we operate, take a look at our governance page.