Open Technology Fund

The next Internet Freedom Fund deadline is July 1. Apply now

Congress last week passed the fiscal year 2017 Omnibus Appropriations bill, which provides funding for the federal government for the remainder of the current fiscal year (through September 30, 2017).

Get money, help or both

Direct funding

Through direct funding, OTF provides projects or individuals with monetary support to accomplish specific goals in agreed upon timeframe. OTF is unique in that we can support any Internet freedom project (or individual work) deemed valuable regardless of size, location, or organizational type. Direct Funding Apply


Through trusted vendors, we provide projects with the opportunity to take advantage of various services designed to help them receive customized, continuous support. Accelerator Apply

Meet the awesome people behind the Open Technology Fund

Our Team, Advisory Council, and Fellows are a 40+ person community who speak 10+ languages, are from all over the world, know a lot about Internet Freedom, are supporting 100+ projects, and know how to make your’s succeed.

Meet the people