We support technology projects that counter online censorship and combat repressive surveillance to enable all citizens to exercise their fundamental human rights online.
Internet Freedom Fund
This fund supports innovative internet freedom projects, including technology development, research, digital security projects, and convenings.
Rapid Response Fund
This fund provides emergency support to journalists, human rights defenders, and civil society organizations facing digital threats and attacks.
Surge and Sustain Fund
This fund supports user costs for open-source VPN and circumvention solutions serving users in highly restrictive censorship environments.
Information Controls Fellowship
Our fellowships support research efforts to analyze online novel censorship and surveillance techniques and to explore solutions.
OTF has supported 450+ projects to date.
OTF provides ongoing project support for security audits, usability and user safety, translations, and community learning.
people worldwide use OTF-supported technologies to safely access the uncensored internet
applications for support received and reviewed
countries where OTF supports censorship measurement and monitoring efforts
security audits supported, resulting in over 2,000 security patches