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We fund & support

We fund & support open technology projects that promote human rights and open societies. We help advance inclusive and safe access to global communications networks.

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OTF provides financial support for projects through these funds & fellowships >>

OTF has supported 450+ projects to date.

Internet Freedom Fund

The Internet Freedom Fund is OTF’s primary way to support projects and people working on open and accessible technology-focused projects that promote human rights, Internet freedom, open societies.

Rapid Response Fund

The Rapid Response Fund aims to facilitate the digital emergency response community to resolve threats in a timely and comprehensive manner for individuals, communities, and organizations whose free expression has recently been repressed.

Surge and Sustain Fund

The Surge and Sustain Fund is the primary way that OTF provides resources to leading VPN and circumvention solutions to support user costs in highly restrictive environments.

Information Controls Fellowship

The Information Controls Fellowship Program (ICFP) cultivates research, outputs, and creative collaboration on topics related to repressive Internet censorship and surveillance.