Our funders

DFF is currently supported by Open Society Foundations, Adessium Foundation, Luminate, Ford Foundation, Fondation Nicolas Puech, Stiftung Mercator, Robert Bosch Stiftung and the Limelight Foundation. We also receive project funding from Open Society Initiative for Europe and the Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values (CERV) programme of the European Union. Previously, DFF received support from the Renewable Freedom Foundation and the Sigrid Rausing Trust, and project funding from the Democracy and Media Foundation (Stichting Democratie en Media).

Open Society Foundations
Adessium Foundation
Ford Foundation
Nicolas Puech Fondation
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Support us

Do you want to help protect human rights in online spaces by making a financial contribution to DFF? Contact us at to arrange a donation. Your donation will support digital rights litigation and skill building for the digital rights field.

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Ethical funding policy

DFF fundraises under the guidance of its Ethical Funding Policy, which outlines the type of funding DFF accepts and the types of activities donations and other funding are used for. DFF’s Ethical Funding Policy seeks to ensure that DFF can properly manage its priorities and projects with appropriate independence from its funders.

A summary of the DFF Ethical Funding Policy can be accessed here.