Our supporters

openDemocracy.net is published by openDemocracy Limited, a UK-registered company (#03855274).

We are extremely grateful for the generous support of foundations, editorial partners and individuals. See below for a list of our supporters and partners covering the period 2020.

The support we receive through the generosity of ordinary readers is really important to us. Please consider supporting us to help openDemocracy survive and grow.

You can support openDemocracy with charitable grants and gifts to the openDemocracy programme of openTrust, a UK-registered charity (#1086404).

openDemocracy also works with Neo Philanthropy (a registered 501(c)3 organisation) as a US-based fiscal sponsor. In the role of fiscal sponsor, Neo acts as an umbrella organisation for a project and accepts and administers funds on its behalf. If you are interested in providing a grant or donation through our fiscal sponsor please email our finance team on [email protected]

Financial highlights

In 2020 we received £2.27m in income

openDemocracy revenue 2020


And we spent £2.21m

openDemocracy expenditure 2020

Our supporters in 2020

Foundations that have given us grants

£1,000 - £10,000
Laura Kinsella Foundation
Neo Philanthropy, supported by Hidden Leaf Foundation
openTrust, supported by Hopewell Fund
openTrust, supported by Network for Social Change
The Fritt Ord Foundation

£20,000 - £30,000
openTrust, supported by Partners for a New Economy
Roddick Foundation

£30,000 - £40,000
The Baring Foundation
Neo Philanthropy, supported by Wallace Global Fund

£40,000 - £60,000
Neo Philanthropy, supported by Humanity United
Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust
Tides Foundation
Open Society Policy Centre

£60,000 - £80,000
NESTA
Rockefeller Brothers Fund
openTrust, supported by The David and Elaine Potter Foundation

£80,000 - £100,000
openTrust, supported by The Legal Education Foundation

£100,000+
Children's Investment Fund Foundation
openTrust, supported by Ford Foundation
Luminate
Oak Foundation
openTrust
The David & Lucile Packard Foundation
Wellspring Philanthropic Fund
Foundation Open Society Institute

Non-profit organisations that have given us grants

£1,000 - £10,000
Association for Women's Rights in Development
Civicus
Bath University

£10,000 - £20,000
Check Global

Editorial partnerships

CMES/Lund University
Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right
European University Institute
Foxglove
Ryerson University

For details of our supporters for 2012-19, please follow this link

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