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Here is a list of organizations that accept bitcoin donations. Only notable donation-accepting sites should be added here.


Name Topic
Blendernation 3D, blender
Project gooseberry 3D, animation, blender


Name Topic
50cent rap, music
XKCD comic, nerdism
Heaven Sent Gaming comics, games, music, novels, video, and web entertainment

Open source

BTC is getting more and more popular at open projects due to it's own open nature.

Hint: You can donate to most of FLOSS projects, by sending out a BTC bounty on a issue using

Name Topic
arkOS raspberry, linux, decentralize
awesome WM linux, X11, window manager
Apache Foundation Open Source Software ready for business use
Backbox linux, distro, hacking
Bluetile WM linux, X11, window manager
Cryptocat mail, crypto
Dia linux, windows, drawing, sketch, CAD
Dokuwiki wiki
Dosbox emulator, DOS, x86
Duplicati backup, cloud
Etherpad collaboration, selfhosting
F-Droid android, repository, open source
GIMP drawing, photos
Gource VCS, animation, git, svn, art
FarmBot farming, automatisation
FreeBSD unix, OS
FreeHAL A.I.
Freenet anonymity, decentralisation
Haiku OS OS, BeOS
Libre.fm music, creativecommons, radio
LibreOffice office suite
Linux Mint Linux, distro, Debian
Loomio discussion, decission, crowdsourcing, community
Mediagobblin video, hosting, distributed
Megaglest gaming
OpenELEC OS, HTPC, multimedia, raspberry
opengameart.org creative commons, art, gamedev
OpenStreetMap maps, open data
OsmAnd maps, Android
Piwik tracking, hosting
TOR anonymity, P2P, routing
TOR chat anonymity, TOR, chat
TOR servers anonymity, TOR, hosting
Piratelinux linux, distro, hacking
RaspBMC linux, distro, htpc, multimedia, raspberry
Replicant Android,linux, distro
VideoLAN multimedia, player
Wikispead car, vehicle
Yacy search engine, distributed


Name Topic
Bitcoin Foundation
BitGive Foundation
Blender Foundation blender, 3D
citizenweb redistribute, dezentralize
Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)
Freedombox Foundation wifi
Freedom of the press Foundation press, journalism, whistleblowing,
Free Network Foundation (FNF) wifi, crypto
Free Software Foundation (FSF) open source
Gnome Foundation open source, Desktop, Linux
ReactOS Foundation windows, kernel, open source
Wikimedia Foundation wikipedia, open knowledge


Name Topic
FreeSnowden activism, whistleblowing
Sea Shepherd environment, whaling
Sigil Social Foundation domestic violence, behavioral health counseling for lower income families
The pirate bay copyright, warez


Name Topic
Anonyops.com hosting, activism
Anonyous activism, hacking
Anonnews.org hosting, activism
riseup.net hosting, activism
Wikileaks activism, whistleblower


Name Topic
Be welcome travel, couchsurfing
Name Topic
Flattr micropayment
Expedia travel, booking

Organization Purpose Donation Page
Bitcoin Charity Organization (BCO) is a worldwide non-profit organisation which promote access to medical services and ensure that life-saving therapies for children continue to be developed. BCO aim to ease the difficulties of accessing medical care for children and their families. [1]
420chan Imageboard community [2]
Against Hunger Against Hunger is a non profit organization using cryptocurrencies to raise money to help end world Hunger. [3]
Ahmia.fi AHMIA is working with Tor related projects including running Tor Nodes and the only public Tor Hidden Service search. [4]
AncientBeast.com [Free Open Source] Turn Based Strategy Game Played Online Against Other People. Master your beasts! [5]
Androidesimple Android educational apps. Tracking the ISS. Tracking Tiangong1. OSCAR: Orbiting Satellite Carrying Amateur Radio. [6]
Animals in Distress Sanctuary Animals in Distress Sanctuary [7]
Animals Aid Association Helping homeless dogs and cats, Rescue center. [8]
Antiwar.com Devoted to the cause of non-interventionism and anti-imperialism. [9]
As We Grow Dedicated to building classrooms for quality education [10] (Under one-off donation button.)
Basketball club KK Velike Lašče Basketball club KK Velike Lašče from Slovenia playing in the lower national league [11]
BBC iPlayer Notifier Email and Google Talk notification of new content available on BBC iPlayer [12]
BeatingDebt.org Teaching debt prevention by placing educational ads, supporting debt prevention groups, and providing online resources [13]
BitCharity Hub for donating to charities using Bitcoin (currently inactive) [14]
Bitcoin 100 Bitcoin 100: A Kickstarter for Charities (1BTC1oo) [15]
BitcoinFunding.com [Raise money with bitcoins] Kickstarter style website to raise funds for projects. [16]
Bitcoinspot Dutch website and forum about Bitcoins, how to acquire and how to use them. [17]
BitGiveFoundation BitGive Foundation - Charitable Giving Organization of the Bitcoin Community. [18]
Brmlab, hackerspace The first hackerspace in the Czech Republic [19]
BUND Berlin e.V. environmental NGO, Berlin branch of BUND / Friends of the Earth, Germany [20]
Blockr.io Bitcoin block explorer [21]
Chaos Computer Club Dresden A Hackerspace for the people of and visiting Dresden. Also known for their annual event Datenspuren to promote privacy and real world use of technology to the average people for free. [22]
Center for Applied Rationality (CFAR) A 501(c)3 with a mission to develop, test, and teach the art of effective decision-making, for individuals and for the world. CFAR provides tax-receipts for (non-anonymous) donations made in BTC! [23]
Center for a Stateless Society Builds public awareness of, and support for, market anarchism [24]
Cheat-Sheets.org Cheat/round-up/reference cards/guides/sheets for programming languages and software [25]
Chamba Project An effort to create a Swathanthra (Free/Libre/Open/Mukt) Animation Movie by pooling in contributions from people around the world and funding artists directly. [26]
Chebucto Community Net Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada-based registered charitable society providing non-profit access to the tools of communication. Operating since 1994. [27]
Children's Well-wishers Network (CWN) Registered educational charity focused on advancing children's education and providing educational facilities to deprived schools in North and East Sri Lanka. [28]
Church of Saint John the Evangelist A Church in Goshen, NY [29]
Congregation Tiferes Yisroel Orthodox Jewish Synagogue oriented toward people with little or no Jewish background and "Jews by choice" in Baltimore, MD, USA [30]
Consumer - Merchant Trust Project An initiative to increase trust between Consumer and Bitcoin Merchants. Proceedspay for hosting, ads, etc. [31]
Carnicom Institute Research for the Benefit of Humanity. The Carnicom Institute is a non-profit health and environmental educational and research organization serving the public welfare. [32]
Convergence Agile, distributed, and secure strategy for replacing certificate authorities. [33]
Cop Block Cop Block is a decentralized project supported by a diverse group of individuals united by their shared goal of police accountability. [34]
Creative Commons Bibliothek Creative Commons and Public Domain library. Includes book source code for easy reprinting with custom layout. Local groups produce paper versions for lending. [35]
Cryto Coding Collective Host for IRC and web for free/libre software and cultural projects [36]
Dallas Makerspace The first Makerspace/Hackerspace in North Texas. [37]
Decrypted Matrix Blog on science, society, nature, politics etc. [38]
Degenernet Radio Online radio station dedicated independent music from all genres [39]
Dieppa Law Firm, P.A. We are the first law firm in the Miami area to accept Bitcoin for its legal services in line with our commitment to confidentiality to our clients even with regards to payment for our services. Dieppa Law Firm, P.A. specializes in bankruptcy, personal injury and traffic law among other services such as commercial, tax and real estate law and our firm provides an initial consultation for free to make sure you can make an informed decision about legal representation. [40]
Digital Precursor Website and Forum dedicated to scientific learning (particularly energetics) [41]
DownsizeDC.org Downsize DC advocates constitutional limits, smaller government, civil liberties, federalism, and low taxes. [42]
Early Intervention Program at SPICES SPICES has been providing early intervention services to children with developmental delays or learning difficulties since 1997. SPICES was set up to meet the needs of children who lack access to such professional services in our public education system. [43]
Encyclopedia Dramatica 4chan's Wikipedia [44]
Erowid Portal on psychoactive plants and chemicals, meditation, lucid etc. [45]
Eudemocracia NGO Dedicated to the creation of a modern form of government that combines direct democracy and internet. [46]
Expanton Occupy Wall Street Support [47]
Ezyorg.com Organizing & Planning Tool [48]
Fairewinds Energy Education Educates the public about nuclear power and other energy issues. [49]
Family Enrichment Counselling Services Inc. A not-for-profit, community agency dedicated to providing counselling services, educational programs, and mediation in Fredericton and surrounding area. [50]
Farm Forward Promoting conscientious food choices, reducing farm animal suffering, and advancing sustainable agriculture. [51]
Festival Brikcius Support "Festival Brikcius" - the chamber music concert series at the Stone Bell House in Prague. [52]
Florida Gulf Coast University FGCU began accepting bitcoins with the creation of the Atilus Bitcoin Scholarship Endowment on April 11, 2014 - marking it as the first Public University in the United States to accept bitcoin. [53]
Forban Filesharing protocol for local area networks [54]
Foundation for Economic Education FEE’s mission is to inspire, educate and connect future leaders with the economic, ethical and legal principles of a free society. [55]
Freedomain Radio Online philosophical conversation about freedom, religion, the state, and the family [56]
FreedomsPhoenix Reigniting the flames of freedom, Phoenix based daily radio show, news aggregator and Digital eZine. [57]
Free State Project Organized political migration of libertarian activists to New Hampshire in order to reduce the size and scope of government. [58]
Free Talk Live Help spread the message of liberty by donating to a liberty leaning nationally syndicated radio show! [59]
FreezingMoon.org Free Open Source Game Development Organization [60]
Freifunk Rheinland e.V. Organization fighting legislation against unrestricted WiFi access in Germany [61]
GentleLAN Since many years free private LANs in Bremen / Germany [62]
GirlsGoneBitcoin Girls gone wild with bitcoin accepting donations! [63]
Group B Strep International Promoting GBS Awareness Worldwide [64]
GZZT.org Popular Useful Links Reference Site [65]
HackBloc on Reddit Hacktivism, Crypto-anarchy, Darknets. [66]
hacktolive Development of Linux-based distro "Super OS" and other open-source software [67]
Hamburger Väter Support children and fathers to keep in contact after family separation [68]
Help The Dogs HelpThedogs.net is a local foundation which helps the rehabilitation of abused and abandoned dogs. [69]
Help Linux Russian language Linux support [70]
Juice Rap News Juice Rap News - the news show for the Internet nation, delivering a bulletin to restore your faith in the fourth estate, make you nod your head to the beat even as you shake it in disbelief. [71]
JURN Search over 4,000 'open access' academic ejournals in the arts & humanities. Find and access full-text academic articles, for free, from anywhere. [72]
The Icarus Project A mutual aid/peer support organization dedicated to radical mental health [73]
International Modern Media Initiative Strongest freedom of information laws in the world, being created in Iceland [74]
I2P Anonymous Network Anonymising network similar to tor [75]
Intercom - Emergency Communications Division We Build Censorship Resistant Phone and Communications Networks [76]
IPInfoDB A free geolocation web service to detect the location by IP address. Donations required to grow the network infrastructure. [77]
Italian Pirate Party Italian Pirate Party - Associazione Partito Pirata Italia [78]
Khan Academy A non-profit aimed at providing a free, world-class education for people everywhere. Offers free online educational materials (e.g. videos, exercises, analytics, teacher tools) that support personalized education. Lessons include math, science, finance, history, and even bitcoin. [79]
KoinoniaAxion (Κοινωνία Αξιών) Political Party in Greece [80]
Law Enforcement Against Prohibition LEAP is made up of current and former members of the law enforcement and criminal justice communities who are speaking out about the failures of our existing drug policies. [81]
Lew Rockwell.com anti-state anti-war pro-market [82]
Libertarian Party (US) Third largest political party in the United States. [83]
Lifeboat Foundation Organization for scientific advancements and against harm from technological progress [84]
Logical Language Group The Logical Language Group, Inc. is a non-profit organization meant to serve the needs of the Lojban community. [85]
Lorea A distributed and federated organization working on pushing open source for social networking, social economy and autonomy of the people. [86]
Los Angeles Biohackers Grass-roots biotechnology lab in downtown Los Angeles [87]
Los Angeles Indymedia User-generated left-wing news. [88]
LÖVE An open source 2D game engine that uses the Lua programming language. [89]
Machine Intelligence Research Institute (MIRI) A 501(c)(3) non-profit working to ensure that the creation of smarter-than-human intelligence has a positive impact. MIRI provides tax-receipts for (non-anonymous) donations made in BTC! [90]
Minecraft School in India Enspired by MinecraftEdu project the goal is to educate children thought simulation. Project will include building a real school and other help to local communities. [91]
New Approach Oregon Campaign to legalize, regulate, and tax marijuana in Oregon [92]
Nikki and the Robots Cute cross-platform open source platformer game by Joyride Labs [93]
Open Transactions Easy-to-use, Financial Crypto and Digital Cash Library. [94]
OpenNIC parallel decentralized DNS
Openwall Project Development of information security related free software, information security research, publications, and community activities aimed at making existing free software safer to use. [95]
Omni Nano A 501(c)(3) non-profit public benefit organization devoted to developing and introducing nanotechnology & STEM education to high schools and undergraduate colleges, in order to better prepare today's students for their professional science, engineering, and administrative careers in our globalized, high-tech 21st century economy. Omni Nano is happy to provide tax receipts for (non-anonymous) donations made in BTC. [96]
OrganicDesign A group developing methods and tools to support open-source bottom-up peer-to-peer governance for the people [97]
Osiris-sps.org Software for decentralized portal, managed and shared via P2P between members. [98]
paniq.cc Music from the other side of the universe [99]
Pathways To Education Canada Pathways to Education is helping youth in low-income communities in Canada graduate from high school and successfully transition into post-secondary education. Pathways addresses systemic barriers to education by providing leadership, expertise and a community-based program proven to lower dropout rates. Pathways is the first national charity in Canada to issue tax receipts for Bitcoin donations. [100]
Partido Liberal Libertario Libertarian Party of Argentina [101]
P2P Foundation Researching, documenting and promoting peer to peer practices [102]
Patch-Tag.com Darcs and gitit wiki hosting for open source projects [103]
PeaceGeeks Global non-profit, volunteer organization that builds the technological, communications and management capacities of grassroots organizations working on the promotion of peace, accountability and human rights. [104]
Pioneer One TV series funded purely through donations [105]
Piratenpartei Österreich Pirate Party of Austria [106]
PiraX Hacker collective and web-tool pioneers. [107]
Plankhead Free/open source media and arts organization [108]
Plaztika Virtual art space. Non-profit/runs on donations. New artists are welcome to join. [109]
PrivacyBox System for anonymous and non-trackable contact forms [110]
Project Hidden Treasure Promotes Bitcoin to new users by 'hiding' them in Geocaches. Also explains Bitcoin use and security. [111]
Prometheus Fusion Perfection Open source nuclear fusion research [112]
Protest Barrick A global campaign against the world's largest gold miner [113]
Protomail Secure mail platform and provider (were banned by Paypal)
ThePythonGameBook Free CC/GPL licensed wikibook to learn open source game programming in Python [114]
Queeky an online drawing community with special drawing tools and creative users from all around the world [115]
Recycles.Org Nonprofit Recycling and ReUse Network - Nationwide (USA) technology exchange clearinghouse for nonprofits [116]
Africa Community Groups Resources is a Charity Program run by South Africa's iceCUBED, to raise money and awareness of local community groups in Africa. [117]
Ripple Payment system based on trust networks [118]
RusInfo Russian info agency [119]
The Seasteading Institute To further the establishment and growth of permanent, autonomous ocean communities, enabling innovation with new political and social systems. [120]
showRSS A service that provides feeds to automatically download TV show torrents for DVR/Tivo like applications [121]
SomeFunnyPranks.com Audio recordings of phone pranks under Creative Commons [122]
¡SOS Mazunte! Support campaign after the Carlotta hurricane that hit the coast of Oaxaca (Mexico), particularly the community of Mazunte, on June 15th. [123]
Sugar Labs Free/open sourcee education/learning software [124]
Stowarzyszenie Więcej Demokracji Association for direct democracy in Poland [125]
Students for Liberty To provide a unified, student-driven forum of support for students and student organizations dedicated to liberty. [126]
Sun City Ukrainian centre for children in difficult circumstances [127]
Symphony of Science A musical project headed by John Boswell, to deliver scientific knowledge in musical form. [128]
Tahoe-LAFS A distributed filesystem with funky redundancy properties [129]
Tangorin Japanese Dictionary Free online Japanese dictionary in development since October 2007 by a former Japanology student. [130]
Technitium Freeware MAC Address Changer [131]
TN3T LLC TOR Project TN3T LLC operates 2 TOR exit nodes. [132]
TryBTC Simple way to get started with bitcoin, uses donations to give out coins to educate new users [133]
Tunapanda Institute Spreading technology skills and digital self-expression to low-income communities of East Africa [134]
United Nations of Film Truth Investigation and Whistleblower Site fighting for the Right to Privacy, Freedom, Equality and Prosperity for all Humanity. [135]
Vaizard institute Backing people who want to make the world a better place by making their ideas real. [136]
Videoneat Watch free documentaries and lectures online [137]
WL Central News, analysis and actions related to Wikileaks [138]
Waking Up Movie Project Humanist collaborative film project [139]
Whonix Anonymous Operating System [140]
Wikispooks An encyclopedia of deep political structures and events [141]
WordswithMeaning! An "alternative" affairs online editorial focusing on non-conservative views and aiming criticism towards copyright and the modern media. [142]
Yorba Software group developing free desktop applications for GNOME [143]
Zero State Grassroots technoprogressive community implementing practical solutions to advance the human condition. Category 2 membership (Category 1 is free, category 3 is achievement based.)