Donation-accepting organizations and projects

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

Organization Purpose Donation Page
420chan Imageboard community [1] AHMIA is working with Tor related projects including running Tor Nodes and the only public Tor Hidden Service search. [2] [Free Open Source] Turn Based Strategy Game Played Online Against Other People. Master your beasts! [3]
Animals in Distress Sanctuary Animals in Distress Sanctuary [4] Open news platform for Anonymous [5] News about Anonymous actions and operations [6] Devoted to the cause of non-interventionism and anti-imperialism. [7] Digital archive of public domain media, original open/free media and historical website backups [8]
As We Grow Dedicated to building classrooms for quality education [9] (Under one-off donation button.)
awesome Window manager for X11 [10]
Backbox Ubuntu-based GNU/Linux distribution for perform penetration tests and security assessments for ethical hacking [11]
Basketball club KK Velike Lašče Basketball club KK Velike Lašče from Slovenia playing in the lower national league [12]
BBC iPlayer Notifier Email and Google Talk notification of new content available on BBC iPlayer [13] Teaching debt prevention by placing educational ads, supporting debt prevention groups, and providing online resources [14]
BitCharity Hub for donating to charities using Bitcoin (currently inactive) [15]
Bitcoin 100 Bitcoin 100: A Kickstarter for Charities (1BTC1oo) [16]
Bitcoin Foundation Bitcoin Foundation standardizes, protects and promotes the use of Bitcoin cryptographic money for the benefit of users worldwide. [17] [Raise money with bitcoins] Kickstarter style website to raise funds for projects. [18]
Bitcoinspot Dutch website and forum about Bitcoins, how to acquire and how to use them. [19]
BitGiveFoundation BitGive Foundation - Charitable Giving Organization of the Bitcoin Community. [20]
Bluetile Tiling window manager for GNOME [21]
Brmlab, hackerspace The first hackerspace in the Czech Republic [22]
BUND Berlin e.V. environmental NGO, Berlin branch of BUND / Friends of the Earth, Germany [23] Bitcoin block explorer [24]
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! [25]
Center for a Stateless Society Builds public awareness of, and support for, market anarchism [26] Cheat/round-up/reference cards/guides/sheets for programming languages and software [27]
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. [28]
Chebucto Community Net Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada-based registered charitable society providing non-profit access to the tools of communication. Operating since 1994. [29]
Church of Saint John the Evangelist A Church in Goshen, NY [30]
Congregation Tiferes Yisroel Orthodox Jewish Synagogue oriented toward people with little or no Jewish background and "Jews by choice" in Baltimore, MD, USA [31]
Consumer - Merchant Trust Project An initiative to increase trust between Consumer and Bitcoin Merchants. Proceedspay for hosting, ads, etc. [32]
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. [33]
Convergence Agile, distributed, and secure strategy for replacing certificate authorities. [34]
Cop Block Cop Block is a decentralized project supported by a diverse group of individuals united by their shared goal of police accountability. [35]
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. [36]
Cryto Coding Collective Host for IRC and web for free/libre software and cultural projects [37]
Dallas Makerspace The first Makerspace/Hackerspace in North Texas. [38]
Decrypted Matrix Blog on science, society, nature, politics etc. [39]
Degenernet Radio Online radio station dedicated independent music from all genres [40] Dia, popular open source diagramming software for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux [41]
DIASPORA* Project A distributed privacy aware "social network" which is run non-profit [42]
Digital Precursor Website and Forum dedicated to scientific learning (particularly energetics) [43]
DOSBox An x86 emulator with DOS [44] Downsize DC advocates constitutional limits, smaller government, civil liberties, federalism, and low taxes. [45]
Duplicati Free, open source backup client that securely stores encrypted, incremental, compressed backups on cloud storage services and remote file servers. It works with Amazon S3, Windows Live SkyDrive, Google Drive (Google Docs), Rackspace Cloud Files or WebDAV, SSH, FTP (and many more). [46] Since the year 2000 producing free and open source software for media activism: makers of the 100% Free Dyne:bolic GNU/Linux distribution and more software to record, edit and stream audio and video materials on-line, encrypt private communications and recycle existing hardware. [47]
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. [48]
Encyclopedia Dramatica 4chan's Wikipedia [49]
Erowid Portal on psychoactive plants and chemicals, meditation, lucid etc. [50]
Eudemocracia NGO Dedicated to the creation of a modern form of government that combines direct democracy and internet. [51]
Expanton Occupy Wall Street Support [52] Organizing & Planning Tool [53]
Fairewinds Energy Education Educates the public about nuclear power and other energy issues. [54]
FarmBot Project open-source project that develops automated precision farming machines. [55]
Farm Forward Promoting conscientious food choices, reducing farm animal suffering, and advancing sustainable agriculture. [56]
Festival Brikcius Support "Festival Brikcius" - the chamber music concert series at the Stone Bell House in Prague. [57]
F–Droid Android App market (like google play market) for open source apps [58]
Forban Filesharing protocol for local area networks [59]
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. [60]
Freedomain Radio Online philosophical conversation about freedom, religion, the state, and the family [61]
FreedomBox Foundation Non-profit turning small plug computers into personal servers that guard your privacy, anonymity and security. [62]
FreedomsPhoenix Reigniting the flames of freedom, Phoenix based daily radio show, news aggregator and Digital eZine. [63]
FreeHAL a self-learning artificial intelligence available as free software [64]
Freenet Project The Free Network [65]
The Free Network Foundation To create free internetworks controlled and operated by communities. Plus help them operate with encryption by using 'Freedom Boxes' ect. [66]
Free Software Foundation Worldwide advocate for software freedom and host organization for the GNU Project. [67]
Free State Project Organized political migration of libertarian activists to New Hampshire in order to reduce the size and scope of government. [68]
Free Talk Live Help spread the message of liberty by donating to a liberty leaning nationally syndicated radio show! [69] Free Open Source Game Development Organization [70]
Freifunk Rheinland e.V. Organization fighting legislation against unrestricted WiFi access in Germany [71]
GentleLAN Since many years free private LANs in Bremen / Germany [72]
GirlsGoneBitcoin Girls gone wild with bitcoin accepting donations! [73]
Group B Strep International Promoting GBS Awareness Worldwide [74] Popular Useful Links Reference Site [75]
HackBloc on Reddit Hacktivism, Crypto-anarchy, Darknets. [76]
hacktolive Development of Linux-based distro "Super OS" and other open-source software [77]
Hamburger Väter Support children and fathers to keep in contact after family separation [78]
Heaven Sent Gaming Heaven Sent Gaming is a new media entertainment group founded by Mario Lucero and Isabel Ruiz, in 2006, as a game development team. [79]
Help Linux Russian language Linux support [80]
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. [81]
JURN Search over 4,000 'open access' academic ejournals in the arts & humanities. Find and access full-text academic articles, for free, from anywhere. [82]
The Icarus Project A mutual aid/peer support organization dedicated to radical mental health [83]
International Modern Media Initiative Strongest freedom of information laws in the world, being created in Iceland [84]
I2P Anonymous Network Anonymising network similar to tor [85]
Intercom - Emergency Communications Division We Build Censorship Resistant Phone and Communications Networks [86]
Italian Pirate Party Italian Pirate Party - Associazione Partito Pirata Italia [87]
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. [88]
KoinoniaAxion (Κοινωνία Αξιών) Political Party in Greece [89]
Lew anti-state anti-war pro-market [90]
Libertarian Party (US) Third largest political party in the United States. [91]
Lifeboat Foundation Organization for scientific advancements and against harm from technological progress [92]
Linux Mint Community-driven GNU/Linux distribution based on Ubuntu or Debian [93]
Logical Language Group The Logical Language Group, Inc. is a non-profit organization meant to serve the needs of the Lojban community. [94]
Lorea A distributed and federated organization working on pushing open source for social networking, social economy and autonomy of the people. [95]
Los Angeles Biohackers Grass-roots biotechnology lab in downtown Los Angeles [96]
Los Angeles Indymedia User-generated left-wing news. [97]
LÖVE An open source 2D game engine that uses the Lua programming language. [98]
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! [99]
Nikki and the Robots Cute cross-platform open source platformer game by Joyride Labs [100]
Open Transactions Easy-to-use, Financial Crypto and Digital Cash Library. [101] Produces and hosts freely licensed art for use in open source games [102]
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. [103]
Operation Anonymous Anonymous Political Group [104]
OrganicDesign A group developing methods and tools to support open-source bottom-up peer-to-peer governance for the people [105] Software for decentralized portal, managed and shared via P2P between members. [106] Music from the other side of the universe [107]
Partido Liberal Libertario Libertarian Party of Argentina [108]
P2P Foundation Researching, documenting and promoting peer to peer practices [109] Darcs and gitit wiki hosting for open source projects [110]
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. [111]
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. [112]
Pioneer One TV series funded purely through donations [113]
Pirate Linux A .deb installer and an Ubuntu based OS that installs, I2p Tor, bitcoin wallet and many other privacy and file sharing apps [114]
Piratenpartei Österreich Pirate Party of Austria [115]
PiraX Hacker collective and web-tool pioneers. [116]
Plankhead Free/open source media and arts organization [117]
Plaztika Virtual art space. Non-profit/runs on donations. New artists are welcome to join. [118]
PrivacyBox System for anonymous and non-trackable contact forms [119]
Project Hidden Treasure Promotes Bitcoin to new users by 'hiding' them in Geocaches. Also explains Bitcoin use and security. [120]
Prometheus Fusion Perfection Open source nuclear fusion research [121]
Protest Barrick A global campaign against the world's largest gold miner [122]
ThePythonGameBook Free CC/GPL licensed wikibook to learn open source game programming in Python [123]
Queeky an online drawing community with special drawing tools and creative users from all around the world [124]
ReactOS Free open source Windows-compatible operating system [125]
Recycles.Org Nonprofit Recycling and ReUse Network - Nationwide (USA) technology exchange clearinghouse for nonprofits [126]
Ripple Payment system based on trust networks [127]
Riseup Anti-capitalist collective [128]
RusInfo Russian info agency [129]
The Seasteading Institute To further the establishment and growth of permanent, autonomous ocean communities, enabling innovation with new political and social systems. [130]
showRSS A service that provides feeds to automatically download TV show torrents for DVR/Tivo like applications [131] Audio recordings of phone pranks under Creative Commons [132]
¡SOS Mazunte! Support campaign after the Carlotta hurricane that hit the coast of Oaxaca (Mexico), particularly the community of Mazunte, on June 15th. [133]
Stowarzyszenie Więcej Demokracji Association for direct democracy in Poland [134]
Students for Liberty To provide a unified, student-driven forum of support for students and student organizations dedicated to liberty. [135]
Sugar Labs Free/open sourcee education/learning software [136]
Sun City Ukrainian centre for children in difficult circumstances [137]
Symphony of Science A musical project headed by John Boswell, to deliver scientific knowledge in musical form. [138]
Tahoe-LAFS A distributed filesystem with funky redundancy properties [139]
Tangorin Japanese Dictionary Free online Japanese dictionary in development since October 2007 by a former Japanology student. [140]
Technitium Freeware MAC Address Changer [141]
TN3T LLC TOR Project TN3T LLC operates 2 TOR exit nodes. [142]
TorChat A serverless encrypted anonymous instant messenger running on top of the Tor network [143] Runs Tor relays and bridges [144]
TryBTC Simple way to get started with bitcoin, uses donations to give out coins to educate new users [145]
United Nations of Film Truth Investigation and Whistleblower Site fighting for the Right to Privacy, Freedom, Equality and Prosperity for all Humanity. [146]
Vaizard institute Backing people who want to make the world a better place by making their ideas real. [147]
Videoneat Watch free documentaries and lectures online [148]
Wikileaks Whistleblower website [149]
WL Central News, analysis and actions related to Wikileaks [150]
Waking Up Movie Project Humanist collaborative film project [151]
Whonix Anonymous Operating System [152]
WIKISPEED A volunteer-based, green automotive-prototyping company devoted to creating safe, low-cost, ultra-efficient, road-legal vehicles. [153]
Wikispooks An encyclopedia of deep political structures and events [154]
WordswithMeaning! An "alternative" affairs online editorial focusing on non-conservative views and aiming criticism towards copyright and the modern media. [155]
Yorba Software group developing free desktop applications for GNOME [156]
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.)