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This page will list all the known Bitcoin and crypto-currency non-profits around the world. See also on [https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=288677.0 bitcointalk]. The criterias for being on this list are:
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This page will list all the known Bitcoin and crypto-currency non-profits around the world. The criterias for being on this list are:
  
 
# A focus on Bitcoin or crypto-currency (merely accepting Bitcoin donations is not enough)
 
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# The organization needs to be either a registered non-profit or in the process of active registration.
 
# The organization needs to be either a registered non-profit or in the process of active registration.
  
FYI, members are sorted alphabetically by their last name.
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= List of organizations (by country of residence)=
  
= Bitcoin Foundation and other chapters or similar organizations =
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== Argentina: NGO Bitcoin Argentina (Asco. Civil DECODES) ==
== The Bitcoin Foundation ==
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* [http://www.bitcoinargentina.org/ Website]
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== Australia: The Bitcoin Association of Australia ==
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* Board members:
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** [[Martin Bajalan]]
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** [[Max Kaye]] Treasurer
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** [[Adam Poulton]] Secretary
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** [[Pantelis Roussakis]] Vice-President
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** [[Bret Treasure]]
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** [[Jason Williams]] President
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** [[Tristan Winters]]
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== Austria: Bitcoin Austria ==
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* [http://bitcoin-austria.at/ Website
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== Canada: The Bitcoin Embassy ==
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* [https://www.facebook.com/bitcoinembassy/ Facebook page]
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A non-profit organization seeking to promote the adoption of Bitcoin and related crypto-technologies, as well as facilitating networking throughout the Bitcoin community in Canada and worldwide.
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== Chile: Asociación Bitcoin Chile ==
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* [https://www.asociacionbitcoin.org/ Website]
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Non-profit organization for education and dissemination of crypto-technologies in Chile
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== Colombia: Fundación Bitcoin Colombia ==
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* [http://www.bitcoincolombia.org/ Website]
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== Germany: Bundesverband Bitcoin e.V. ==
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* [http://www.bundesverband-bitcoin.de/ Website]
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* Board members:
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** [[Radoslav Albrecht]]
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** [[Dennis Daiber]]
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** [[Oliver Flaskämper]]
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** [[JF Gallas]] Chairman
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** [[Timo Hanke]]
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** [[Jörg von Minckwitz]]
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** [[Jörg Platzer]] Vice Chairman
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== Ireland: Bitcoin Foundation of Ireland. ==
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* [http://www.bitcoinirl.ie Website]
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* Board members:
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** [[Alan Donohoe]]
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** [[Vincent O Donoghue]]
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** [[Roger Ver]]
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== India: Bitcoin Alliance of India ==
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* [https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/App-Page/Bitcoin-Alliance-India-628308833873217/ Facebook page]
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== Israel: איגוד הביטקוין הישראלי ==
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See [[The Israeli Bitcoin Association]].
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== Italy: Bitcoin Foundation Italia ==
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* [https://www.bitcoin-italia.org/ Website]
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* Board members:
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** [[Andrea Medri]]
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** [[Davide Barbieri]]
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** [[Franco Cimatti]]
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== Netherlands: Stichting Bitcoin Nederland ==
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* [https://stichtingbitcoin.nl/ Website]
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* [https://stichtingbitcoin.nl/index.php/de-stichting/het-bestuur/ Board members]:
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** [[Richard Kohl]]
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** [[Yann van Ewijk]]
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** [[Alwin de Romijn]]
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== Pakistan: The Bitcoin Association of Pakistan ==
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* [http://bitcoinpk.org/ Website]
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* Board members:
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**[[Farooq Ahmed]]
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**[[Mohsin Ali]]
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== Poland: Polish Bitcoin Association ==
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* [http://bitcoin.org.pl/ Website]
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* Board members:
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** [[Filip Pawczyński]] - Chairman
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** [[Sebastian Schmidt]] - Secretary
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** [[Irwin Przeperski]] - Treasurer
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== Russia: Crypto Currencies Foundation Russia ==
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* [http://ccfr.info/ Website]
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* Board members:
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** [[Igor Chepkasov]] - Chairman
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** [[Irma Nyenskans]] - Secretary
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** [[Serguey Dobryshkin]] - IT & Security officer
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== Sweden: The Bitcoin Association of Sweden ==
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* [http://www.bitcoinforeningen.se/ Website]
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* Board members:
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** [[Anders Brun]] - Chairman
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== Switzerland: Bitcoin Association Switzerland ==
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* [http://www.bitcoinassociation.ch/ Website]
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* Board members:
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** [[Johann Gevers]] - Treasurer
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** [[Stefan Greiner]] - Secretary
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** [[Luzius Meisser]] - President
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== United Kingdom: UK Bitcoin Foundation ==
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* [[Adam Cleary]]
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* [[Paul Gordon]]
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* [[Eitan Jankelewitz]]
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* [[Tom Robinson]]
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* [[James Smith]]
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* [[Lee Welham]]
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== United States / International: Bitcoin Foundation ==
 
* [http://bitcoinfoundation.org/ website]
 
* [http://bitcoinfoundation.org/ website]
* [https://bitcoinfoundation.org/about/board Board members]:
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* [https://bitcoinfoundation.org/about/board Board members (alphabetically)]:
 
** [[Gavin Andresen]] - Chief Scientist
 
** [[Gavin Andresen]] - Chief Scientist
** [[Mark Karpeles]] - Board Member
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** [[Micky Malka]] - Board Member
 
** [[Jon Matonis]] - Executive Director and Board Member
 
** [[Jon Matonis]] - Executive Director and Board Member
 
** [[Patrick Murck]] - General Counsel
 
** [[Patrick Murck]] - General Counsel
** [[Charlie Shrem]] - Vice Chairman
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** [[Elizabeth T. Ploshay]] - Board Member
 
** [[Peter Vessenes]] - Chairman of the Board
 
** [[Peter Vessenes]] - Chairman of the Board
  
== The Israeli Bitcoin Foundation ==
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= Other =
Also known as איגוד הביטקוין הישראלי.
 
  
The IBF is still in the process of setting up, and deciding on its exact ties with The Bitcoin Foundation.
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== Alianza Blockchain Iberoamérica ==
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[https://alianzablockchain.org/ Alianza Blockchain Iberoamérica] seeks to take actions to strengthen the adoption of Open Blockchain Technology in the countries of Ibero-America. It is the union of efforts of multiple non-profit organizations, and crypto communities.
  
* [https://trello.com/b/1CdF7NqV/israeli-bitcoin-foundation Trello]
 
* Board members:
 
** [[Yoni Assia]] - an observer role
 
** [[Ron Gross]]
 
** [[Eden Shochat]]
 
** [[Eli Sklar]]
 
** [[Meni Rosenfeld]]
 
** [[Jonathan Rouach]]
 
 
= Other =
 
 
== Bitcoin100 ==
 
== Bitcoin100 ==
 
[http://bitcoin100.org/ Bitcoin100] is a charity organization that exists specifically to convince new charities to start accepting bitcoin donations.
 
[http://bitcoin100.org/ Bitcoin100] is a charity organization that exists specifically to convince new charities to start accepting bitcoin donations.
  
 
== The Mastercoin Foundation ==
 
== The Mastercoin Foundation ==
The Mastercoin Foundation is currently being created to develop and promote the [[Mastercoin]] protocol. Its list of board members is not final, but will include at least:
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See [http://wiki.mastercoin.org/index.php/The_Mastercoin_Foundation the Mastercoin wiki].
  
* Board members:
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== PikaPay Foundation ==
** [[Ron Gross]]
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** [[David Johnston]]
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The [https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/announcement-from-pikapay/ PikaPay Foundation] is a nonprofit dedicated to innovation in today’s financial systems and is focussed on developing the Bitcoin ecosystem.
** [[Brock Pierce]]
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** [[Michael Terpin]]
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PikaPay's Mission: To explore trends in science, technology, community and culture; To overcome limitations of traditional financial services; To improve lives, empower groups and individuals; and To make greater social contributions to the world.
** [[Anthony Vo]]
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** [[J.R Willet]]
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== World Bitcoin Association ==
** [[Jonathan Yantis]]
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** [[Sam Onat Yilmaz]]
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The [http://worldbitcoin.info World Bitcoin Association] is a non-profit organization and intends to unite all non-profit Bitcoin organizations around the world and to spread Bitcoin and other crypto currencies. The association is not only open to worldwide active Bitcoin country organizations, but also to all Bitcoin interested persons.
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= See Also =
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# [https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=288677.0 bitcointalk thread]
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# [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1TnTCcT7fiNr5nt-oApr_7DwXAypFoJpZ6lk_w_ykwcc/edit google doc].
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# [[:Category:nonprofit]]

Latest revision as of 16:31, 29 March 2021

This page will list all the known Bitcoin and crypto-currency non-profits around the world. The criterias for being on this list are:

  1. A focus on Bitcoin or crypto-currency (merely accepting Bitcoin donations is not enough)
  2. Being a non-profit
  3. The organization needs to be either a registered non-profit or in the process of active registration.

List of organizations (by country of residence)

Argentina: NGO Bitcoin Argentina (Asco. Civil DECODES)

Australia: The Bitcoin Association of Australia

Austria: Bitcoin Austria

Canada: The Bitcoin Embassy

A non-profit organization seeking to promote the adoption of Bitcoin and related crypto-technologies, as well as facilitating networking throughout the Bitcoin community in Canada and worldwide.

Chile: Asociación Bitcoin Chile

Non-profit organization for education and dissemination of crypto-technologies in Chile

Colombia: Fundación Bitcoin Colombia

Germany: Bundesverband Bitcoin e.V.

Ireland: Bitcoin Foundation of Ireland.

India: Bitcoin Alliance of India

Israel: איגוד הביטקוין הישראלי

See The Israeli Bitcoin Association.

Italy: Bitcoin Foundation Italia

Netherlands: Stichting Bitcoin Nederland

Pakistan: The Bitcoin Association of Pakistan

Poland: Polish Bitcoin Association

Russia: Crypto Currencies Foundation Russia

Sweden: The Bitcoin Association of Sweden

Switzerland: Bitcoin Association Switzerland

United Kingdom: UK Bitcoin Foundation

United States / International: Bitcoin Foundation

Other

Alianza Blockchain Iberoamérica

Alianza Blockchain Iberoamérica seeks to take actions to strengthen the adoption of Open Blockchain Technology in the countries of Ibero-America. It is the union of efforts of multiple non-profit organizations, and crypto communities.

Bitcoin100

Bitcoin100 is a charity organization that exists specifically to convince new charities to start accepting bitcoin donations.

The Mastercoin Foundation

See the Mastercoin wiki.

PikaPay Foundation

The PikaPay Foundation is a nonprofit dedicated to innovation in today’s financial systems and is focussed on developing the Bitcoin ecosystem.

PikaPay's Mission: To explore trends in science, technology, community and culture; To overcome limitations of traditional financial services; To improve lives, empower groups and individuals; and To make greater social contributions to the world.

World Bitcoin Association

The World Bitcoin Association is a non-profit organization and intends to unite all non-profit Bitcoin organizations around the world and to spread Bitcoin and other crypto currencies. The association is not only open to worldwide active Bitcoin country organizations, but also to all Bitcoin interested persons.


See Also

  1. bitcointalk thread
  2. google doc.
  3. Category:nonprofit