Since our launch in 2011, we have been financed by foundations, ministries, research contracts and individual private and economic donors. In the financial year 2017, we raised a total of 2 million Euros for our work.

    Development of total revenue

    Revenues 2017

    The majority (>81%) of our income comes from public funds. We obtain these funds through public tenders, funding programmes and research work. onations correspond to approximately 8% of our income. We generated almost 5% through services, sponsoring currently accounts for 4.6% of our funds.

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    Projects financed by individual donations or based on voluntary work

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    Our projects are often initiated by voluntary work and driven by passionate individuals. Individual donations make the continuity and independence of these tools for the public good possible. Help us by donating today!

    Expenses 2017

    Most costs are linked to the implementation of projects and the organization of events. We try to keep fixed costs (non project-related expenditure) low. Rent, ancillary costs for the Berlin office and server expenses represent the majority of such costs.

    ** for example infrastructure, book keeping, insurances

    We currently employ around 18.5 full-time equivalent staff.


    • Notice of exemption [DE]

      The notice of exemption is issued by the tax office for corporations and indicates that we are tax-privileged.

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    • Opening balance[DE]

      At the turn of the year 2017/18, OKF switched to balance sheet preparation.

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    • Profit and loss account 2017 [DE]

      Total revenues amounted to € 2,066,047.51. This was offset by total expenditure of € 2,112,418.39.

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    • Profit and loss account [DE]

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