Since our launch in 2011, we have been funded by foundations, ministries, research contracts and individual donors from the public and private sectors. In the financial year 2018, we raised close to 2.5 million euros for our work.

    Development of total revenue

    Revenues 2018

    The majority (81%) of our income comes from public funds. We obtain these funds through public tenders, funding programmes and research work. Donations correspond to approximately 8% of our income. We generated 9.6% through services provded for usually institutions or other associations; sponsoring currently accounts for 1.5% of our funds.

    *Organisation does not want to be named publicly, but may be disclosed upon inquiry

    Projects financed by individual donations or based on voluntary work

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    Our projects emerge from a solution-oriented as well well idealistic approach, and are often driven by volunteer activities.

    Individual donations make the continuity and independence of these activities for the public possible. Help us by donating today!

    Expenses 2018

    Most of our spendings are linked to the implementation of projects and the organisation 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

    On average, we currently employ 36 people, but not all of them are full-time 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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    • Balance sheet and audit report 2018 [DE]

      Total revenues amounted to € 2,498,547.10. This was offset by total expenditure of € 2,385377.25 €.

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    • Profit and loss statements [DE]

      2017 , 2016 , 2015 , 2014 , 2013 , 2012 , 2011