Open Knowledge
for the digital society

The Open Knowledge Foundation Germany is a nonprofit organization that advocates open knowledge, open data, transparency, and civil participation.

Learn more about our organisation, our goals, and our projects.

OK Labs

develop tools for digital cities all over Germany.


have been made by citizens at

Jugend hackt

young coders

experimenting with code and friendship at Jugend hackt.

Prototype Fund

1.2 million

for open source projects through the Protoype Fund.

Our work is

unabhängig, überparteilich, gemeinnützig

The Open Knowledge Foundation is an independent, nonpartisan, interdisciplinary, and nonprofit organization. Almost all of our projects are run by volunteers. Therefore, we welcome any donation that allows us to provide support and a good infrastructure to the people working for the Open Knowledge Foundation Germany. We also accept donations for specific projects.

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