Renewable Freedom Foundation is a charitable private foundation based in Bavaria. It was founded in 2012 by Georg Schäff.

Authorized representatives of the board of directors: Moritz Bartl, Martin Modlinger

Renewable Freedom Foundation
Stauffenbergstraße 2a
85051 Ingolstadt

Tel. +49-841-133 00 781

PGP key for encrypted email: 8198 5465 129E 7587 B17E 2B07 61CF 0573 95D2 FC07

A simplified donation receipt can be downloaded here. This is valid according to German tax regulations for donations up to EUR 200 (per donation when kept together with supporting bank statements. In other cases, please do not hesitate to contact us.

We do not accept unsolicited requests for funding at this time.

The Supervisory Board consists of

  • Georg Schäff (president)
  • Prof. Dr. Ulrike Ackermann (vice president)
  • Andrew F. Golstein

Since 2012, we have worked with a large number of organizations & individuals in the digital space, including grantmakers such as Open Society Foundations, Wau Holland Foundation, the Digital Defenders Partnership and the Open Technology Fund; digital security trainers such as Tactical Tech; investigative journalism associations such as Correctiv, Reporters Without Borders, the Institute of War & Peace Reporting,; transparency & open data initiatives such as Open Knowledge Foundation; policy and advocacy groups like EDRi, La Quadrature Du Net, Bits of Freedom and Digitale Gesellschaft; technology developers such as Tor, QubesOS and GnuPG – as well as many free software activists, developers and grassroots initiatives.

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