Donation Information

Your donation will be used to support the operation of privacy-enhancing services that we operate for the general public free of charge. Your donation helps us to offer these services on the long term. The members of the foundation work pro bono and do not get financial compensation for their work.

Our operational costs are mainly caused by:

  • Colocation
  • Hardware
  • Hosting

On the statistics page you can see how we put your money to use.

We publish the amount of received donations approximately every 6 months on this page. The amount of received credit card donations are published in real time on our donation page linked bellow.

Donation Options

Credit Card

You can donate using your credit card (via Stripe):

This should also work using Tor Browser, drop us an email, if it does not. The information entered on the donation page is processed by and - it is not important for us whether you enter your real name and email address or not.

Note: If you use your credit card to donate the actual amount that reaches us is reduced by the usual processing fees (1.9% + 0.25 Euro for European cards and 2.9% + 0.25 Euro for non-European cards). Please consider wire transfer if you are in the EU to avoid credit card fees.

Wire Transfer

Recipient: Foundation for Applied Privacy
IBAN: AT47 2011 1838 9057 6000
Bank: Erste Bank, Vienna, Austria
Reference: donation

Housing/Colocation/IP Connectivity (primarily in Austria/Vienna)

You want to support the Foundation for Applied Privacy by providing us with housing/colocation or IP connectivity/bandwidth resources?

Please drop us an email at: donations(at)


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Past Donations and Membership Fees

We are publishing the sum of received donations and membership fees according to our statutes every 6 months:

  • 2023-06-01 - 2023-11-30: 1321 Euro
  • 2022-12-01 - 2023-05-31: 6722 Euro
  • 2022-06-01 - 2022-11-30: 1214 Euro
  • 2021-12-01 - 2022-05-31: 1427 Euro
  • 2021-06-01 - 2021-11-30: 1118 Euro
  • 2020-12-01 - 2021-05-31: 1511 Euro
  • 2020-06-01 - 2020-11-30: 1029 Euro
  • 2019-12-01 - 2020-05-31: 1297 Euro
  • 2019-06-01 - 2019-11-30: 1151 Euro
  • 2018-12-01 - 2019-05-31: 885 Euro
  • sum until 2018-11-30: 776 Euro