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How Public Lab is Funded

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The funders listed below support the Public Lab nonprofit organization. Other Public Lab community members and project partners have received funding from different organizations which are not listed below. Public Lab also creates earned revenue through sales of open hardware kits.

Current Support

  • Mozilla Open Source Support (MOSS) program
  • National Academies' Gulf Research Program
  • Save the Hills Alliance
  • The 11th Hour Project , a program of the Schmidt Family Foundation
  • The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
  • United Nations Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL)
  • Wayne RESA


Past Support

  • American Anthropological Association, Anthropology and Environment Section
  • Ashoka
  • Autodesk Foundation Fund, a corporate advised fund of Silicon Valley Community Foundation
  • Awesome Foundation Boston
  • Betsy and Jesse Fink Foundation
  • Brown University, Institute at Brown for Environment and Society
  • Claneil Foundation Emerging Leaders Fund
  • DevelopmentSeed
  • Environmental Defense Fund
  • Environmental Leadership Program (through the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation)
  • Foundation to Promote Open Society, a part of the Open Society Foundations
  • Fund for Shared Insight , a sponsored project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Inc.
  • Google
  • Google Summer of Code
  • iLab iLand
  • John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
  • Kickstarter (crowdfunding)
  • National Academies' Gulf Research Program
  • National Affordable Housing Network, Butte, MT
  • National Geographic Society
  • New Knowledge Foundation Ltd.
  • National Science Foundation
  • New World Foundation
  • MakerBot
  • MapBox
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for Civic Media
  • Microsoft
  • Mozilla Open News
  • Passport Foundation
  • Patagonia
  • Points of Light Civic Accelerator
  • Rackspace
  • Raspberry Pi Foundation
  • Rita Allen Foundation
  • Robert Rauschenberg Foundation
  • Shpilman Institute for Photography
  • Stanford University Digital Impact Grant
  • Threshold Foundation
  • UNICEF Rio
  • United Nations Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL)
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Posner Foundation of Pittsburgh

Non-profit papers

Public Lab Tax Exemption Letter Public_Lab_Tax_Determination_Letter.pdf

FY19-20 Public Lab Audited Financial Statement FY19-20_Public_Lab_Audited_Financial_Statement.pdf

FY18-19 Public Lab Audited Financial Statement FY18-19_Public_Lab_Audited_Financial_Statement.pdf

FY17-18 Public Lab Audited Financial Statement FY17-18_Public_Lab_Audited_Financial_Statement.pdf

Public Lab 2018 Financial Statements Public_Lab_2018-19.pdf (Audit available upon request)

Public Lab 2017 Financial Statements Public_Lab_2017-18_990.pdf (Audit available upon request)

Public Lab 2016 Financial Statements Public_Lab_2016-17_990.pdf (Audit available upon request)

Annual reports