Financial Disclosure: 2023

Financial Disclosure January 2023 :money_with_wings:

In January, we received INR 3,62,604 from one-time & recurring donors, & INR 2,00,000 from NC Media Networks in support of the work of the Digital Patrakar Defence Clinic. In total, we received INR 5,62,604. Our expenses for this month were INR 13,75,874

Help us bridge the gap between our donations and expenses! Your contributions go toward staff salaries and operational costs and make sure we can keep doing what we do best: defend your digital rights!

At a time when our freedoms seem more precarious than ever, if you value your digital rights and value our work, support IFF by becoming a member/donating today!

Financial Disclosure February 2023 :money_with_wings:

In February, IFF received INR 2,89,876 in one-time and recurring donations. Our expenses this month were INR 8,40,828. We received no organisational donations this month.

When you donate to IFF, you support work that has real impact. This month we’ve:

:facepunch: Written to the Chairperson, NCPCR expressing concern over breach of students’ data through DIKSHA app.

:facepunch: Produced this video that unravels all the mysteries surrounding Digital India Bill (with a side of laughs)

:facepunch:Launched Panoptic Bangalore in collaboration with The News Minute, a report that tracks the growth of facial recognition technology in the city.

Like our work? Help us keep doing it. Your contribution funds staff salaries & operational costs & helps us bridge the gap between our donations and expenses.

:money_with_wings:Financial Disclosure March 2023

In March 2023, IFF raised INR 9,64,603 from individual donors and members. Our expenses for this month were INR 7,36,481. We received no organisational donations this month.

All the work that we’ve been able to achieve has been made possible by your generous contributions. We say this every month and we mean it every month, when you donate to IFF, you fund work that has real impact. Help us make impact happen this April, become a member/donate today.

:money_with_wings:Financial Disclosure April 2023

This month, IFF raised INR 4,74,703 from one-time and recurring donors. Our expenses for this month were INR 7,51,262.97. We received no organisational donations this month.

In April, the IFF team was hard at work, providing legal assistance to @kunalkamra88 in his challenge against the IT Amendment Rules, 2023 that create a government-appointed fact-check unit that can censor online content.

As a result of these proceedings, the Union Government gave an undertaking to the Bombay HC that it will not constitute the fact-checking unit under the IT Amendment Rules, 2023 until July 5, 2023. Victories like this are only possible because of your support.

Your donation funds a small, passionate team that moves quickly and effectively to defend your rights. We won’t stop showing up for you. Show up for us by donating today.

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:money_with_wings:June 2023 Financial Disclosure

One of the many accountability measures we prioritise is financial transparency. In June, we raised INR 7,91,711 from one-time/recurring donors & received the final instalment of our grant from UNESCO’s Global Media Defence Fund.

Our expenses for this month totalled INR 11,88,744 – a slight increase from our usual figure due to changes in our staff compensation schedule, the figure will even out next month onwards!

Whether its launching our latest IFF project #PlugTheBreach focused on data breaches or tracking the internet shutdowns in Manipur, your generosity allows us to expand our work and keep holding those in power accountable.

IFF members create the foundation for critical, long-term impact. Our memberships start from as low as INR 100 – sign up today & we’ll send you an invite for our upcoming Members’ Call where you’ll get the chance to meet the team and community :sparkles:

:money_with_wings: July 2023 Financial Disclosure

For the month of July, IFF received a sum of INR 6,06,332.61. Our expenses for this month were INR 7,13,571.42.

More than 50% of our donations this month have been from 3 sources.Their generosity has brought us closer to bridging the gap between our income & expenses, but we still need your help. Our memberships start at INR 100/month & donations of all shapes & sizes keep our work going!

Your support enables us to expand our work & hold those in power accountable, whether that’s by tracking your digital rights in Parliament or sparking vital conversations on the role of technology in our everyday lives by bringing The Glass Room exhibit to Delhi!

Your generous contributions help us meet our expenses — as members of IFF, you provide the groundwork for significant, long-lasting impact in our quest to defend your digital rights!