💰 Financial Disclosures: 2022

Financial Disclosure for January

  1. We raised Rs. 13,13,625 through one-time & recurring donations from our community members. All contributions go into protecting your digital liberties!

    We are committed to transparency in every aspect of funding received by our organization. We provide monthly financial disclosures to all our donors and members through social media platforms and quarterly calls. You can find the financial disclosures for the year 2021 here:

  1. We didn’t receive any organisational donations in the month of January. Start a conversation on organisational donations for IFF at [email protected].

    Your support is crucial for us to continue the work we do. Support us by making a donation or becoming an IFF member today!

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Financial Disclosure for February:

  1. We raised Rs. 2,36,353 through one-time & recurring donations from our community members. All contributions go into protecting your digital liberties!

  2. We received Rs. 12,400 from @FranklyWearing as an organisational donation as proceeds from the sale of the IFF x SanitaryPanels t-shirt. If you are an organisation that wants to support our mission, please reach out to us at [email protected]

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We work hard to protect your digital rights and constitutional freedoms everyday. If you believe in the importance of our work too, please consider supporting us — we want you to play a key role in the fight for a better digital India!

The amount raised this month has been the lowest we have raised over the past year. We need your support more than ever in order to continue to expand the scope of our work. You can become an IFF member or make an individual donation here:

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Financial Disclosure for March:

  1. We raised Rs. 302957 through one-time & recurring donations from our community members. All contributions go into protecting your digital liberties!

  2. We did not receive any organizational donations in the month of March. Start a conversation on organizational donations for IFF at [email protected]

  3. In our commitment to transparency, we provide monthly public financial disclosures and update our members and donors through quarterly calls. In case you missed the IFF members’ quarterly call for March 2022.

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:money_with_wings: Financial Disclosure for April :money_with_wings:

  1. We raised INR 2,55,949 in one-time and recurring donations from the IFF community. From digital literacy to advocacy, all funds are used to fight for your digital rights!

  2. We received INR 2.5 Lakh from @doosra_official as an organisational donation. Thus, we raised a sum total of INR 5.05 Lakh, including individual and organisational contributions. To support our work as an organisation, please reach out to us at [email protected]

Why support us?

Because we have been fighting for your rights through a digital legal clinic for journalists, getting internet shutdown orders stayed in courts, and representing victims of surveillance in cases such as Pegasus before the SC. Fund Digital Rights! Fund IFF!

IFF needs your support to sustain itself as our monthly expenses for staff salaries, advocating in courts & operational costs are INR 6.84 Lakh which is higher than the donations we received last month. Become a member today or make a donation here:

Financial Disclosure for May :moneybag:

  1. With your support, IFF raised a total of INR 17,29,851 in one-time and recurring donations. Your contributions were used to fight censorship & surveillance!

  2. Frappe Technologies Pvt. Ltd. contributed INR 2 lakhs to us as an organisational donation. If you want to support our work for digital rights in India as an organisation, we look forward to hearing from you at [email protected]

  3. Our expenses amounted to INR 9,31,370 in May for operational costs, staff salaries, and advocacy work to defend your digital freedoms in courts. But for us to continue doing this, we need your support - starting today with our fundraiser.

Why give to IFF’s fundraiser?

Because we’ve been getting results by legally resisting internet shutdowns, fighting for the privacy of mass surveillance victims & securing transparency against censorship.

Help us raise INR 30 lakhs + 100 new members!

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Financial Disclosures for June, 2022 :money_with_wings:

  1. With your generosity, IFF raised a sum of INR 4,57,254 in one-time and recurring donations for June. Your support leads us in our fight for privacy, free speech, and internet access!

See our 2021 financial disclosures👇

  1. We received no organisational donation in June. If your organisation wants to be in solidarity with our work for India’s digital rights, then we would love to hear from you at [email protected]

  2. The donations we received in June were less than our June expenditure, i.e. INR 9,54,908.50. We urgently need your support to keep fighting against issues such as the unconstitutional IT Rules, random internet shutdowns & mass surveillance!

Help keep us alive in the long game for India’s digital rights. Spread the word about our fundraiser to raise INR 30 lakhs + 100 new members. Become an IFF Member today, donate, and fund fundamental rights in the digital age now.

:money_with_wings:Financial Disclosures for July, 2022

We raised INR 2,81,176 from one-time & recurring donors, but we need more donations to stabilise IFF in terms of operation costs & staff salaries.

We received no organisational donations in July. To support our work as an organisation, please reach out to us at [email protected] as we urgently need your support to close the gap between incoming donations & our expenses, which amounted to INR 10,20,287 for July.

Why support IFF?

Because your generosity impacts the impact we make! In the past 2 days alone, we’ve done high-impact rapid response work such as making public a letter from the Chief Electoral Officer, Haryana directing Booth Level Officers to collect Aadhaar numbers from voters.

https://twitter.com/internetfreedom/status/1560252009726746624

We need your support to pay salaries of staff who are formally writing to the IRCTC, diligently seeking clarity on their plan to monetise the data of passengers, urging them to recall any such tender that compromises data privacy of Indian users.

https://twitter.com/internetfreedom/status/1560886211560218624

Simply put: we can’t go on without your contribution. It allows us to expand our work and keep holding those in power accountable.

To support IFF, spread word on our impact, become a member today, donate here, and urge your community to do the same!

:money_with_wings:Financial Disclosure August 2022

We raised INR 3,23,384 from one-time and recurring donors. We did not receive any funds through organisational donations. To support our work as an organisation, please reach out at d[email protected]

Our expenses for this month totalled INR 12,55,494. Most of this was for staff salaries and also organising #PrivacySupreme in Bangalore.
Help us bridge the gap? :pleading_face: Become a member today and join 290 Indians that support digital rights!

www.internetfreedom.in/donate

Why support us? Because IFF’s work has real impact.
We fight for your constitutional freedoms with courage and honesty every day. Your generosity allows us to expand our work and keep holding those in power accountable.

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Financial Disclosure August 2022 :money_with_wings:

We raised INR 4,16,305 from one-time and recurring donors. Our expenses for this month totalled INR 10,25,812. We did not receive any funds through organisational donations.

Donate to help us bridge the gap between our income and costs. Your contributions go toward operational costs, staff salaries, and our continued advocacy for your digital liberties.

We work hard to protect your digital rights and constitutional freedoms every day, and we can’t do it without you!

This month, LiveLaw is hosting a fundraiser for IFF. Believe in our work?
Help us meet our target of 8 lakhs.

Financial Disclosure October 2022 :money_with_wings:

This month, we raised INR 3,83,065.12 through one-time and recurring donations. Our expenses for this month totalled INR 7,25,094.33. We received no funds from organisational donors.

LiveLaw Media hosted a fundraiser for IFF to help us meet our expenses for the month. We were able to reach nearly 50% of our goal thanks to their support.

Why support IFF?
Because your generosity impacts the impact we make! Whether it’s challenging zombies like Sec. 66A or engaging with the govt. on the draft Telecom Bill, all of this possible because of you. Help us keep making impact, donate or become a member!

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Financial Disclosure November 2022 :money_with_wings:

In November, IFF received INR 4,00,959 from one-time and recurring donors and INR 17,19,438 from organizational donors. In total, we received INR 21,20,397. Our expenses for this month were INR 6,81,987

We are grateful to Sensibull, the Onward Foundation, No Grey Area and SaaSBOOMi for their contributions. We also received the third installment of our grant from UNESCO’s Global Media Defence Fund.

In case you are an organization wishing to support us, please write to us at [email protected] Read more about our organizational donor policy :point_down:

Sign up to become a member! Tell your family, friends, frenemies, neighbors you love, neighbors you tolerate! Your sales pitch? A donation at IFF funds real impact!

In the past month alone, we’ve:
:facepunch: had Videolan’s website unbanned (from where you can download VLC Media Player) in India
:facepunch: released our brief on the IT Rules Amendment, and its government-appointed Grievance Appellate Committee
:facepunch: advanced policy engagement & civic literacy on the draft Data Protection Bill, 2022

We still need your help! 50% of our expenses are met by donations from individual Indian donors like you who believe in our cause. At present, we have 309 members who donate to us every month. If you want to support our work, help us get to 350 before the new year? :face_holding_back_tears:

IFF’s greatest strength is our community. Help us hit 350 members by the end of this year & know that your contribution goes toward funding a small, but dedicated team that works hard every day to advance and protect your constitutional freedoms.

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Financial Disclosure December 2022 :money_with_wings:

In December, IFF received INR 8,75,874 from one-time & recurring donors and INR 5,00,000 from organisational donations. In total, we received INR 13,75,874. Our expenses for this month were INR 7,48,316

We are grateful to the @wingify Foundation for their generous contribution. In case you are an organization wishing to support us, please write to us at [email protected] You can also read more about our organizational donor policy :point_down:

Looking for new year resolutions? We’ve got you covered! In 2023, support IFF! Contribute towards funding a small, but dedicated team that works hard every day to protect and advance your constitutional rights.

In 2022, we were able to achieve some remarkable results thanks to your support! Help us carry this energy into 2023 by becoming a member/donating today!