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This page will list all the known Bitcoin and crypto-currency non-profits around the world. See also on [https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=288677.0 bitcointalk]. The criterias for being on this list are:
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This page will list all the known Bitcoin and crypto-currency non-profits around the world. The criterias for being on this list are:
  
 
# A focus on Bitcoin or crypto-currency (merely accepting Bitcoin donations is not enough)
 
# A focus on Bitcoin or crypto-currency (merely accepting Bitcoin donations is not enough)
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# The organization needs to be either a registered non-profit or in the process of active registration.
 
# The organization needs to be either a registered non-profit or in the process of active registration.
  
FYI, members are sorted alphabetically by their last name.
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= List of organizations (by country of residence)=
  
= Bitcoin Foundation and other chapters or similar organizations =
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== Argentina: NGO Bitcoin Argentina (Asco. Civil DECODES) ==
== The Bitcoin Foundation ==
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* [http://www.bitcoinargentina.org/ Website]
* [http://bitcoinfoundation.org/ website]
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* [https://bitcoinfoundation.org/about/board Board members]:
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== Australia: The Bitcoin Association of Australia ==
** [[Gavin Andresen]] - Chief Scientist
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* Board members:
** [[Mark Karpeles]] - Board Member
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** [[Martin Bajalan]]
** [[Jon Matonis]] - Executive Director and Board Member
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** [[Max Kaye]] Treasurer
** [[Patrick Murck]] - General Counsel
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** [[Adam Poulton]] Secretary
** [[Charlie Shrem]] - Vice Chairman
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** [[Pantelis Roussakis]] Vice-President
** [[Peter Vessenes]] - Chairman of the Board
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** [[Bret Treasure]]
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** [[Jason Williams]] President
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** [[Tristan Winters]]
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== Austria: Bitcoin Austria ==
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* [http://bitcoin-austria.at/ Website]
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== Belgium: Belgian Bitcoin Association ==
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[http://www.bitcoinassociation.be website]
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* Directors:
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** [[Arne Brutschy]]
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** [[Chris D'Costa]]
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** [[Jérémie Dubois-Lacoste]]
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** [[Filip Roose]]
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** [[Thomas Spaas]]  
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** [[Jean Wallemacq]]
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== Canada: The Bitcoin Embassy ==
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* [http://bitcoinembassy.ca website]
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A non-profit organization seeking to promote the adoption of Bitcoin and related crypto-technologies, as well as facilitating networking throughout the Bitcoin community in Canada and worldwide.
  
== The Israeli Bitcoin Foundation ==
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== Canada: Bitcoin Alliance of Canada ==
Also known as איגוד הביטקוין הישראלי.
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* [http://www.bitcoinalliance.ca/ website]
  
The IBF is still in the process of setting up, and deciding on its exact ties with The Bitcoin Foundation.
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== Chile: Asociación Bitcoin Chile ==
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* [https://www.asociacionbitcoin.org/ Website]
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Non-profit organization for education and dissemination of crypto-technologies in Chile
  
* [https://trello.com/b/1CdF7NqV/israeli-bitcoin-foundation Trello]
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== Colombia: Fundación Bitcoin Colombia ==
* Board members:
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* [http://www.bitcoincolombia.org/ Website]
** [[Yoni Assia]] - an observer role
 
** [[Ron Gross]]
 
** [[Eden Shochat]]
 
** [[Eli Sklar]]
 
** [[Meni Rosenfeld]]
 
** [[Jonathan Rouach]]
 
  
== The German Federal Bitcoin Foundation ==
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== Denmark: The Bitcoin Association of Denmark ==
Also known as Bundesverband Bitcoin e.V.
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* [http://www.danskbitcoinforening.dk/ Website]
  
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== Germany: Bundesverband Bitcoin e.V. ==
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* [http://www.bundesverband-bitcoin.de/ Website]
 
* Board members:
 
* Board members:
 
** [[Radoslav Albrecht]]
 
** [[Radoslav Albrecht]]
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** [[Jörg Platzer]] Vice Chairman
 
** [[Jörg Platzer]] Vice Chairman
  
== The Dutch Bitcoin Foundation ==
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== India: Bitcoin Alliance of India ==
Also known as Stichting Bitcoin Nederland
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* [http://www.bitcoinalliance.in/ Website]
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== Ireland: Bitcoin Foundation of Ireland. ==
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* [http://www.bitcoinirl.ie Website]
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* Board members:
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** [[Alan Donohoe]]
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** [[Vincent O Donoghue]]
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** [[Roger Ver]]
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== Israel: איגוד הביטקוין הישראלי ==
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See [[The Israeli Bitcoin Association]].
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== Italy: Bitcoin Foundation Italia ==
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* [https://www.bitcoin-italia.org/ Website]
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* Board members:
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** [[Andrea Medri]]
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** [[Davide Barbieri]]
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** [[Franco Cimatti]]
  
* [http://stichtingbitcoin.nl/ Website]
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== Netherlands: Stichting Bitcoin Nederland ==
* [http://stichtingbitcoin.nl/index.php/de-stichting/het-bestuur/ Board members]:
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* [https://stichtingbitcoin.nl/ Website]
** [[Mark van Cuijk]]
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* [https://stichtingbitcoin.nl/index.php/de-stichting/het-bestuur/ Board members]:
** [[Jouke Hofman]]
 
 
** [[Richard Kohl]]
 
** [[Richard Kohl]]
** [[Carl Kuntze]]
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** [[Yann van Ewijk]]
** [[Sicco Steenhuisen]] Chairman
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** [[Alwin de Romijn]]
  
== The UK Bitcoin Foundation ==
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== Pakistan: The Bitcoin Association of Pakistan ==
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* [http://bitcoinpk.org/ Website]
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* Board members:
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**[[Farooq Ahmed]]
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**[[Mohsin Ali]]
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== Philippines: Bitcoin Organization of the Philippines ==
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* [http://bitcoin.org.ph/ Website]
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== Poland: Polish Bitcoin Association ==
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* [http://bitcoin.org.pl/ Website]
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* Board members:
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** [[Filip Pawczyński]] - Chairman
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** [[Sebastian Schmidt]] - Secretary
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** [[Irwin Przeperski]] - Treasurer
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== Russia: Crypto Currencies Foundation Russia ==
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* [http://ccfr.info/ Website]
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* Board members:
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** [[Igor Chepkasov]] - Chairman
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** [[Irma Nyenskans]] - Secretary
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** [[Serguey Dobryshkin]] - IT & Security officer
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== Sweden: The Bitcoin Association of Sweden ==
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* [http://www.bitcoinforeningen.se/ Website]
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* Board members:
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** [[Mats Henricson]] - Chairman
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** [[Andreas de Blanche]] - Secretary
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** [[Richard Birgersson]] - Treasurer
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** [[Robert Högberg]]
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** [[Ludvig Öberg]]
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== Switzerland: Bitcoin Association Switzerland ==
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* [http://www.bitcoinassociation.ch/ Website]
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* Board members:
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** [[Johann Gevers]] - Treasurer
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** [[Stefan Greiner]] - Secretary
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** [[Luzius Meisser]] - President
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== United Kingdom: UK Bitcoin Foundation ==
 
* [[Adam Cleary]]
 
* [[Adam Cleary]]
 
* [[Paul Gordon]]
 
* [[Paul Gordon]]
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* [[James Smith]]
 
* [[James Smith]]
 
* [[Lee Welham]]
 
* [[Lee Welham]]
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== United States / International: Bitcoin Foundation ==
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* [http://bitcoinfoundation.org/ website]
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* [https://bitcoinfoundation.org/about/board Board members (alphabetically)]:
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** [[Gavin Andresen]] - Chief Scientist
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** [[Micky Malka]] - Board Member
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** [[Jon Matonis]] - Executive Director and Board Member
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** [[Patrick Murck]] - General Counsel
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** [[Elizabeth T. Ploshay]] - Board Member
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** [[Peter Vessenes]] - Chairman of the Board
  
 
= Other =
 
= Other =
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== Alianza Blockchain Iberoamérica ==
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[https://alianzablockchain.org/ Alianza Blockchain Iberoamérica] seeks to take actions to strengthen the adoption of Open Blockchain Technology in the countries of Ibero-America. It is the union of efforts of multiple non-profit organizations, and crypto communities.
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== Bitcoin100 ==
 
== Bitcoin100 ==
 
[http://bitcoin100.org/ Bitcoin100] is a charity organization that exists specifically to convince new charities to start accepting bitcoin donations.
 
[http://bitcoin100.org/ Bitcoin100] is a charity organization that exists specifically to convince new charities to start accepting bitcoin donations.
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== PikaPay Foundation ==
 
== PikaPay Foundation ==
  
The [https://PikaPay.com PikaPay Foundation] is a nonprofit dedicated to innovation in today’s financial systems and is focussed on developing the Bitcoin ecosystem.
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The [https://www.bitcoinwednesday.com/announcement-from-pikapay/ PikaPay Foundation] is a nonprofit dedicated to innovation in today’s financial systems and is focussed on developing the Bitcoin ecosystem.
  
 
PikaPay's Mission: To explore trends in science, technology, community and culture; To overcome limitations of traditional financial services; To improve lives, empower groups and individuals; and To make greater social contributions to the world.
 
PikaPay's Mission: To explore trends in science, technology, community and culture; To overcome limitations of traditional financial services; To improve lives, empower groups and individuals; and To make greater social contributions to the world.
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== World Bitcoin Association ==
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The [http://worldbitcoin.info World Bitcoin Association] is a non-profit organization and intends to unite all non-profit Bitcoin organizations around the world and to spread Bitcoin and other crypto currencies. The association is not only open to worldwide active Bitcoin country organizations, but also to all Bitcoin interested persons.
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= See Also =
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# [https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=288677.0 bitcointalk thread]
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# [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1TnTCcT7fiNr5nt-oApr_7DwXAypFoJpZ6lk_w_ykwcc/edit google doc].
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# [[:Category:nonprofit]]

Latest revision as of 22:36, 17 March 2019

This page will list all the known Bitcoin and crypto-currency non-profits around the world. The criterias for being on this list are:

  1. A focus on Bitcoin or crypto-currency (merely accepting Bitcoin donations is not enough)
  2. Being a non-profit
  3. The organization needs to be either a registered non-profit or in the process of active registration.

List of organizations (by country of residence)

Argentina: NGO Bitcoin Argentina (Asco. Civil DECODES)

Australia: The Bitcoin Association of Australia

Austria: Bitcoin Austria

Belgium: Belgian Bitcoin Association

website

Canada: The Bitcoin Embassy

A non-profit organization seeking to promote the adoption of Bitcoin and related crypto-technologies, as well as facilitating networking throughout the Bitcoin community in Canada and worldwide.

Canada: Bitcoin Alliance of Canada

Chile: Asociación Bitcoin Chile

Non-profit organization for education and dissemination of crypto-technologies in Chile

Colombia: Fundación Bitcoin Colombia

Denmark: The Bitcoin Association of Denmark

Germany: Bundesverband Bitcoin e.V.

India: Bitcoin Alliance of India

Ireland: Bitcoin Foundation of Ireland.


Israel: איגוד הביטקוין הישראלי

See The Israeli Bitcoin Association.

Italy: Bitcoin Foundation Italia

Netherlands: Stichting Bitcoin Nederland

Pakistan: The Bitcoin Association of Pakistan

Philippines: Bitcoin Organization of the Philippines

Poland: Polish Bitcoin Association

Russia: Crypto Currencies Foundation Russia

Sweden: The Bitcoin Association of Sweden

Switzerland: Bitcoin Association Switzerland

United Kingdom: UK Bitcoin Foundation

United States / International: Bitcoin Foundation

Other

Alianza Blockchain Iberoamérica

Alianza Blockchain Iberoamérica seeks to take actions to strengthen the adoption of Open Blockchain Technology in the countries of Ibero-America. It is the union of efforts of multiple non-profit organizations, and crypto communities.

Bitcoin100

Bitcoin100 is a charity organization that exists specifically to convince new charities to start accepting bitcoin donations.

The Mastercoin Foundation

See the Mastercoin wiki.

PikaPay Foundation

The PikaPay Foundation is a nonprofit dedicated to innovation in today’s financial systems and is focussed on developing the Bitcoin ecosystem.

PikaPay's Mission: To explore trends in science, technology, community and culture; To overcome limitations of traditional financial services; To improve lives, empower groups and individuals; and To make greater social contributions to the world.

World Bitcoin Association

The World Bitcoin Association is a non-profit organization and intends to unite all non-profit Bitcoin organizations around the world and to spread Bitcoin and other crypto currencies. The association is not only open to worldwide active Bitcoin country organizations, but also to all Bitcoin interested persons.


See Also

  1. bitcointalk thread
  2. google doc.
  3. Category:nonprofit