Open Collective Europe

Brussels based non profit to host open collectives across Europe

Contributions


We are fiscally hosting 191 Collectives

manjaro

project

Host since August 2019

678 contributors

EndeavourOS

Collective

Host since July 2019

158 contributors

Manyverse

Open source

Host since September 2018

137 contributors

Sunbeam City

Cooperative

Host since July 2018

73 contributors

Manjaro ARM

Collective

Host since August 2019

59 contributors

Podlove

Collective

Host since January 2021

58 contributors

Host since November 2017

56 contributors

TealWiki

Movement

Host since January 2018

56 contributors

QueerJS

Collective

Host since June 2019

53 contributors

Eternal-Twin

Collective

Host since October 2020

46 contributors

Tenancy

Open source

Host since February 2018

34 contributors

Queer Haus

Collective

Host since November 2020

32 contributors

Clipto

Collective

Host since February 2020

27 contributors

CutieBIPOCfest

Collective

Host since October 2020

27 contributors

Host since March 2020

26 contributors

Peercoin

Collective

Host since April 2020

26 contributors

Host since June 2018

25 contributors

Host since January 2020

24 contributors

Radio Cavolo

Collective

Host since September 2020

24 contributors

Host since September 2019

23 contributors

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€5 EUR / month

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Sponsor

Become a sponsor for €100.00 per month and support us

€100 EUR / month

Top financial contributors

Organizations

1
G4G

143 EUR since May 2019

2
dotnet.amsterdam

2 EUR since Sep 2019

4
SFZ Tools

0.61 EUR since Aug 2020

5
Wallrunners

0.20 EUR since Jan 2021

Individuals

1
Till Sanders

10 EUR since Nov 2020

2
Luca Nucifora

5 EUR since Feb 2021

3
Jean-François De Hertogh

0.50 EUR since Oct 2019

Open Collective Europe is all of us

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Thank you for supporting Open Collective Europe.

Jean-François...

Admin

Total contributions

€0.50 EUR

François Hodi...

Admin

technical consultant

G4G

Financial Contributor

Total contributions

€143 EUR

Change of host

Till Sanders

Financial Contributor

Total contributions

€10 EUR

Luca Nucifora

Financial Contributor

Total contributions

€5 EUR

dotnet.amsterdam

Financial Contributor

Total contributions

€2 EUR

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Let’s get the ball rolling!

News from Open Collective Europe

Updates on our activities and progress.

December update - New pricing and general documentation 📝

Dear community, A short message today to let you know that we uniformed our fee to make it more transparent for you. From now on, there will be no more “platform fees” (5% fee for the open collective software on each incoming donation made...
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Published on December 16, 2020 by Jean-François De Hertogh

TransferWise is now available for payouts

We have received questions about our payout methods. We are now glad to announce that we have a TransferWise account up and running for your payouts out of the Euro Zone. TransferWise makes international bank transfers m...
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Published on April 23, 2020 by Jean-François De Hertogh

We are offering free fiscal sponsorship for #COVID19 related collectives

We have been inspired to see people coming together and creating Mutual Aid Funds to support their local community (see Portland,
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Published on April 3, 2020 by Jean-François De Hertogh

Conversations

Let’s get the discussion going! This is a space for the community to converse, ask questions, say thank you, and get things done together.

Awaiting approval

Published on March 5, 2021 by Randy

Hello, I decided to change fiscal hosts from the US-based Open Source Collective and have applied to this one on the 26th of February, but have not received any updates since, the project is:...

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Paypal as payment method

Published on March 1, 2021 by Johannes Konings

Hi, is it possible to provide PayPal additional to credit card and bank transfer as payment method? Thanks and best regards Johannes

 3
Github sponsors / stripe setup

Published on November 25, 2020 by Kordian Bruck

Hey, I'm trying to follow the docs at https://docs.opencollective.com/help/collectives/github-sponsors to set...

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Budget


Transparent and open finances.

-€80.00 EUR
Paid
Receipt #38338

Tip

from Jean-François De Hertogh

+€0.50EUR
Completed

Monthly financial contribution to Open Collective Europe

from Luca Nucifora

+€1.26EUR
Completed
Today’s balance

€4,599.05 EUR

Total raised

€14,365.84 EUR

Total disbursed

€9,766.79 EUR

Estimated annual budget

€6,213.70 EUR

Transactions

Phone 02/2021 - 03/2021

by Jean-François De Hertogh

-€80.28EUR
Paid
Receipt #38338

Platform settlement for March

by Open Collective

-€152.96EUR
Paid
Invoice #37386

Tip

from Jean-François De Hertogh

+€0.50EUR
Completed

Monthly financial contribution to Open Collective Europe

from Luca Nucifora

+€1.26EUR
Completed

Monthly financial contribution to Open Collective Europe

from Till Sanders

+€2.00EUR
Completed

Platform Fees and Tips collected in March

by Open Collective Europe

+€105.50EUR

Host Fee already shared (Stripe) in March 2021

by Open Collective Europe

-€109.26EUR

Total Host Fees collected in March 2021

by Open Collective Europe

+€1,161.80EUR

Platform Fees and Tips collected in February

by Open Collective Europe

+€41.95EUR

Host Fees February 2021

by Open Collective Europe

+€904.85EUR

About


Our goal is to develop a new generation of non profit organization across Europe. There are so many great citizen initiatives happening everywhere but as soon as they need to raise funds, they need to waste precious time to worry about all the paperwork required to create and maintain a 20th century association. We can do better.

Open Collective Europe enables communities to create a virtual non profit so that they can start collecting money without having to worry about setting up yet another legal entity and accounting. All those collectives are transparent by design. This creates an environment where the community feels more comfortable to chip in and financially support the activities of the collective. It also creates an environment where each collective can learn from each other. No more silos.

FAQ

  • What can an open collective do? An open collective can collect one time and recurring donations (monthly or yearly). Anyone in the community can file expenses for reimbursement. After approval by the administrators of the collective, the host (in this case Open Collective Europe Non Profit) reimburse the full amount. Learn More. You can also create events and sell tickets and sponsorships, for example: BrusselsTogether meetup, Vegan Brussels dinner.

  • ** How much does it cost?** There is a 6% administration fee + credit card fees (1.4% + €0.25 for European cards and 2.9% + €0.25 for non-European cards). Fee is 6% flat on incoming bank transfers. 

  • ** What are the limitations?** Your collective remains an unincorporated partnership. That means that you cannot use the Open Collective Europe ASBL non profit as the point of contact, billing address or legal entity responsible for your activities. Concretely it means that you cannot hire people (except freelancers that can send an invoice to your collective). But you can use the host to receive grants and subsidies. They just need to be addressed to your collective.

  • Where can I find more information?* See the documentation on Open Collective

See other example of host organizations that are enabling people in their community to create open collectives: