Open Collective
Open Collective

Submit expense

Collective balance
€674.82 EUR

Fiscal Host
Open Collective Europe

Expense policies

Please note the Collective name on invoices. If the vendor requires a billing address, you can put your address or the address of any core contributor of the collective.

Our current expense policy includes

  • costs of server hosting/rental/colocation
  • costs related to our [currently annual] Osmocom developer conference (venue, catering, travel expenses)
  • hardware/equipment (BTSs, SDRs, …) for known/active Osmocom developers

Whenever travel expenses are covered, we're only covering

  • economy class flight tickets
  • 2nd class train tickets
  • public transportation (no taxi fares)
  • hotel/accomdation charges up to the tax-expendable amount as listed at


How do I get paid from a Collective?
Submit an expense and provide your payment information.
How are expenses approved?
Collective admins are notified when an expense is submitted, and they can approve or reject it.
Is my private data made public?
No. Only the expense amount and description are public. Attachments, payment info, emails and addresses are only visible to you and the admins.
When will I get paid?
Payments are processed by the Collective's Fiscal Host, the organization that hold funds on their behalf. Many Fiscal Hosts pay expenses weekly, but each one is different.
Why do you need my legal name?
The display name is public and the legal name is private, appearing on receipts, invoices, and other official documentation used for tax and accounting purposes.

Collective balance

€674.82 EUR