Donating for Privacy

Every year since 2011, DuckDuckGo has been donating to organizations that contribute to our vision of raising the standard of trust online.

Over $1,300,000 in DuckDuckGo privacy donations

2018

$500,000
for
Privacy Challenge

For our eighth year of donations, we organized and donated to a privacy crowdfunding campaign that benefited these twenty organizations that share our vision of raising the standard of trust online.

2017

$400,000
for
Privacy Education

In our seventh year of privacy donations, we concentrated on efforts to educate people about privacy.

2016

$225,000
for
Increasing Trust

Our sixth year of privacy donations were distributed among causes that are increasing the ability to trust the internet.

2015

$125,000
for
Privacy Tools

For our fifth year of privacy donations we aimed to help improve privacy tools used by journalists.

2014

$40,000
for
Secure Communications

In our fourth year of privacy donations, we focused on organizations dedicated to improving secure communications.

2013

$20,000
for
Fix Tracking

Our third year of privacy donations went towards assisting projects developing tools for people to escape pervasive tracking online.

2012

$10,000+
for
Open Data

For our second year of privacy donations we chose projects that were helping people freely access information.

2011

$1,909
for
Privacy Open Source

In our first year of privacy donations, we donated mainly to privacy open source projects that we used to build DuckDuckGo.

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DuckDuckGo is an Internet privacy company that empowers you to seamlessly take control of your personal information online, without any tradeoffs. With our roots as the search engine that doesn’t track you, we’ve expanded what we do to protect you no matter where the Internet takes you.

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