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Transparency & Financial Information

In compliance with the OGP disclosure policy, the Support Unit regularly posts financial information about OGP finances on this page. This includes budgets that have been approved by the Steering Committee, financial review documents, and a log of contributions to the Support Unit.

Please direct any questions or concerns to the Support Unit at info@opengovpartnership.org.


Funder Years Funded  Amount 
Bilateral Aid Agencies 
Department of State (US) 2017-2018 USD 493,826
European Union 2020 – 2024 EUR 2,500,000
Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office
(formerly Department for International Development – UK)
2021+ (Extension Grant) GBP 756,380
2019 – 2022 (Evaluation Grant) GBP 500,000
2018-2021 GBP 6,800,000
2014-2018 GBP 1,470,000
2012-2013 GBP 64,000
French Embassy to the United States 2017-2018 USD 40,000
International Development Research Center (IDRC) 2020-2021 USD 145,000
2019 CAD 102,509
2018-2019 CAD 405,000
Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) 2019-2021 SEK 45,000,000
US Agency for International Development (USAID) 2020-2021 USD 500,000
2016-2019 USD 1,500,000
2014-2016 USD 699,946
Private Foundations 
Chandler Foundation 2020-2022 USD 600,000
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation 2020-2021 USD 300,000
Hivos 2014-2015 USD 2,600,000
Institute of International Education 2018 USD 30,000
2016-2017 USD 49,612
Luminate Group (formerly Omidyar Network) 2020-2021 USD 1,500,000
2020 USD 18,000
2016-2019 USD 3,800,000
2013-2016 USD 1,000,000
The Ford Foundation 2018-2022 USD 2,800,000
2017-2018 USD 1,200,000
2015-2016 USD 800,000
2013-2014 USD 600,000
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation 2021 – 2023 USD 2,000,000
2019-2021 USD 3,750,000
2019 – 2021
(Evaluation Grant)
USD 500,000
2015-2019 USD 3,500,000
2013-2015 USD 840,000
Open Society Foundations 2020-2022 USD 5,500,000
2018-2019 USD 1,000,000
2017 USD 500,000
2015-2016 USD 1,000,000
2013-2014 USD 800,000

Below are a list of OGP budgets that have been approved by the Steering Committee.

Budget Year Amount
Fiscal Year 2021 $13,097,806
Fiscal Year 2020 $11,044,905
Fiscal Year 2019 $11,902,953
Fiscal Year 2018 $9,942,673
Fiscal Year 2017 $9,556,658
Fiscal Year 2016 $6,689,327
Fiscal Year 2015 $5,475,039
Fiscal Year 2014 $3,370,141
Fiscal Year 2013 $2,485,716

2020 Support Unit Budget vs. Expenditure by Program

BUDGET 2020 EXPENDITURE 2020
Analytics and Insights $567,369 $600,408
Communications $895,766 $953,873
Country Support, Thematic & Local $3,507,605 $3,095,483
Global and Steering Committee $1,369,960 $1,283,685
Independent Reporting Mechanism $1,873,724 $1,859,777
Learning and innovation $615,855 $1,098,073
Operations $2,187,627 $1,081,099
TOTAL $11,044,906 $9,972,398

2020 Support Revenue by Funder Type 

Private Foundations $4,068,000
Bilateral Aid Agencies $4,065,153
Country Contributions $2,579,339
Other Contributions $109,853
TOTAL $10,822,345

Support Unit Budget by Year

2013 $2,485,716
2014 $3,370,141
2015 $5,475,039
2016 $6,689,327
2017 $9,556,658
2018 $9,942,673
2019 $11,902,954
2020 $11,044,905


All financial documents are posted to this page in accordance with the OGP disclosure policy. Until 2017, annual audits of OGP’s finances were performed by the firm of Burr Pilger & Mayer. Since 2018, audits have been performed by Gelman, Rosenberg, and Freedman.

Year Audit Document
2019 Audit Report | Tax Form 990
2018 Audit Report | Tax Form 990
2017 Audit Report
2016 Audit Report
2015 Auditors’ Letter
Report of Independent Auditors
2014 Audit Report
Audit Letter
Memo on Contributions from Participating Governments
2013 Audit Report
Audit Letter
2012 Certification of Revenue and Expenditures
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