We believe in using any donations towards our active project teams. This can range from funding their prototype materials to covering their attendance/fair to global and local research conferences where their papers are accepted. All donors can be rest assurd that their donations will make a direct impact on a team.

See our Financials and Reports page for a detailed breakdown of our budget allocation.

Public Invention requests your support as an Austin based non-profit that supports open-source, humanitarian engineering initiatives. Our mission is supported by family, friends, inventors and philanthropists who donate their intellect, time, and money. Public Invention runs leading open-source global health, education, and research platforms around the world.

We appreciate any and all donations as a US 501c3 (EIN 83-4036254) public charity. See the gallery below for just a handful of examples depicting existing design teams funded by prior donations.