Financials & Reports

The Mission of Public Invention is to "Invent in the public, for the public."

Public Invention Quarterly/Annual Reports: 


In 2022, Public Invention hopes to address our plans for growth through resource allocation and invention coach retention. We will do this by applying for larger grants and attempting to recruit more admin staff members to support our organization as we seek to enrich our stock of qualified invention coaches to our existing arsenal of amazing coaches.

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Public Invention continues its creation of a Free-libre open source ecosystem for human respiration.

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In 2020, many of our plans were dictated by the pandemic, as Public Invention positioned itself at the center of the open-source response to COVID-19. We received a $20,000 MOSS grant and a $20,000 grant from Protocol Labs, which have mostly gone toward our COVID-19 relief efforts.

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Public Invention was incorporated and granted 501c3 tax-exempt status by the IRS in 2019.

In its founding year of 2019, Public Invention received $18,000 in donations primarily from its founder, with support from other public inventors and board members. At the end of 2019 we had approximately $6000 in the bank.

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