Whether you’re experienced in open knowledge matters or you’re just getting started, there are lots of ways to get involved with the Open Knowledge Foundation community.

Whether you’ve just got a few moments or you’d like to run a full project, you can make a big difference by volunteering your time and effort.


Want something to do in 2 minutes?

  • Projectsjoin one of our projects or propose a new one. Some projects have their own specific information on getting involved, so just visit the project website or home page and followed the get involved links. All OKF projects are listed on the projects page.
  • Working Groupsjoin a working group, or propose a new one. The easiest way to join is to visit the working group home page and contact the group coordinator.
  • Events – come to one of our events, or help organize a new one.
  • Suggest an idea – have an idea for something to do or build? Have a general suggestion? Head over to our “Ideas” area and submit it.

Help and Information

  • Help – Need some help, got a general question? This is the place to ask.
  • Join our announce list.

Community Structure

  • Governance – Learn more about how the community is organized and how responsibility is allocated.
  • Chapters – Find and join an official local chapter or unofficial local group near you, or learn how to start one in your own local community.