a non-profit organization whose sole purpose is to support Our Movement institutionally

Our Foundation is the legal tool with which Our Movement interfaces with the system. It bears the responsibility of tasks such as financial affairs, legal matters, owning intellectual property, handling donations, receiving revenue from its for-profit children entities, etc.

The funding that Our Foundation manages arrives from its for-profit subsidiaries, which are platforms that generate economic activity as part of the sharing economy and utilize a ‘<1% Transaction Fee’ business model. These funds fuel Our Movement’s projects, most of which do not have business models. Transaction fees are a temporary measure and will eventually be dropped once the movement becomes sustainable through donations—fully embracing the gift economy.

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