About The Commons Project


technology for public good

Seeking to fill the void left between venture capital-funded startups, government agencies and traditional non-profits, TCP is developing an alternative model for building, financing and operating digital services for public good.

We believe this structure allows for the creation of digital platforms and services that are consistent with our core principles, which are to:

  • Serve people’s interests above all

  • Provide services free from any third party financial interest

  • Protect people’s right to own and control their data.

  • Facilitate the sharing of personal data only with clear informed consent

  • Only accept contributions and payments that support the best interests of the people

TCP was launched with support from The Rockefeller Foundation.