support the digital currency initiative

We receive donations from individuals and organizations who appreciate our work. The link below will take you to MIT's giving page, where you can make a donation to the DCI. We also accept donations in cryptocurrency. If that is of interest to you, please contact us.

The Institute's tax identification number is 04-2103594. MIT is a 501(c)(3) institution, and your gift is tax-deductible within the limitations of U.S. federal income tax laws. Other FAQ here.

The Digital Currency Initiative is part of the MIT Media Lab. The Lab's primary source of funding comes from more than 80 corporate members whose businesses range from electronics to entertainment, furniture to finance, and toys to telecommunications. Members of the Media Lab have the option to support the DCI by paying an annual membership fee. This membership fee is our primary source of funding.


The organizations below are Media Lab members who are also DCI members:

A.T. Kearney

Deloitte LP

Digital Garage

Fidelity Center for Applied Technology

Inter-American Development Bank

Monetary Authority of Singapore

The Boston Consulting Group

You can find more information about becoming a Media Lab member here.

We are currently working on raising support for an ecosystem fund, from organizations and individuals who support our vision for the future and our work. You can follow our progress below.


Ben Davenport

Charlie Lee

John Pfeffer