About Us

The Open Preservation Foundation sustains technology and knowledge for the long-term management of digital cultural heritage, in all its forms. We provide our members with reliable solutions to the challenges of digital preservation through technology stewardship, knowledge exchange, and advocacy and alliances.

Founded in 2010 as the Open Planets Foundation to sustain the results of EU-funded R&D we currently steward the leading portfolio of open-source digital preservation software and enable the development of best practice through interest groups, community events, and training. Our vision is shared solutions for effective and efficient digital preservation.

Our Vision Open sustainable digital preservation Our Mission Enabling shared solutions for effective and efficient digital preservation; the Open Preservation Foundation leads a collaborative effort to create, maintain and develop the reference set of sustainable, open source digital preservation tools and supporting resources. This set of tools (including software and standards) enables organisations to evaluate, […]

Our annual plans define yearly activities and objectives to deliver against our strategic plan – our annual reports describe our progress. Annual Plans The Annual Plan 2014-15 is available to members. It is informed by the Member Survey 2014 and defines objectives against our Strategic Plan 2015-18. Annual Reports OPF Annual Report 2014-16 OPF Annual Report […]

Registered status The Open Preservation Foundation is a company, limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales with company number 7203470. Registered office Our registered office: 66 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3LH, United Kingdom. Please do not use this address for communications, you can find our postal address under Contact Us. Articles of Association Our […]