Free Knowledge Foundation

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Free Knowledge Foundation
charitable organization
Founded 2004
Headquarters Miraflores de la Sierra, Madrid, Spain
Key people
Pablo Machón

The Free Knowledge Foundation (FKF) (Spanish: Fundación Conocimiento Libre) is an organization aiming to promote Free Knowledge, including Free Software and Free Standards. It was founded in 2004 and is based in Madrid, Spain.

FKF works with Politicians, Educators, the Media, and other important social agents to create awareness about Free Knowledge, Free Software and Free Standards.

Pablo Machón is FKF's President since 2004. In 2005, the Foundation appointed Richard Stallman as Patron of Honor.[1]

In 2006 the FKF became[2] an associate organization of the Free Software Foundation Europe.[3]


FKF organizes LibreMeeting,[4] the International Free Knowledge Meeting of Madrid. It is usually held at La Cristelera Residence, in the town of Miraflores de la Sierra, 50 km. away from Madrid.

The Foundation presents the awards at LibreMeeting. These awards are honored to people or organizations that promote free knowledge. Some of the recipients are:

Event participation and organization[edit]

The FKF organizes other events [9] apart from Libremeeting, and participates with speakers at relevant international events related to Free Software and Free Knowledge.

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