The Open Heritage Foundation

The Open Heritage Foundation is a registered on-profit organization based in India. It was officially launched in 2019, the foundation aims to extend the reach of open movement activities which is free knowledge and are open source tools that are used to digitize and transcribe cultural and heritage documentation for glam institutions.

What We Do

While fragile, the tangible cultural heritage is an important factor in maintaining cultural diversity in the face of growing globalization, facing increasing threats related to natural disasters, accidents, theft, vandalism, or even deterioration over time.

Wiki Loves Folklore

International photographic contest where the photographers can contribute media about their local folk culture to Wikimedia Commons.


Cultural Documentation (Tangible Heritage) Digitization work of cultural institutions of galleries, museums, libraries, archives


Conferences for increasing awareness and advocacy with dialogue around open access and open GLAM