Posts in Financial Support

Become a Member of the OTW and Vote for the 2022 Elections!

It’s almost election time! Being a member of the Organization for Transformative Works (OTW) means being able to vote for its Board of Directors. This helps affect how projects such as the Archive of Our Own, Fanlore, and Transformative Works and Cultures are run now and going forward. This year, our election for the Board of Directors will be held from August 12 to August 15. (Access the full Elections Timeline for 2022). In order to vote, you need to be a member of the OTW by midnight UTC on June 30, 2022 (What time is that for me?). That means that you have to… Read more

The OTW is Now a Humble Store Charity

The Organization for Transformative Works is excited to introduce an additional way to support us: we’re now one of the charities you can select when purchasing a Humble Bundle or through the Humble Store!

Thank You!

As our October 2017 fundraising drive comes to an end, we at the Organization for Transformative Works (OTW) would like to thank each and every one of you who donated or spread the word. You’ve helped our projects grow stronger, and we couldn’t be more grateful! We would also like to recognize the tireless efforts of all the volunteers who work behind the scenes to make these drives and all of the organization’s work possible.

Looking Forward

As we celebrate the past ten years of the Organization for Transformative Works (OTW), let’s also take a moment to look towards the future. Thanks to your donations, there’s a bright path ahead of us! Your continued support funds all our projects, from the Archive of Our Own (AO3) to the Fanlore wiki, from Transformative Works and Cultures (TWC) to our Legal Advocacy team. Here’s a taste of what you can expect from some of these projects soon:

OTW: A Decade of Serving Fans

For ten years now, the Organization for Transformative Works’ many projects have been pursuing our stated mission: “serv[ing] the interests of fans by providing access to and preserving the history of fanworks and fan culture in its myriad forms. We believe that fanworks are transformative and that transformative works are legitimate.” Your support over the past decade has allowed us to do some amazing work for you. Help us to continue, expand and improve our services by donating to the OTW today! Our very first project, Legal Advocacy, was launched in 2007. The Legal team has spent the ten years since then working tirelessly on… Read more