Legal Name: Software Freedom Conservancy
Nonprofit Status: 501C3
Software Hosted: various
Licenses Used: various, GPL
Primary Brand: various project brands
Other Brand(s): various projects - dozen+
Brand Registered?: no
Logo Registered?: no
Trademark Policy: per-project policies
Board Size: 6
Board Type: appointed
Board Listing: https://sfconservancy.org/about/board/
Description of Membership:
Number of Paid Employees: 5
Funding Sources: donations, sponsors
Approximate Budget: 1.2M
Budget Listing: https://sfconservancy.org/about/filings/
Sponsor Listing: https://sfconservancy.org/sponsors/
Top Tier Sponsors: Collabora, Google, HP, Linux Australia, Linux Foundation, Mozilla, Private InternetAccess, Redhat, Savoir-Faire Linux, Target
Accepting New Projects?: yes
Projects Hosted: 44
Major Projects Hosted: BusyBox, Git, Outreachy
Project Listing: https://sfconservancy.org/projects/current/
Project Services : Conservancy acts as a financial steward for earmarked donations and intangible assets, as well as providing legal, event, and license compliance services.
About Software Freedom Conservancy
Software Freedom Conservancy, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization incorporated in New York. Software Freedom Conservancy helps promote, improve, develop, and defend Free, Libre, and Open Source Software (FLOSS) projects. Conservancy provides a non-profit home and infrastructure for FLOSS projects. This allows FLOSS developers to focus on what they do best — writing and improving FLOSS for the general public — while Conservancy takes care of the projects’ needs that do not relate directly to software development and documentation.
How Individuals Can Get Involved
Conservancy appreciates individual supporters.
How Projects Can Get Involved
Projects can apply to join Conservancy.
How Companies Can Get Involved
Conservancy appreciates their many corporate sponsors.