Overview Brand

Website: https://www.linuxfoundation.org/

Legal Name: The Linux Foundation

Location: US

Nonprofit Status: 501C6

Software Hosted: various

Licenses Used: various

Primary Brand: Linux

Other Brand(s): various projects and associated 501C3, 501C4, and 501C6 corps

Brand Registered?: yes

Logo Registered?: yes

Trademark Policy: https://www.linuxfoundation.org/trademark-usage

Trademark Usage Guide: https://www.linuxfoundation.org/trademark-usage

Brand Policy Comments: The Linux Foundation has a default trademark policy and allows each project to refine rules for the use of project marks.

Governance Finance

Board Size: 22

Board Type: sponsor, elected

Board Listing: https://www.linuxfoundation.org/about/board-members/

Description of Membership: member

Bylaws Link: https://www.linuxfoundation.org/about/bylaws

Number of Paid Employees: 170

Funding Sources: sponsors

Approximate Budget: 35M

Budget Listing: https://projects.propublica.org/nonprofits/organizations/460503801

Sponsor Listing: https://www.linuxfoundation.org/membership/members/

Top Tier Sponsors: AT&T, Cisco, Fujitsu, Hitachi, Huawei, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, NEC, Oracle, Qualcomm, Samsung

Project Hosting

Accepting New Projects?: yes

Projects Hosted: 74+

Major Projects Hosted: Automotive Grade Linux, Cloud Foundry, Cloud Native Computing Foundation, Core Infrastructure Initiative, Hyperledger, Let's Encrypt, Node.js Foundation, ONAP, SPDX, Xen Project, Yocto Project

Project Listing: https://www.linuxfoundation.org/projects

Project Services : The Linux Foundation provides a wide variety of support resources for projects, including community management, shared community infrastructure, project events, training and professional certification, financial management of community funds, conformance processes, compliance programs, open source license scanning and analysis, project setup and launch, operational support, governance and intellectual property, marketing and outreach services, and web services.

About The Linux Foundation

The Linux Foundation is the organization of choice for the world’s top developers and companies to build sustainable ecosystems that accelerate open technology development and commercial adoption. Together with the worldwide open source community, it is solving the hardest technology problems by creating the largest shared technology investment in history. Founded in 2000, The Linux Foundation today provides services, training and events to scale any open source project, which together deliver an economic impact not achievable by any one company. More information can be found at www.linuxfoundation.org.

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