Overview Brand

Website: https://www.spi-inc.org/

Legal Name: Software in the Public Interest

Location: NY

Nonprofit Status: 501C3

Software Hosted: various

Licenses Used: GPL, various

Primary Brand: SPI

Brand Registered?: no

Logo Registered?: no

Trademark Policy: https://www.spi-inc.org/corporate/trademarks/

Governance Finance

Board Size: 9

Board Type: elected

Board Listing: https://www.spi-inc.org/corporate/board/

Description of Membership: Non-contributing: open to anyone; Contributing: open to FOSS contributors

Bylaws Link: https://www.spi-inc.org/corporate/by-laws/

Number of Paid Employees: 0

Funding Sources: donations

Approximate Budget: 200K

Budget Listing: https://www.spi-inc.org/corporate/annual-reports/2016.pdf

Project Hosting

Accepting New Projects?: yes

Projects Hosted: 45

Major Projects Hosted: Debian, Jenkins, PostgreSQL

Project Listing: https://www.spi-inc.org/projects/

Project Services : SPI acts as a financial steward for earmarked donations and intangible assets.

About Software In The Public Interest

Software in the Public Interest is a non-profit organization which was founded to help organizations develop and distribute open hardware and software. Our mission is to help genuine, substantial, and significant free and open source software projects by handling their non-technical administrative tasks so that they aren’t required to operate their own legal entity.

How Individuals Can Get Involved

You can apply for a membership to the SPI.

How Projects Can Get Involved

Guide for projects joining the SPI.

How Companies Can Get Involved

SPI appreciates donations from corporations.