Overview Brand

Full Metadata Listing: FOSSFoundation.info/foundations/sfc

Website: https://sfconservancy.org/

Legal Name: Software Freedom Conservancy

Location: NY

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: https://sfconservancy.org/projects/policies/

Governance Finance

Board Size: 6

Board Type: appointed

Board Listing: https://sfconservancy.org/about/board/

Description of Membership:

Bylaws Link: https://sfconservancy.org/docs/conservancy_by-laws.pdf

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

Project Hosting

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.