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Open Source Non-Profits Fund


Various Open Source non-profit organizations

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Free Software Foundation Inc

To promote and defend computer users rights to use, study, copy, and modify the software on their computer, as well as the related documentation. To assist in the development and use of free software and documentation.

Open Source Initiative

The Open Source Initiative (OSI) is a non-profit corporation with global scope formed to educate about and advocate for the benefits of open source and to build bridges among different constituencies in the open source community.Open source enables a development method for software that harnesses the power of distributed peer review and transparency of process. The promise of open source is higher quality, better reliability, greater flexibility, lower cost, and an end to predatory vendor lock-in.One of our most important activities is as a standards body, maintaining the Open Source Definition for the good of the community. The Open Source Initiative Approved License trademark and program creates a nexus of trust for developers, users, corporations and governments.

The FreeBSD Foundation

The FreeBSD Foundation is a 501(c)(3), US based, non-profit organization dedicated to supporting, promoting, and building the FreeBSD Project and community worldwide. The Foundation gratefully accepts donations from individuals and businesses, using them to fund and manage projects, sponsor FreeBSD events, Developer Summits and provide travel grants to FreeBSD developers. In addition, the Foundation represents the FreeBSD Project in executing contracts, license agreements, copyrights, trademarks, and other legal arrangements which require a recognized legal entity. TheFreeBSD Foundation is entirely supported by donations.

Electronic Frontier Foundation Inc

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is the leading nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. EFF is an essential champion of user privacy, free expression, and innovation through impact litigation, policy analysis, grassroots activism, and technology development, and has been since our founding in 1990. Our staff of nearly 100—including lawyers, activists and technologists—works to ensure that our rights and freedoms are enhanced and protected as our reliance on technology grows worldwide. EFF works on issues at the local, state, federal, and international levels. We are supported by over 30,000 members worldwide.

Creative Commons Corporation

Creative Commons empowers individuals and communities around the world by equipping them with technical, legal and policy solutions to enable sharing of knowledge and culture in the public interest.

Owasp Foundation Inc

No more insecure software. As the world’s largest non-profit organisation concerned with software security, OWASP: Supports the building of impactful projects; Develops & nurtures communities through events and chapter meetings worldwide; and Provides educational publications & resourcesIn order to enable developers to write better software, and security professionals to make the world’s software more secure.

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