Apache Software Foundation
The mission of the ASF is to provide software for the common good. All Apache products are available to the public-at-large completely free of charge. For more information, visit http://www.apache.org/ and https://twitter.com/TheASF
Free Software Foundation Inc
THE FSF IS DEDICATED TO PROMOTING AND DEFENDING COMPUTER USERS' RIGHTS TO USE, STUDY, COPY, AND MODIFY THE SOFTWARE ON THEIR COMPUTERS, AS WELL AS THE RELATED DOCUMENTATION. THE FSF ASSISTS IN THE DEVELOPMENT AND USE OF FREE SOFTWARE AND DOCUMENTATION.
Open Source Initiative
To (1) educate the public about the advantages of open source software [software that users are free to modify and redistribute]; (2) encourage the software community to participate in open source software development; (3) identify how software users' objectives are best served through open source software; (4) persuade organizations and software authors to distribute source software freely they otherwise would not distribute; (5) provide resources for sharing information about open source software and licenses; (6) assist attorneys to craft open source licenses; (7) manage a certification program to allow use of one or more certification marks in association with open source software; and (8) advocate for open source principles.
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 Corporation was formed to perform the following activies:1) To educate the general public regarding new forms of technology including, but not limited to, digital, computing and communications technology;2) To educate the general public and foster discussion and public policy analysis regarding the relationship between technology and society;3) To educate the general public and foster discussion and public policy analysis regarding the legal and social issues raised by existing and new technology;4) To conduct scientific research in the public interest to develop and expand existing technology in order to make existing advances in digital, computing and communications technology more accessible to the general public, and to make the results of such research available to the public on a non-discriminatory basis; and 5) To conduct litigation in the public interest in order to preserve and protect the human and civil rights of those using or involved with technology, including, but no
Creative Commons Corporation
Our Mission: Creative Commons develops, supports, and stewards legal and technical infrastructure that maximizes digital creativity, sharing, and innovation. Our Vision: Our vision is nothing less than realizing the full potential of the Internet — universal access to research and education, full participation in culture — to drive a new era of development, growth, and productivity.
Owasp Foundation Inc
The mission of the Organization is to make application security visible, so that jpeople and organizations can make informed decisions about application security risks.