Seeking a program manager to join our team.
Funds for Open SourceOur new initiative, Funds for Open Source, has hit a nerve! "Open Collective opens cash conduit between tech biz and unappreciated developers."—The Register "Open Collective is trying to make
Espaço hacker sem fins lucrativos na periferia de uma das maiores metrópoles do BrasilCriada na periferia, espaço hacker ocupa um espaço público e comunitário e amplia a inclusão e educação digital nas regiões
A non-profit hackerspace in the marginalized outskirts of BrazilOn the outskirts of Campinas city (83km from São Paulo), Casa Hacker occupies a public community space and expands digital inclusion and education in peripheral
Hey. I’m Ben, the new Executive Director of The Open Source Collective!
Helping companies invest in open source projects because we want open source creators to have a good livelihood and work sustainably, which is critical to the health of the whole ecosystem.
This Spring, we’ll be supercharging contributions in our first ever matching campaign! FundOSS is a pilot program of that uses a mathematical distribution of funds to proportionally multiply a single donation. If you want to learn more Read our FundOSS FAQ v1 below!
New Help DocumentationA huge upgrade to our docs has just been published. Need to explain what fiscal hosting is, provide tax info to a funder, or learn how to make the most of
Check out these inspirational updates from some of the initiatives hosted by Open Collective Foundation:Love Wins Food Pantry - Moving together as a community.🌟 Love Wins Food Pantry provides food every Friday
New FeaturesInvite to Submit ExpenseYou can now get the ball rolling on expenses for anyone who needs to be paid. Pre-fill whatever info you already have, then invite the payee to fill in
Open Source Collective is excited to be a partner the OASIS Baseline Protocol incentive program. Baseline just received a $100K grant from the Ethereum Foundation to advance their research efforts. We look forward to other collaboratively maintaining this work!
We spoke with Samantha Meyer about her initiative to destigmatize the discussions and relief around mental health in Austin, Texas-in response to COVID, and beyond.
Airbnb has long appeared on our top open source sponsors leaderboard, but this year they are taking it to the next level. More than just numbers, hearing from maintainers in their own words
Supporting Global Research to Strengthen Open Source Communities & Tackle InequalityOpen Collective Foundation is excited to support $1.3 million in Digital Infrastructure grants funded by The Ford Foundation, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation,
Did you know Collectives can....Get contributions in BitcoinAccept donations of public stockEmploy (or contract) their contributorsRegister trademarksHave assets held on their behalf (like hardware)Provide acknowledgement letters for in-kind donations (to claim
Open letter from CEO Pia Mancini to Open Collective's investorsWow, 2020 was one rollercoaster of a year. We are just now catching our breath! What really matters first: we have been humbled by
From community fridges to scholarships, Open Collective Foundation initiatives are making an impact.The Love Fridges - Chicago🌟 The Love Fridge partnered with a local restaurant to stock their fridges with 240 free
This year, Chrome’s has committed over $200K in their Web Framework & Tools Performance Fund to support open source tooling. Chrome understands that collaboration with open source paves the road to a better web.
From our January 2021 board meeting.Open Source Collective is a non-profit organization serving as a fiscal sponsor to over 2,400 open source projects on Open Collective. We believe in transparency, so
~We are no longer accepting applications for this role~Open Collective is an open source software platform for transparent fundraising and budget management. We connect thousands of projects and funders around the world,
We are excited to support the official formation of Open Web Docs. Independent of any single vendor, Open Web Docs is a collaborative network bringing first-class web platform documentation to all. See the official announcement below.
We need accessible, affordable, effective fundholding for charitable initiatives, which powers them up instead of weighing them down.
In 2020, Open Collective Foundation grew 20x in money raised for initiatives ($4.5m), 4x in initiatives served (nearly 200), and 10x in financial disbursements. On one level, this shows the extent of
Open Collective Foundation 2020 Wrap Up
Justice Reskill aims to connect justice-involved people with the access and support they need to create a new path for themselves. Aaron Clark, founder, tells us about his mission to serve these communities.