Seeking a Senior Operations Manager, Product Manager and Software Developer. Open Source Collective [https://oscollective.org] (OSC) is a non-profit fiscal sponsor for over 3,000 open source projects [https://opencollective.com/opensource], which helped them raise $12m in 2021 [https://blog.opencollective.com/12m-for-open-source/]. OSC's mission is to create
Transparently trace a $500 contribution through Open Collective The mission of Morevna Project [https://opencollective.com/morevnaproject] is to develop, improve and popularize open-source technologies for animation. While all money flows are transparent on Open Collective, it's interesting to trace and explain the path it takes in a specific example.
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 about how financial support has helped their projects thrive really drives home the impact open source sponsorship
Contribution to the sustainability of open source should be as easy as turning on a faucet. We’ve partnered with GitHub [https://blog.opencollective.com/double-the-love/] for some time already to enable Sponsors funding to flow through to Open Collective, and the integration has already channeled thousands [https://opencollective.com/
Holding trademarks, legal terms update, & ecosystem initiatives OSC is fiscal host to over 2,250 open source projects on Open Collective. Holding project assets and trademarks Open Source Collective now has the ability to hold trademarks and other non-monetary assets for open source projects. If you are interested in this
A lot has been happening at Open Source Collective lately! FOSS Contributor Funds The season brought much momentum for the implementation and extension of the FOSS Contributor Fund. OSC Director of Growth and Partnerships Alyssa Wright spoke about FOSS Contributor funds at State of the Source. Image credit: GitCoinFunded by
Open Collective previously promoted the use of postinstall messages, output in the developer terminal each time someone installed a package. This practice proved controversial, and in September we stopped encouraging it [https://github.com/opencollective/opencollective/issues/2391]. We've let package maintainers use their best judgement to stop or continue
During the last SustainOSS in London, Duane O'Brien let slip a comment that made me super happy, Indeed [https://indeed.com]was piloting a FOSS Sustainability Fund. A way to institutionalize corporate open source support, and even better, decentralize the decision making to their engineering force. I don't know if