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Udemy

(Live)
Content

A marketplace for teaching and learning, through online video courses.

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EthicalAds

(Live)
Advertising

An ethical ad platform that targets developers on Read the Docs sites.

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Patreon

(Live)
Donations

Empowers membership businesses for creators through regular donations.

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Ko-fi

(Live)
Donations

A friendly way to ask fans to support your work for the price of a coffee.

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Tipeee

(Live)
Donations

Tipeee is a financing platform for Internet content creators allowing them to receive tips from their communities.

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Teachable

(Live)
Content

A platform for online education through courses and coaching

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Substack

(Live)
Content

Paid newsletters where readers pay directly to writers, bloggers, thinkers, and creatives of every background.

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Flattr

(Live)
Donations

Supports multiple online creators with one single subscription or with one-time donations

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IndieMaker

(Live)
Marketplace

A community marketplace where makers sell their side-projects, unused domains and online businesses.

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Amazon Smile

(Live)
Donations

Amazon donates 0.5% of the eligible net purchase price to the charitable organisation of choice, such as OSS foundations.

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Leanpub

(Live)
Content

A self-publishing platform for selling in-progress and completed e-books and online courses.

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MemberSpace

(Live)
Content

Lock access to any page of your website such as courses, video tutorials and turn it into members-only

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LibreSelery

(Live)
Donations

Continuous and automated donation distribution to your project contributors and dependencies. Integrated into Github Actions

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Bounty Source

(Live)
Bounties

Bountysource is the funding platform for open-source software by creating/collecting bounties and pledging to fundraisers.

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Open Collective

(Live)
Donations

Provides tools for collectives to receive money and mechanisms to spend their money in a transparent way.

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Dev Protocol

(Live)
Staking

Dev protocol is a decentralized middleware that enhances individual activities and supports sustainability through staking.

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Goteo

(Live)
Crowdfunding

A collective financing and distributed collaboration platform for projects for giving individual rewards, and generating collective returns.

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Tidelift

(Live)
Subscription

Professional assurances directly from the open source experts who know it best.

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Liberapay

(Live)
Crowdfunding

Liberapay is a recurrent donations platform where people who benefit from free work support creators.

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Buy me Coffee

(Live)
Donations

Allows creators to receive support and share premium content with a link or a button on their website.

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Flossbank

(Live)
Donations

Funds entire dependency tree’s as they’re used with a combination of donation and ad revenue.

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Issue Hunt

(Live)
Bounties

Allows open source project owners to fund Github issues and developers to hunt the issues.

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Fundition

(Live)
Crowdfunding

Fundition is a decentralized, peer-to-peer crowdfunding and collaboration platform, built on the Steem blockchain.

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Gitcoin

(Live)
Bounties

Gitcoin is the easiest way to leverage the open source community to incentivize or monetize work.

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Open Source Design

(Live)
Bounties

A community of designers and developers pushing open design processes and improving design of open source software.

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Gitpay

(Live)
Bounties

An issue bounty platform for Git-powered projects with an integrated payment system.

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NLnet

(Live)
Grants

Financially supporting organizations and people that contribute to an open information society with ideas to fix the internet since 1997.

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Software Freedom Conservancy

(Live)
Donations

A not-for-profit charity that helps promote, improve, develop, and defend FLOSS projects.

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Giveth

(Live)
Bounties

Decentralized transparent not-for-profit donation platform supporting open source projects with Ethereum donations.

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Software in the Public Interest

(Live)
Donations

A non-profit organization to help organizations develop and distribute open hardware and software.

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CodeFund

(Discontinued)
Advertising

CodeFund is an ethical ad platform that funds contributors of the open source ecosystem.

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Community Bridge

(Live)
Crowdfunding

A Linux Foundation project to help advance sustainability, security, and diversity in open source technology by enabling developers to raise and spend funding.

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Free and Open Source Software Audit

(Live)
Grants

FOSSA helps improve the overall security of the Internet through activities such as bug bounties, hackathons, and having it sponsored by EU budget.

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Staroid

(Live)
Hosting

Staroid is a hosting platform that turns open source projects into running services to fund project contributors.

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Saasify

(Live)
Hosting

Saasify handles all of the SaaS boilerplate, including user accounts, subscription billing, developer docs, and a polished marketing site.

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Hacken Proof

(Live)
Bounties

A decentralized bug bounty platform for cybersecurity and cooperation between ethical hackers and customers.

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Gitstore

(Live)
Subscription

An online-store-like platform for selling access to public or private repositories, packages, etc.

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GitFund

(In-development)
Subscription

Open source project sponsorship platform for tiered support such as Gold, Silver, Bronze sponsors, etc.

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Fund Request

(Live)
Bounties

A decentralised marketplace for requesting development bug fixes, security audits, etc to the Open Source developer community.

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Core Infrastructure Initiative

(Live)
Grants

A Linux Foundation initiative to collaboratively identify, fund and support critical elements of the global information infrastructure that are in need of assistance.

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Coinlancer

(Live)
Bounties

Allows freelancers and clients connect remotely through smart contracts and exchange digital services for monetary value.

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Carbon Ads

(Live)
Advertising

Connecting designers, developers, and tech-savvy audiences with relevant brands through curate publishers and advertisers.

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Bounties Network

(Live)
Bounties

Decentralized task based bounty platform with Ethereum based staking and arbitration.

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Apt-get Shirt

(Live)
Donations

From every T-shirt you buy apt-get-shift donates 50% of the proceedings to that same project it represents.

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Houdini

(Live)
Donations

Houdini is an all-in-one, self-hosted, open source fundraising software developed in Ruby on Rails.

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Pledgecamp

(In-development)
Crowdfunding

Pledgecamp is a decentralized ecosystem for crowdfunding with blockchain protected investments.

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Utopian

(Discontinued)
Crowdfunding

A provider of free crowdsourcing services to open source projects by incentivizing contribution.

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Thanks

(Live)
Donations

A tool that helps you see if any of the software you depend on has authors seeking for donations

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Status

(Discontinued)
Bounties

Blockchain and crypto focused bounties platform.

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SourceCred

(In-development)
Donations

A tool for attributing credit to contributions based on metrics that describes how important they were.

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Open Source Coin

(In-development)
Crowdfunding

A decentralized network run by the community and contributors, with a sustainable economy and value redistribution.

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Open Gift

(Discontinued)
Donations

Allows open source consumers to send requests for implementations to the open source project teams.

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Lyfevest

(In-development)
Subscription

Connecting enterprise developers who are using open source with the contributors who are creating open source.

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Katalyse

(Discontinued)
Bounties

Allows project creators to raise funds and kickstart their projects. The focus of the platform is moving into launching and listing ICOs.

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IT Sphere

(Discontinued)
Bounties

We bring together digital products developers, outsource developers, investors and IT experts.

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Hit Chain

(In-development)
Crowdfunding

A developer autonomous community that bring together developers, investors and IT experts.

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Ellcrys

(In-development)
Subscription

Decentralized censorship-resistant Git hosting service and monetization platform through paid feature branches and bug fixes.

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CodeBuddy

(In-development)
Subscription

CodeBuddy plugs into your IDE, understands your problem’s context, and instantly matches you with subject matter experts.

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Bugmark

(In-development)
Bounties

A platform, used to conduct research into the use of incentives and prediction markets and tooling for open-source projects.

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Beerpay

(Discontinued)
Donations

Allows simple funding development of existing or new features for Github based projects using Chrome extension.

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BackYourStack

(In-development)
Subscription

Analyzes your open source software dependencies to find which projects you rely on, and then provides a way for you to easily support them all.

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Snowdrift

(In-development)
Crowdfunding

A nonprofit cooperative for funding public goods – things like software, music, journalism, and research.

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XS Code

(Live)
Subscription

A platform for open source projects offering paid subscriptions for open core, dual licensing, support, models.

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Scarf

(In-development)
Paywall

A cross-platform package manager for usage insights and payment collection.

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License Zero

(Live)
Paywall

A techno-legal vending machine (platform and tools) for dual-licensed open software.

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Kauri

(Live)
Donations

A decentralized technical knowledge base for the Ethereum ecosystem by incentivising creators and the community.

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Hopsie

(Live)
Donations

Allows fundraising through donation campaigns and follow up with marketing campaigns.

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GitHub Sponsors

(Live)
Bounties

Allows the developer community to financially support the people who design, build, and maintain the open source projects they depend on, directly on GitHub.

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FOSS Pay

(Live)
Donations

A self hosted Python and PostgreSQL based donation collection platform for groups and individuals.

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Commit Change

(Live)
Crowdfunding

A hosted fundraising platform (based on Houdini listed below) for people at all technical skill levels with possibility to get assistance from the support team too.

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AWS Promotional Credit

(Live)
Grants

AWS credits to open source projects used to perform testing, CI/CD, or storage of artifacts on AWS.


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