What is OSS.Fund?
OSS.Fund is a catalog of monetization platforms for open source builders and other related online creators. It helps independent creators find the best monetization platform for their needs and financially survive while growing a community. It is curated and maintained as a crowdsourced list on Github.
Why add platforms to OSS.Fund?
Short version: you get free advertisement by somebody who is passionate about this topic.
Long version: open source monetization is a small but fragmented and rapidly evolving space. By adding a platform to OSS.Fund, you help its discovery by the open source community. You will get a shoutout to 18K+ followers, newsletter subscribers, and get mentioned at conference talks and blog posts.
How to add/update a platform entry?
OSS.Fund is an open source project maintained on Github. To join or update existing details, make a pull request, or just drop a message below.
Who created OSS.Fund?
The initial list was created by Bilgin Ibryam with a focus on Open Source Software Funding (hence the name OSS.Fund). Since, this collection has grown to over 100+ platforms through multiple contributors and it is continuously updated. Any platform that offers any kind of service related to open source monetization is welcome to join in.
How was OSS.Fund built?
It is a static site based on Hugo, Github, and Render.
How to support OSS.Fund?
OSS.Fund itself is also an open source project and needs funding to exist and improve. Any funding received will be used to improve the design and usability of the website, data entry (new additions and updates), and ongoing maintenance costs. We are eating our dog food, and using a few of the listed funding platforms. Sponsor OSS.Fund on Github Sponsors or stake Dev Tokens on Stakes.Social to earn interest and support OSS.Fund.
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