All monetization platforms

Title Status   Activity    Fees    Monetization   
Amazon SmileLive10000There are more than 10000 charities (including software foundations) that received more than 15M$ in donations99.5%Donates 0.5% of the net purchase price (excluding VAT, returns and shipping fees)Donations from purchases of customers who opted-in
Apt-get ShirtLive8There are less than 10 T-shirts listed50%Donates 50% of proceedingsDonations from merchandise purchases
AWS Promotional CreditLive?0Free cloud services to open source projects
BackYourStackIn-development0?Support enabling toolset
BeerpayDiscontinued0?Donations, issue funding
Bounties NetworkLive10Less than 10 bounties0%Bounties
Bounty SourceDiscontinued010%Bounties, Crowdfunding, Donations.
BugmarkIn-development0?A marketplace for issues and selective incentives
Buy me CoffeeLive1000There are more than 100000 registered creators (around 1000 supported)5%One time small donations
Carbon AdsLive10More than 10 publishers0Paid by number of ad impressions (CTR)Ads
CodeBuddyIn-development0?Real time, in-IDE support
CodeFundDiscontinued39More than 39 ad campaigns0Paid by number of ad impressions (CTR)Ethical advertising
CoinlancerLive10Less than 10 jobs3%Bounties
Commit ChangeLive?3%3% of online donationsDonations, crowdfunding campaigns, fundraising events
Community BridgeLive30More than 30 projects with some funding5%Zero fees for first $10M donated through CommunityBridge. After that, 5% platform fee plus the payment processor’s fee.Crowdfunding
Core Infrastructure InitiativeLive10Less than 10 projects funded0Grants are funded by donations from individuals and members and awarded to selected projectsGrants for selected projects
EllcrysIn-development0?Paid development, bug fixes, token based monetization
EthicalAdsLive70000007 million developers come to Read the Docs 35 million times monthly600$-1500$$600 for 200k impressions, $1500 for 600k impressionsEthical advertising
FlattrLive21000More than 21000 websites are using using Flattr5%Single subscription, shared between as many receivers
FOSS PayLive?0%Donations
Free and Open Source Software AuditLive15More than 15 projects granted funds0EU sponsored support for FOSS
Fund RequestLive10More than 10 backers?Bounties
FunditionLive400More than 400 projects with various level of funding0%0% fees for founders and backers with Steem account.Decentralized crowdfunding
GitcoinLive280More than 280 bounties0%Bounty, contest, recurring payments, kudos, tips.
GitFundIn-development10Around 10 backers for the platform itself0Tiered support model for project sponsorship
GitHub SponsorsLive?0%No charge fees, and Github covers payment processing costs for the first yearSponsorship for bug reports, issue triage, code, documentation, etc.
GitpayLive150More than 150 paid tasks8%-30%8% for open source projects, 18% for private projects, 30% for supportBounties
GitstoreLive10More than 10 maintainers0%-1%From free monthly plan to 50$/month depending on revenueSubscription, purchase or donation plans for projects
GivethLive50More than 50 donations0%Donations
GoteoLive1200More than 1200 projects funded4%Crowdfunding
Hacken ProofLive10More than 10 security related bug bounties posted?Security bug bounties
Hit ChainIn-development0?Decentralized ecosystem of services, governance and funding
HopsieLive?49$From 49$/month to 129$/monthDonations, campaigns
HoudiniLive4There are 4 teams hosting Houdini for fundraising needs0Donations, crowdfunding campaigns, fundraising events
IndieMakerLive12000There are over 12000 members in the marketplace12%12% buyer fees, and 1%-10% seller feesCommission from sales
IndigogoLive9000000More than 9M backers contributed to over 800000 ideas5%Campaign and on demand crowdfunding
Issue HuntLive500More than 500 paid issues10%Issue based bounties
IT SphereDiscontinued0?Decentralized bounties
KauriLive??Tipping content creators
KickstarterLive17000000Close to 17 million people backed around 500000 projects5%Crowdfunding campaigns with target goal
Ko-fiLive300000More than 300000 bloggers, artists, podcasters, developers, cosplayers and all kinds of creators have received more than $12m using Ko-fi.0%0% for donations and 5% on commission type of workDonations, crowdfunding, paywall, commissions (unique work)
LeanpubLive6500More than 6500 published and listed on Leanpub store20%0% fee for free books, 20% for paid booksSelf-publishing of E-books and courses
LiberapayLive1000More than 1000 teams, organizations, individuals, repositories backed by many patrons5%The average is expected to be below 5% in all cases.Donations
License ZeroLive?1%1% of gross salesDual licensing model with selling private licenses
LyfevestIn-development0299$From $299.99/month to $2399.99/yearSupport through subscription
NLnetLive100More than 100 projects funded0Donations funded pods for targeted compute themes
Open CollectiveLive1900More than 1900 collectives with contributors5%Usually between 5%-10%Donations, sponsorships
Open GiftDiscontinued00Bounties
Open Source CoinIn-development0?Decentralized infrastructure for projects
Open Source DesignLive150More than 150 jobs (some paid, some gratis)0Jobs board for designers
PatreonLive3000000More than 3 million patrons support more than 100,000 creators5%-12%Lite 5%, Pro 8%, Premium 12%Regular donations
PledgecampIn-development1?Decentralized crowdfunding
SaasifyLive10More than 10 example projects hosted0Free for early adopters, 20% later, and special pricing for open source projectsA cut from users running your project on the SaaS platform
ScarfIn-development?Paywall for software package usage
SnowdriftIn-development0?Donations with matching limits
Software Freedom ConservancyLive50More than 50 projects backed10%Donations and software foundations like services
Software in the Public InterestLive4040 projects sponsored0Donation based sponsorship of non-technical administrative tasks
SourceCredIn-development00Metric generation for fair rewards and donations
StaroidLive10Less than 10 projects20%A cut from users running your project on the SaaS platform
SubstackLive100000More than 100,000 people pay to subscribe to writers across the Substack10%If you have a paid publication, Substack charges 10% of your subscription revenue.Content and newsletter paywall where readers pay writers directly
ThanksLive00Express need of support for maintainers
TideliftLive1000More than 1000 projects backed1500$$1500/monthSupport through subscription
TipeeeLive248775There are more than 10000 creators backed by around 243000 unique tippers8%Commission is 8% including tax on the amounts collected each month.Tipping online creators
UdemyLive150000More than 150000 online video courses20%50% revenue share on organic salesSales of online video courses
UtopianDiscontinued0?Grants for project maintainers
XS CodeLive?25%Dual licensing model for support and services

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