FOSS friendly

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Snowdrift

(In-development)
Crowdfunding Donations

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

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Flossbank

(Live)
Donations Ads

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

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Amazon Smile

(Live)
Donations Merchandise

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

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Apt-get Shirt

(Live)
Donations Merchandise

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

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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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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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Beerpay

(Discontinued)
Donations Bounties

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

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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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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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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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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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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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GitFund

(In-development)
Subscription

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

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GitHub Sponsors

(Live)
Bounties Donations

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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Gitpay

(Live)
Bounties

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

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Gitstore

(Live)
Subscription Donations Paywall

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

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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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Hit Chain

(In-development)
Crowdfunding

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

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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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Liberapay

(Live)
Crowdfunding Donations

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

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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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Lyfevest

(In-development)
Subscription

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

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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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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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Open Gift

(Discontinued)
Donations

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

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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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Scarf

(In-development)
Paywall

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

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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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Software in the Public Interest

(Live)
Donations Grants

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

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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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Staroid

(Live)
Hosting

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

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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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Tidelift

(Live)
Subscription

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

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Utopian

(Discontinued)
Crowdfunding

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

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XS Code

(Live)
Subscription Paywall

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


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