GNOME Foundation

The GNOME Foundation is the non-profit organization behind the GNOME Project. It is a membership-based organization, and every GNOME contributor is entitled to be a member, giving them a voice in how the Foundation is run. The Foundation provides leadership, financial backing, logistical support and legal services to the GNOME community. It also acts as a meeting point for the project's partners.

More information on the GNOME Foundation can be found on its web pages, including: governance, legal and trademarks, membership and contact details.

Parts of the Foundation

Support for community members

In addition to managing key aspects of the GNOME project, the GNOME Foundation also provides support to community members. This includes financial and logistical support. This includes:

Support available


Reimbursement for travel and accommodation, particularly to conferences and hackfests

Travel Committee

Merchandise, printing and advertising

Engagement Committee

Supplies for small events, such as release parties, workshops and hacking sessions. Can include drinks, snacks, speaker travel, equipment hire

Engagement Committee

Help finding venues for events

Board of Directors

Help finding sponsors for events

Sponsorship Committee

If financial assistance is needed for something that isn't covered in this list, please don't hesitate to contact the Executive Director or Board of Directors.


More resources can be found on the Board of Directors resources page.


Foundation (last edited 2018-07-10 10:47:07 by AllanDay)