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Linux Foundation


Used as filename or fragment reference: lf
Common Name: Linux Foundation
Legal Name: Linux Foundation
Location: US
Accepts new projects?: yes
Software Types: various
Wikidata ID: Q858851


Board Size: 21
Board Type: sponsor, elected
Board Website:
Bylaws Website:
Approx Number Of Paid Staff: 49
Example Projects Hosted: CNCF, Hyperledger, Node.js, Xen
Project List Website:
Services Provided: The Linux Foundation provides a wide variety of support services for projects.
Nonprofit Type: Nonprofit501c6
Governance documentation (when available): Search for docs on FOSS Governance


Tax Authority ID: 46-0503801
Budget in USD: 124M
Budget Year: 2019
Budget Website:
Funding Sources: sponsors
Sponsor List Website:
Sponsorship Model(s): lf
Sponsorship Model(s): aswf
Sponsorship Model(s): cd
Sponsorship Model(s): cncf
Sponsorship Model(s): finos
Sponsorship Model(s): graphql
Sponsorship Model(s): hyperledger
Sponsorship Model(s): jsfoundation
Sponsorship Model(s): lfai
Sponsorship Model(s): lfenergy
Sponsorship Model(s): llvm
Sponsorship Model(s): openmainframe
Sponsorship Model(s): openssf


Licenses Used: various
Code Of Conduct Website:
Event Code Of Conduct Website:
Where Code Of Conduct Linked: x
Diversity Policy Website:
Description Of Diversity Policy: Resources and organization overview


Primary Brand Name: Linux
Secondary Brand Name(s): various projects and associated 501C6 corps
Is Primary Brand Registered?: yes
Trademark Policy Website:
Trademark Policy Description: About LINUX registered mark; most collaborative projects have their own detailed trademark policies
Official Logo Link:
Is Logo Registered?: yes

Tax Financial Data

IRS determination date: 2003-02-01
NTEE Code: S41
Approximate financial status from ProPublica JSON data
Tax Period: 2022-12-01
Assets EOY: 172988189
Revenue: 177124787

The Linux Foundation provides a neutral, trusted hub for developers and organizations to code, manage, and scale open technology projects and ecosystems.