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Software Freedom Conservancy


Used as filename or fragment reference: sfc
Common Name: Software Freedom Conservancy
Legal Name: Software Freedom Conservancy
Location: US
State: NY
Accepts new projects?: yes
Software Types: various
Wikidata ID: Q2896872


Board Size: 6
Board Type: appointed
Board Website:
Bylaws Website:
Approx Number Of Paid Staff: 5
Example Projects Hosted: BusyBox, Git, Outreachy
Project List Website:
Services Provided: Conservancy acts as a financial steward for earmarked donations and intangible assets, as well as providing legal, event, and license compliance services.
Nonprofit Type: Nonprofit501c3
Governance documentation (when available): Search for docs on FOSS Governance


Tax Authority ID: 41-2203632
Budget in USD: 1.2M
Budget Website:
Funding Sources: donations, sponsors
Sponsor List Website:
Example Sponsors: Collabora, Google, HP, Linux Australia, Linux Foundation, Mozilla, Private InternetAccess, Redhat, Savoir-Faire Linux, Target
Sponsorship Model(s): sfc


Licenses Used: various, GPL
Source Of Code Of Conduct: None posted
Diversity Policy Website:
Description Of Diversity Policy: Blog postings


Primary Brand Name: various project brands
Secondary Brand Name(s): various projects - dozen+
Is Primary Brand Registered?: no
Trademark Policy Website: per-project policies
Official Logo Link:
Is Logo Registered?: no

Tax Financial Data

IRS determination date: 2006-11-01
NTEE Code: U41
Approximate financial status from ProPublica JSON data
Tax Period: 2022-02-01
Assets EOY: 6623240
Revenue: 4357006

Software Freedom Conservancy helps promote, improve, develop, and defend Free, Libre, and Open Source Software (FLOSS) projects.