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Software in the Public Interest


Used as filename or fragment reference: spi
Common Name: SPI
Legal Name: Software in the Public Interest
Location: US
State: NY
Accepts new projects?: yes
Software Types: various
Wikidata ID: Q685777


Board Size: 9
Board Type: elected
Board Website:
Bylaws Website:
Example Projects Hosted: Debian, Jenkins, PostgreSQL
Project List Website:
Services Provided: SPI acts as a financial steward for earmarked donations and intangible assets as noted at
Nonprofit Type: Nonprofit501c3
Governance documentation (when available): Search for docs on FOSS Governance


Tax Authority ID: 11-3390208
Budget in USD: 200K
Budget Website:
Funding Sources: donations
Sponsor List Website:
Sponsorship Model(s): spi
Sponsorship Model(s): debian
Sponsorship Model(s): adelielinux
Sponsorship Model(s): archlinux
Sponsorship Model(s): postgresql


Licenses Used: GPL, various
Source Of Code Of Conduct: None posted


Primary Brand Name: SPI
Is Primary Brand Registered?: no
Trademark Policy Website:
Is Logo Registered?: no

Tax Financial Data

IRS determination date: 1999-05-01
NTEE Code: U41
Approximate financial status from ProPublica JSON data
Tax Period: 2022-12-01
Assets EOY: 3016100
Revenue: 485337

Software in the Public Interest is a non-profit organization which was founded to help organizations develop and distribute open hardware and software.