Apache Software Foundation
Free Software Foundation
The Linux Foundation
Open Source Software Institute (OSSI)
Open Source for America
Open Source Resources
Open Source Communities & Foundations
The Apache Software Foundation provides organizational, legal, and financial support for a broad range of open source software projects.
The Eclipse Foundation is an open source community, whose projects are focused on building an open development platform comprised of extensible frameworks, tools and runtimes for building, deploying and managing software across the lifecycle. The Eclipse Foundation is a not-for-profit, member supported corporation that hosts the Eclipse projects and helps cultivate both an open source community and an ecosystem of complementary products and services.
FOSSBazaar is an open community of technology and industry leaders who are collaborating to accelerate adoption of free and open source software in the enterprise.
The Free Software Foundation is a nonprofit with a worldwide mission to promote computer user freedom and to defend the rights of all free software users.
GENIVI is a non-profit industry alliance committed to driving the broad adoption of an In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) open-source development platform.
Koders.com is a free on-line search engine for open source software and other web-downloadable code. Over 30,000 developers each day rely on Koders to search over 1 billion lines of code written in over 30 languages and identified with 28 software licenses. Koders is helping to fuel the open source software revolution. Developers can use this free resource to quickly find the best reusable open source code, methods, examples, algorithms and more, enabling them to be more successful with open source and complete projects faster.
The Linux Foundation promotes, protects and advances Linux by marshaling the resources of its members and the open source development community to ensure Linux remains free and technically advanced.
Ohloh is a free public directory of open source software and people. Ohloh is a directory, a community, and an analytics service. Ohloh uses their directory data to create historical reports about the changing demographics of the open source world.
The Open Source Software Institute is a non-profit organization comprised of corporate, government, academic and open source community representatives whose mission is to promote the development and implementation of open source software solutions within U.S. federal, state and municipal government agencies and academic entities.
Open Source for America is an effort to raise awareness in the U.S. Federal Government about the benefits of open source software. OSFA hopes to encourage the government’s utilization of open source software participation in open source software projects, and incorporation of open source community dynamics to enable transparency.
The Open CourseWare Consortium is a worldwide community of hundreds of universities and associated organizations committed to advancing OpenCourseWare and its impact on global education
The Open Source Initiative is a non-profit corporation with global scope formed to educate about and advocate for the benefits of open source and to build bridges among different constituencies in the open source community. One of our most important activities is as a standards body, maintaining the Open Source Definition for the good of the community. The Open Source Initiative Approved License trademark and program creates a nexus of trust around which developers, users, corporations and governments can organize open source cooperation.
SPDX is an industry standard for communicating the open source components, licenses and copyrights associated with a software package.