Open Collective
Open Collective
An UPLIFT! Update
Published on October 14, 2020 by Alyssa Wright

A belated yet heartfelt thanks for all who participated in the FOSS Responders UPLIFT! event this past May! (Remember Summer?) We wanted to share a summary of the event's impact before another season passed us by.

Because of you and the generous donations from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, DigitalOcean, GitHub, Google Open Source, Indeed, Linux Fund, Open Collective, Open Source Collective,, and The Ethereum Foundation we were able to support raise $105,000 to support 10 organizations! Enjoy the beautiful infographic and blog post HERE for more details.

A summary in numbers: 

  • $105,000: Funds raised 
  • 10: Awarded Organizations (Apache Software Foundation, Drupal Association, Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), FOSSASIA, Free Software Foundation, GNOME Foundation, Open Source Matters Inc., Plain Schwarz/Berlin Buzzwords, Python Software Foundation, and The Tor Project.)
  • 10: Event Partners (above)
  • 100s: Extended employee support
  • 90: Event attendees
  • 9: Country represented
  • 1: Unicorn Hat 🦄
  • 1: Birthday celebration!

We hope to work with you all again to support our open source community during these difficult and changing times.