Open Collective Foundation 501(c3)

This is the host organization for the charitable mission collectives.


This is the host organization for the charitable mission collectives.

What do we do?

The Foundation’s mission is to promote projects in the US with the following charitable purposes:

  • increasing access to educational resources and training,

  • creating a positive social impact and

  • developing tools to improve civic participation within cities or communities.


With the advance of technology and the movement towards a society where people work together to enhance and develop the future, there has been an increase in the number of organizations and groups that are coming together to promote education.

Examples of Collectives in this category are: Rails Girls Atlanta Code Buddies, Society of Lady Makers Women Who Code and Operation Code.

Social Impact

The Foundation’s social impact purpose will be aimed at finding ways to 1) eliminate prejudice and discrimination, 2) combat community deterioration, 3) decrease juvenile delinquency, 4) serve the less fortunate or distressed, 5) serve to prevent animal or child cruelty or 5) create a positive impact on society.

Examples of collectives in this category are SF Art & Film Consciousness Hacking, Refugees Got Talent and Universal Basic Income Europe

Civic Participation

We will sponsor projects aimed at fostering civic participation, democratic debate, rebuild community ties and strengths.

Examples of collectives in this category are Civic Innovation Network and Democracy Earth

Join us!

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We are hosting 21 collectives

Austin Drupal Users Group
The ADUG is a gathering of Drupal users in the Austin, Texas area. …
Young leaders dedicated to improving our community!
Burlington Code
Making it easy for software professionals and hobbyists to share …
100% community-built
Code for Denver
Code for Denver is a volunteer organization working on tech projects …
Fisk-Vanderbilt Bridge Alumni Network
We're an independent alumni network for the Fisk-Vanderbilt Master's-to-PhD …
Open Collective Foundation
The open collective community.
The Impact Fellowhip
Inspiring the Next Generation of Social Entrepreneurs!
Society of Lady Makers
We are creating a community of women makers.
Humanitarian AI Meetup
Meetup group for folks interested in discussing and working on Humanitarian …
The Impact Fellowship
A computer programming fellowship for the next generation of social …
Association for Computing Machinery at UCR
We organize events from inviting companies to campus to meet with …
The Cosmos
We produce transformational Leadership Retreats, Workshops, and …
Logan Hack Night
a test of chi hack night for open collective, using the logan meetup …
Diversifying the tech industry by running free coding workshops …
Charm City Codes
A Baltimore-based hackathon for high school students with the purpose …
Team Human
podcast and social movement
Pittsburgh's Housing Database; Listings, Ratings, and Reviews of …
Drupal Utah
The Drupal community in, and around, Utah.
St. Louis Drupal Users Group (STLDUG)
Whether you're an experienced Drupalist, or you've just heard about …

5 collectives are part of our organization