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Open Collective Foundation 501(c3)

This is the host organization for the charitable mission collectives.

5% host fee


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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Support our work!

We are hosting 30 collectives

PNW Drupal Summit
Annual regional Drupal event in the Pacific Northwest
Austin Drupal Users Group
The ADUG is a gathering of Drupal users in the Austin, Texas area.
Young leaders dedicated to improving our community!
Drupal Asheville
Asheville Drupal User Group and Drupal Camp Asheville
Burlington Code
Making it easy for software professionals and hobbyists to share and collaborate …
Code for Denver
Code for Denver is a volunteer organization working on tech projects to help the …
100% community-built
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 Drupal from …
Open Collective Foundation
The open collective community.
The Impact Fellowhip
Inspiring the Next Generation of Social Entrepreneurs!
Fisk-Vanderbilt Bridge Alumni Network
We're an independent alumni network for the Fisk-Vanderbilt Master's-to-PhD Bridge …
Humanitarian AI
Humanitarian AI Meetup Group
Hack Portland
A weekly work jam for hackers, makers, and friends.
Society of Lady Makers
We are creating a community of women makers.
The Impact Fellowship
A computer programming fellowship for the next generation of social entrepreneurs! …
Association for Computing Machinery at UCR
We organize events from inviting companies to campus to meet with students, technical …
The Cosmos
We produce transformational Leadership Retreats, Workshops, and Events that empower …
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 for underrepresented …

5 collectives are part of our organization