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Open Source Collective

Non-profit fiscal host promoting a healthy and sustainable open source ecosystem.

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Our mission is to promote a sustainable and healthy open source ecosystem and work for the common interests of those who create and use open source software.


Open Source Collective (OSC) is a nonprofit fiscal host that has been providing financial and legal infrastructure to open source projects since 2017. Our mission is to support a sustainable and healthy open source ecosystem by providing an umbrella structure for our hosted projects and handling the behind-the-scenes tasks such as issuing invoices, managing a bank account, contract review and signature, and more. 

Our team has years of experience working in and operating registered nonprofits, as well as involvement in the open source community. This dual expertise allows us to understand and meet the unique needs of both nonprofit operations and open source projects. 


What We Offer:

  • Financial Management: We offer comprehensive financial services, including accounting, invoicing, and bank account management. Also, through the Open Collective platform, you can raise funds, pay contributors, and manage finances transparently.
  • Legal Support: We provide legal support, such as contract review and signature, to protect your project and ensure compliance with pertinent laws.
  • Community and Development Opportunities: Join a network of over 3,000 projects and benefit from peer support, professional development, and a collaborative environment.

See more of what we offer here.
 

Join Us:

1. Check out our project eligibility requirements
2. Read our Terms of Fiscal Sponsorship to understand the benefits and terms of being hosted by OSC
3. Ready to apply? Click 'apply' above or click here

 

For More Information:

Our website: https://www.oscollective.org
Our documentation: https://docs.oscollective.org
Have questions or want to chat? [email protected]


Open Source Collective 501(c)(6)
EIN: 82-2037583
440 N Barranca Ave #3939 Covina, CA 91723 United States
[email protected]

Contributions to Collectives hosted by OSC are not deductible as charitable contributions for U.S. federal income tax purposes.

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Top financial contributors

Organizations

1
Morgan Stanley

$292,885.45 USD since Feb 2023

2
Morgan Stanley

$249,460.63 USD since Jul 2023

3
Open Collective

$110,809.65 USD since May 2019

4
Morgan Stanley

$85,369.18 USD since Apr 2023

5
BuySellAds

$55,055.59 USD since Mar 2020

6
Salesforce

$46,714.3 USD since Sep 2019

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Sentry

$25,700 USD since Oct 2021

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Strapi

$20,000 USD since Mar 2022

9
Gatsby

$14,333.84 USD since Oct 2019

10
Season of Docs

$10,000 USD since Jun 2021

Individuals

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NumFOCUS Finance

$10,000 USD since Jan 2023

2
Zulu

$1,500 USD since Jan 2022

3
Contria Connect

$974 USD since Jul 2023

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Roy Bahat

$830 USD since Aug 2017

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anonymous

$730 USD since Jun 2018

6
Dan Blah

$625 USD since Oct 2016

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Mabin

$584 USD since May 2019

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Timothy Robinson

$530 USD since Jul 2018

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Gregor Martynus

$470 USD since Aug 2016

10
Nadia Eghbal

$345 USD since Aug 2016

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Our contributors 339

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Pia Mancini

Admin

$325 USD

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$10 USD

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$5 USD

Executive Director

Sourav Das

Admin

$1 USD

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News from Open Source Collective

Updates on our activities and progress.

Upcoming OSC website maintenance and Impact on Support Email

We would like to update you on a forthcoming maintenance period for our website. This maintenance is scheduled to take place from 3 AM EDT to 5 AM EDT on June 25, 2024. During this window, our support...
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Published on June 21, 2024 by Sourav Das

OSC collective review starts this week

Hi all, This is a reminder that we are reviewing all hosted projects (over 3,800). We plan to conduct this review annually and hope it helps us streamline our operations and proactively support our collectives. We will contact hosted projec...
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Published on June 18, 2024 by Lauren Gardner

May Update from OSC

Hey all! May is wrapping up, so it's time for the monthly OSC update! I'm sending this a few days early this month because there are a couple of time-sensitive items, including a Contributor Covenant survey and a funding opportunity. Keep r...
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Published on May 31, 2024 by Grace Powers

Budget


Transparent and open finances.

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Today’s balance

$835,591.06 USD

Total income

$6,055,124.11 USD

Total disbursed

$5,219,533.05 USD

Expenses

All time

Expenses paid

846

Amount disbursed

$3,275,542.85

Tags# of ExpensesAmount (USD)
team
233$1,783,618.31
platform
48$938,259.60
accounting
74$193,169.92
contractor
16$75,128.96
ops
211$58,914.58
legal
48$46,096.09
Others Combined
216$180,355.39

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Contributions

All time

Contributions received

305

Amount collected

$230,480.14

Tiers# of ContributionsAmount (USD)
one-time
208$206,201.64
recurring
97$24,278.50

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Transactions

+$7,475.29USD
Completed
Balance transfer
-$38,122.66USD
Paid
Settlement #207627

Debit from Open Source Collective to NOTION LABS, INC.

-$50.33USD
Paid
Virtual Card Charge #207336
Balance transfer

Debit from Open Source Collective to Coinbase

-$29.99USD
Paid
Reimbursement #207006
ops

Debit from Open Source Collective to Coinbase

-$29.99USD
Paid
Reimbursement #207005
ops

Debit from Open Source Collective to Quickbooks

-$60.00USD
Paid
Invoice #206789
accounting

Debit from Open Source Collective to NAME-CHEAP.COM* VOZOFC

-$6.88USD
Paid
Virtual Card Charge #206525
ops
+$50.00USD
Completed
Contribution #512283

Debit from Open Source Collective to Asana

-$121.96USD
Paid
Reimbursement #206154
ops