The FOSSi Foundation seeks sponsors to help our mission of supporting the community, open source design reuse, standards, and licensing.

We are continually aiming to improve and scale up our activities, such as LibreCores, our conferences, our GSoC mentorship participation, and our committees.

You can find more information about sponsoring the FOSSi Foundation on our sponsorship page.

We extend an enormous thanks to everyone who has contributed to our mission.

Gold (€10,000 - €20,000)
Silver (€5,000 - €10,000)

Tired of developing the same hardware block again and again? The FOSSi Foundation helps projects to build on top of well-tested components and focus on what makes a difference. We bring developers together and are making hardware blocks easier to discover through LibreCores. Sponsor the FOSSi Foundation today to help us in this quest!

Bronze (€1,000 - €5,000)

How easy is hiring hardware designers for you? The FOSSi Foundation helps developers to learn and grow to become first-class hardware designers. Sponsor the FOSSi Foundation today to help us in this quest!

Past sponsors

The FOSSi Foundation is thankful to have been sponsored by the following organizations and individuals in the past: Embecosm (Gold), Cadence Academic Network (Silver), OSH Park (Bronze), and IMEC (Bronze).

We have also received individual donations from Peter Gielda, Julius Baxter, John Eaton, Chris Higgs, and Stefan Wallentowitz.

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30 Jun 2020 » Produce your own physical chips. For free. In the Open.
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18 Jun 2020 » FOSSi Foundation Takes Over Solderpad Hardware License Stewardship
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