About the Foundation for Public Code

Contribute to our community

This guide


  1. Individual contributors
  2. Public organizations
  3. Institutional giving and philanthropy
  4. International sanctions
  5. Staff

Thanks for your interest in the Foundation for Public Code! We’re excited to meet you.

There’s lots of work going on at the Foundation and we’d love your help with this.

Currently we are:

  • working with several codebases and refining our codebase stewardship process
  • building partnerships with diverse organizations
  • scaling our engagement and outreach

In the meantime, please join us in any way you can.

Individual contributors

Our contributor guide for individuals explains how to find out what we’re currently working on and what we’re looking for help with.

We’re especially interested in learning what you need to implement the Standard for Public Code in your organization. Please raise an issue or email us at info@publiccode.net.

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Public organizations

We’re looking for public partners to help shape the Foundation for Public Code’s long term future. Find out more about the benefits and requirements of becoming a partner and get in touch with us at partnerships@publiccode.net.

Institutional giving and philanthropy

If you believe there should be a structural solution to making open source software viable at scale for public organizations, we’d love to hear from you. Email us at giving@publiccode.net.

International sanctions

As a legal association in the Netherlands, the Foundation for Public Code follows EU law regarding international sanctions.


Find out more how our staff contribute.