Open Source Organizations in the Best of the Web Directory

Open Source Organizations

Apache Software Foundation

Organization created to provide support for the Apache community of open-source software projects.

Free Software Foundation and GNU Project

Nonprofit organization devoted to eliminating the restrictions of computer program copying, understanding, and modification.

Free Software Foundation Europe

Support organization dedicated to all aspects of free software, particularly the GNU Project.

Organization dedicated to promoting and facilitating the creation of open source software for handheld devices and wearable computers.

Jabber Software Foundation

Spotlights the foundation that seeks to propagate public usage of Jabber, a Linux-based instant-messaging freeware.

Linux Foundation

Consortium dedicated to promoting the growth of the Linux operating system and to promote standardization and technical collaboration.

Open Invention Network

An intellectual property company that was formed to promote Linux. It acquires patents and makes them available royalty-free to any company, institution or individual that agrees not to assert its patents against the Linux System.

Open Source Initiative (OSI)

Nonprofit corporation established to educate the public and advocate the benefits of open source applications.

Open Source Software Institute

Nonprofit alliance of corporate, government, and academic representatives working to promote the development and implementation of open source solutions.

Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)

Global community created to improve the security of application software and to help individuals and organizations in making informed decisions about true application security risks.

Python Software Foundation

Organization aimed at promoting, protecting, and advancing the Python programming language.


Nonprofit founded to help organizations in developing and distributing open hardware and software. Foundation

Highlights a collection of open source and multimedia-related projects. With details about open source and the ideals for which the creators of free software stand for.

XMPP Standards Foundation

Site presents complete information related to the Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP), a Jabber-developed communications technology.

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