Associations

The Open Source Initiative, in order to advance our mission to promote and protect open source software, development and communities, champion software freedom in society through education, collaboration, and infrastructure, steward the Open Source Definition (OSD), and prevent abuse of the ideals and ethos inherent to the open source movement, engages in and with a variety of organizations in various roles and capacities. Those organizations are listed here.

CONCUL Foundation Logo The CONSUL Foundation supports the CONSUL platform, a complete tool enabeling citizen participation for open, transparent, and democratic government.
ETSI Membership Logo ETSI is the recognized regional standards body European Standards Organization (ESO), dealing with telecommunications, broadcasting, and other electronic communications networks and services.
KDE e.V. Logo The KDE e.V. Advisory Board provides a space for organizations to support KDE e.V. by giving feedback on KDE's activities and decisions. Furthermore, it is a channel to facilitate communication between KDE and the organisations on the Advisory Board.
The New York Council of Nonprofits (NYCON) works together with our members, other nonprofits, funders and stakeholders to enrich communities by building the capacity of nonprofits through services and advocacy. We believe our mission is most effectively fulfilled through a commitment to diversity and inclusiveness as a core value and practice.