The Linux Foundation

The Linux Foundation enables companies to drive global innovation by growing open technology ecosystems that transform industries.

The World Runs On Open Standards

We’re helping open technology projects build world class open source software, communities and companies.

Innovation comes from everywhere. We help companies and developers identify and contribute to the projects that matter. Working together, the Open Source Community is addressing the challenges of industry and technology for the benefit of society. Code is power. Community is strength. We are one.

the linux foundation by the Numbers

Unlocking the value of shared technology

Our team members have deep roots in open technology, with hundreds of years of collective experience in the field. We are passionate about software development and about unlocking the power of open technology to drive shared innovation for the collective benefit.

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Billion Lines of Code

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Thousand Developers

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Billion in Shared Value Created

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Thousand Contributing Companies


How We Help

The Linux Foundation Method

A proven and repeatable way to scale project communities via a comprehensive portfolio of support programs for aspiring industry leading projects

Neutral home for code and collaboration

We aim to democratize code and scale adoption, for all projects equally.

Ecosystem curation and community building

We strive to create new technology categories by identifying new trends and accelerating the growth of nascent technologies by removing barriers to adoption.

Enterprise ready, the OSS way

We provide turnkey technology and support programs for developer enablement, business operations, marketing and events, and membership development to help projects scale fast – with OSS flavor and flair.

Project insights and management tools

Streamline project operations and boost community engagement with digital tooling, contributor and participation analytics, and infrastructure management.

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It takes teamwork to make the dream work

From fledgling project to category leader
For years the Linux Foundation has provided a neutral home and unmatched support for cutting-edge projects — fostering burgeoning communities that breed collaboration, power innovation, and attract the best engineering talent in the world.

But don’t take our word for it.