Compared with free software, free culture is often overlooked; however, once you start looking around the Openclipart and Open Font Library sites – two of the oldest and most successful free culture sites – you soon start to realize that free culture has evolved right alongside free software, providing free content to use with free tools.
From LinuxBSDos.com.The Software Freedom Conservancy has launched a fundraising or crowdfunding campaign for a FOSS accounting software for non-profit organizations (NPOs).
The need for such an accounting software “usable by non-technical bookkeepers, accountants, and non-profit managers” arose because NPOs are spending significant amounts of money for licensing proprietary accounting
Today the GNOME Foundation announces a fundraising campaign to kick off 2012 as the Year of Accessibility for GNOME. GNOME has held accessibility amongst its core values from the project’s inception. Because of this commitment, along with the efforts of many dedicated developers, GNOME 2 became an award winning accessible free desktop environment. “For me, [...]
After an additional year of production work, our free-film project "Lunatics!" is back up on Kickstarter. We have a lot more done - some "finished" animation, voice acting and soundtrack mixing, a lot more completed 3D models, including some of the toughest mech modeling, and several characters.
The power of online fundraising is back in action: Barack Obama beat his fundraising losing streak by raising $114 million in August, narrowly inching head of Romney by just $3 million. Leveraging the power of unlimited campaign donations that was granted by the Supreme Court in Citizens United, Republicans have enjoyed a huge financial advantage with deep-pocketed SuperPACs and billionaires.
A non-profit group that aims to increase the participation of women in free and open source software and culture projects has launched a fund-raising campaign to support program development and project planning.