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GitHub Sponsors now supports projects!

Sign up your organization for the waitlist below.

Also, GitHub Sponsors is now generally available and out of beta for individual developers in 30 countries, with more coming soon.

GitHub Sponsors

Fund your work.
Build what matters.

Connect with the community that depends on your work.
Receive recurring funds to build our shared digital infrastructure.

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2x your sponsorship

We match!


To boost community funding, we'll match contributions up to $5,000 to individual developers during their first year in GitHub Sponsors with the GitHub Sponsors Matching Fund.

Apply before January 1st, 2020 to be eligible for the match.

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100% to developers

Zero fees

GitHub will not charge fees for GitHub Sponsors. And to celebrate the launch, we’ll cover payment processing costs for the first year of the program—through May 2020! One-hundred percent of your sponsorship goes to the developers and projects you fund.

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itsbagpack commented 3 days ago

Nice implementation here! Let’s get it into our next release.
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gladwearefriends commented an hour ago

Sounds good!

A new way to
contribute on GitHub

Funding developers and organizations through GitHub Sponsors is one more way to contribute to open source projects you appreciate. Help projects get the resources they need, and recognize contributors working behind the scenes to make open source better for everyone.

With Sponsors, any GitHub user can sponsor any open source developer or organization in the program.


Explore the GitHub Sponsors community

Find new open source contributors to support.

Sponsored developers and organizations

Get funded as a sponsored developer or team

Anyone who contributes to open source—whether through code, documentation, leadership, mentorship, design, or beyond—is eligible for sponsorship. Tell us about your open source work, and join the program.

GitHub Sponsors is generally available to developers with bank accounts in 30 countries and growing.

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