The foundation funds a number of activities for OpenBSD to ensure that we have infrastructure to support development, and that developers can meet and move the OS forward.
The foundation's fundraising activities for 2015 are ongoing.
During 2014 The Foundation received $397,000 in new donations during its 2014 Fundraising Campaign.
During 2014 the Foundation paid out $129,000 to support its activities.
- The foundation has funded the aquisition of two new higher speed network links for the project.
- The foundation funded several development machines for OpenBSD developers who required access to specific resources for OpenBSD Development.
- The foundation funded extensive improvements to the project's development and build infrastructure. This included:
- Replacement of all UPS equipment some of which had exhibited periodic spontaneous combustion.
- Replacement of many build and development machines, many of which were 10+ years old.
- New core 10GB switch optics for donated switch
- Serial Console and OOB network monitoring machine.
- Replacement of ageing network switches and rack replacement wiring.
- The foundation was a participating organization in Google Summer of Code, 2014, with 5 partcipating students.
- The foundation is transitioning to the New Canadian Federal Not For Profit Act
- The foundation funded developer expenses and venue for the g2k14 General Hackathon in Lujbljana, Slovenia.
- The foundation funded the purchase of new equipment for a release signing infrastructure. Some equipment for this was independantly purchased by M:Tier.
- The foundation funded a new out-of-band console network for the Project's development and build facilities.
- The foundation funded some developer expenses for the n2k14 Hackathon in Dunedin, New Zealand..
- The foundation funded developer accommodation and event expenses for the b2k13 Hackathon in Berlin, Germany.
- The foundation funded the 2013 electrical costs for the project's build and development infrastructure.
- The foundation funded developer accommodation and event expenses for the m2k14 Hackathon in Marrakesh, Morocco.
- The foundation funded OpenBSD's networking costs for the primary sites.
- The foundation funded continued membership in Cybera, which enables OpenBSD to connect directly to Internet 2 for better educational institution connectivity.
- The Foundation will be receiving support from the Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative. A request was made to support the software developed in the OpenBSD ecosystem which is used by the rest of the community, especially OpenSSH. The CII funding will support infrastructure and network improvements to benefit the projects. The CII has also funded a modest fellowship for project lead Theo de Raadt.
- The Foundation has requested funding from the Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative to support accelerated development of LibreSSL.
During 2013 The Foundation received $30,949 in new donations and received $32,000 in donations from the Old OpenBSD Paypal for a total of $62,949 in revenue.
During 2013 the Foundation paid out $54,914 to support its activities.
During 2012 The Foundation received $19,851 in donations.
During 2012 the Foundation paid out $40,700 to support its activities.