Linux Foundation Announces CommunityBridge Platform for Open Source Developers


At the Open Source Leadership Summit, the Linux Foundation announced the formation of CommunityBridge, which is a new platform created for open source developers.

In making the announcement, Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation, said on stage at the conference that the Linux Foundation would match funding for any organization that donated funds to CommunityBridge projects.

Following up on those announcements, Microsoft-owned GitHub said it would donate $100,000 to CommunityBridge and invited maintainers of CommunityBridge projects to take part in GitHub’s maintainer program.

The Linux Foundation will match any organization that contributes money to CommunityBridge projects up to a total of $500,000 across all of the contributors.

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