We’re halfway through the giving season! Thank you to everyone who has already donated to the Foundation. As we mentioned in the most recent newsletter, the updated #GivingTuesday stats show that you helped us raise $8400 in 24 hours! With the generous donation from What’sApp CEO and Founder, Jan Koum, the Foundation has reached 71% of our goal. This is where you come in. Please help us continue and grow our investment in The FreeBSD Project by donating today.
I’d like to take the opportunity to talk with you about what we CAN accomplish together in 2017.
First, I want to thank all of you who helped us surpass our goal in this year’s #GivingTuesday campaign! Your generosity raised over $8400 in a 24 hour period, and provided a promising start to our End-of-Year campaign. We’re now one step closer to reaching this year’s important fundraising goal of $1,250,000.
The FreeBSD Foundation is thrilled to share the news that thanks to the generosity of Jan Koum, CEO and Co-Founder of WhatsApp, the Foundation is $500,000 closer to reaching our goal for 2016.
It’s almost here! Tomorrow, November 29, is #GivingTuesday. Now in its fifth year, #GivingTuesday is a global event that brings together diverse communities to foster giving.
The Foundation is calling on the FreeBSD community to channel your passion for FreeBSD into helping us reach our #GivingTuesdayFreeBSD campaign goal of raising $5,000 in the 24 hour period. Your support, no matter the size, will have a lasting impact on the Project.
The deadline to submit your travel grant application for MeetBSD 2016 is approaching. Please submit your application by 11:59PM MDT, Tuesday, October 18. Travel grants are available to FreeBSD developers and advocates who need assistance with travel expenses for attending conferences related to FreeBSD development. Read through the policies and apply here.
Today, October 11, is Ada Lovelace Day and we’re joining people around the globe in celebrating the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and math. There are a number of events taking place today. See here to find an event in your area.
October 10, 2016, Boulder, CO. – The FreeBSD Project, in conjunction with the FreeBSD Foundation, is pleased to announce the release of the much anticipated FreeBSD 11.0. The latest release continues to pioneer the field of copyfree-licensed, open source operating systems by including new architecture support, performance improvements, toolchain enhancements and support for contemporary wireless chipsets. The new features and improvements bring about an even more robust operating system that both companies and end users alike benefit greatly from using.
The FreeBSD Foundation is pleased to announce that Philip Paeps and Kylie Liang have joined the Board of Directors.
The FreeBSD Foundation is pleased to welcome Kylie Liang to the Board of Directors.
We sat down with Kylie to find out more about her background and what brought her to the Foundation. Please take a moment to see what he has to say and join us in welcoming him to the board!