Open Source and The Linux Foundation

Creating Innovation Engines
Governance Structure

LF Climate Finance Foundation Business Model & Governance Rights

  • LFCF to exist an umbrella project of The Linux Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(6), funded by annual member fees, grant funding, and other sources.
  • Two tiers of fee-paying members
    • Premium members will have one full seat on Governing Board, Technical Advisory Council, project-level decision bodies, and other advisory bodies.
    • General Members will have rotating representation on Governing Board, TAC, and other bodies.
  • Pending Governing Board approval, there will be one voting Governing Board seat for NGOs, Government/Intergovernmental agencies, and Academia, with rotating representation – with no LFCF fees required.
  • To inquire about membership, email
value creation
How Open Source Umbrella Projects Work