From the PSF Mission Statement:
The mission of the Python Software Foundation is to promote, protect, and advance the Python programming language, and to support and facilitate the growth of a diverse and international community of Python programmers.
The Python Software Foundation (PSF) is a non-profit membership organization devoted to advancing open source technology related to the Python programming language. It qualifies under the US Internal Revenue Code as a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) scientific and educational public charity, and conducts its business according to the rules for such organizations.
The PSF is a corporation according to U.S. tax law, incorporated in the state of Delaware. Our federal taxpayer ID ("04 number") is 04-3594598.
For a quick overview of the PSF's activities, please see the Executive Summary.
The PSF board and officers are also listed on the membership roster.
Send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Send postal mail to
Python Software Foundation9450 SW Gemini Dr.ECM# 90772Beaverton, OR 97008USA
Send faxes to +1 858 712 8966.
See also details for wire transfers.
Joining the PSF as a basic member is a matter of wanting to join and agreeing to abide by the PSF Code of Conduct when acting as a member of the PSF. See the membership FAQ for detailed information on both basic membership and the other kinds of membership available to individuals.
Sponsor memberships are also available for organisations. See the sponsorship page for details.
psf-members is a discussion list for members of the Python Software Foundation to communicate among each other. psf-members-announce is a moderated, low traffic list used for announcements to the PSF members.