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Donation & Membership Drive

Join the PSF as a Supporting Member and make an annual donation of $99.00 USD

Supporting members are eligible to vote for candidates for the PSF Board of Directors, changes in the PSF bylaws, and other matters related to the governance of the foundation. To become a supporting member or to make a donation, click on the widget above and follow the instructions at the bottom of the page.

As a thank you, we'll send you a cool supporting member or donation badge for your website, as well as our eternal gratitude :-).

If you're not in a position to contribute financially, that's ok. Basic membership is free and we welcome anyone who would like to join at this level. Being part of the PSF means being part of the Python language community. You can support Python by volunteering time to help organize sprints, meetups and community events. First register to create your member account here, then log back in and complete the form to become a basic member.

What does the Python Software Foundation do?

  • We fund great projects. So far this year we have approved over $200,000 USD in grants to over 140 events worldwide. We’re on track to surpass last year’s total of $265,000 USD in grants to 137 events in 45 different countries.
  • We organize and host PyCon US. This year’s event brought together 3,389 attendees from 41 countries, a new record for PyCon! Our sponsors’ support enabled us to award $89,000 USD USD in financial aid to 194 attendees.
  • We celebrate awesome Python contributors. Community Service Awards are given out quarterly, honoring individuals who support our mission.
  • We implemented a trial Python Ambassador program that we hope to expand in the next year. This program provides funding for a dedicated Pythonista to travel locally to perform Python outreach.
  • We provide fiscal sponsorship support for Python projects, where the PSF collects targeted donations and reimburses expenses on that project’s behalf.
  • We support Python programmers worldwide by funding sprints and workshops that enable people to work on Python-related projects that advance the mission of the PSF.
  • About the PSF

    The Python Software Foundation is a non-profit organization entirely supported by its sponsor members and the public. Our mission is to further the development of the Python language and its applications.