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Fiscal Sponsorees

Fiscal sponsorship is a type of setup where a non-profit organization offers their legal and tax-exempt status to mission related projects. The PSF acts as a fiscal sponsor to several Python projects. The following groups are active fiscal sponsorees of the Python Software Foundation.

Boston Python

Boston Python is one of the world's largest local Python user groups. We have a presentation night and a project night almost every month, and run weekend workshops to introduce beginners to Python. Your donation will help us keep the Python community in Boston vibrant! For more details, see


The Pallets organization develops and supports Flask, Jinja, Werkzeug, Click, and other Python libraries. These libraries power applications of all sizes around the world and are downloaded millions of times each month. Despite their popularity, the projects are primarily maintained by only a few developers. The goal of Pallets is to grow the community around these projects to create a sustainable group of contributors and users.


The Philadelphia Python Users' Group has​ 2,800 members ​growing at a rate of one new member per day. We hold regular events including project nights, lectures, lightning talks, and workshops to attract all levels of programmers from novices to experts. Your contribution will support the cost of these events, including event space, refreshments, and other logistical expenses. For more information, visit


We are a fun and friendly user group dedicated to proliferating a diverse and talented Python community in the Puget Sound region. We are devoted to exploring Python-based programming knowledge, embracing new and experienced members from all walks of life, and helping those members to achieve their professional goals.


PyHawaii is a community dedicated to the growth and use of the Python Programming Language in Honolulu, the Islands of Hawai'i and across the Pacific. All skill levels are welcome! PyHawaii is your source for all things Python.


PyLadies is a mentorship group for women with a focus on helping more women become active participants and leaders in the Python open source community. The Chicago chapter is one of many groups all over the world, and encourages women to start their own local groups. We support both seasoned and budding developers through workshops, community activities, and local advocacy. Your donation to PyLadies' outreach efforts will help improve the diversity of the software industry as a whole.

PyLadies Chicago has their own donation link setup.


PyMNtos (pronounced pie-min-tose) is a Twin Cities group of Python enthusiasts. Some of us use Python every day in our work, some of us are just hobbyists. Others are just learning. Whoever you are and whatever your skill level is, we would love for you to join us. There is no membership fee or any other barrier to entry. For more details, see our Meetup at

Python San Diego User Group

The Python San Diego User Group is a volunteer-run group that was restarted in February 2012 and has since grown to several hundred members. We have a general meetup each month with technical talks and networking, and also hold weekend workshops and hackathons for new to advanced Python programmers in the area. We depend on individual and corporate sponsors and the PSF to help keep our events free for our members and to grow the Python community. Your donation will help support the venue, food, and expenses for our workshops and meetups. For more information, go to:


PyCascades is a regional Python conference in the Pacific Northwest, celebrating the west coast Python developer and user community. Our organizing team includes members of the Vancouver, Seattle, and Portland Python user groups.

Past projects

  • IndyPy - ended 12/31/2019