Brenna Heaps Tidelift

How should you use funding for your open source project?  ↦

I think the consensus agrees that sustaining open source software takes more than just money. And yet money often remains a crucial part of a larger need for open source to sustain AND thrive. So, if that’s the case…how should you use funding for your open source project? Brenna Heaps writes on the Tidelift blog:

We’ve been speaking with a lot of open source maintainers about how to get paid and what that might mean for their project, and the same question keeps popping up: What do I do with the money?

The tldr?

Fund the project, community engagement, and pay it forward…

But, it’s a short read and worth it — so go read this and then share it with your fellow maintainers.


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