The Linux Foundation provides critical services to promote sustainable open source. Donations to The Linux Foundation directly fund services that benefit Linux and other open source communities.

The Linux Foundation is dedicated to protecting, promoting, and standardizing Linux. If you enjoy using Linux and believe in our mission, please consider making a donation. The Linux Foundation uses these funds to help fund the infrastructure and fellows, including Linus Torvalds, who help develop the Linux kernel.

You can make a donation to support the overall efforts of The Linux Foundation. All donations can be made using a credit card, PayPal, or check.


  1. 100% of donations received go towards funding diversity programs.
  2. Donations to The Linux Foundation are not generally deductible by US taxpayers.