GNOME Foundation launches Coding Education Challenge

The GNOME Foundation, with support from Endless, has announced the Coding Education Challenge, a competition aimed to attract projects that offer educators and students new and innovative ideas to teach coding with free and open source software. The $500,000 in funding will support the prizes, which will be awarded to the teams who advance…

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GNOME 3.32 Released

The latest version of GNOME 3 has been released today. Version 3.32 contains six months of work by the GNOME community and includes many improvements, performance improvements and new features. This release features a refreshed visual style ranging from an entirely new set of app icons to improvements to the user interface…

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GNOME 3.30 Released

The latest version of GNOME 3 has been released today. Version 3.30 contains six months of work by the GNOME community and includes many improvements and new features. This release features some significant performance improvements. The entire desktop now uses fewer system resources, which means you can run more apps at once without…

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GNOME Foundation receives $400,000 from Handshake.org

Today (2nd August) has seen the launch of handshake.org - a decentralized certificate authority and peer-to-peer DNS service. As part of this, the organisation has pledged significant donations to free and open source projects. The GNOME Foundation is pleased to be one of these recipients, receiving $300,000 for the GNOME Project and…

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GNOME Foundation opens recruitment for further expansion

Orinda, CA. Today, July 6th 2018, the GNOME Foundation has announced a number of positions it is recruiting for to help drive the GNOME project and Free Software on the desktop. As previously announced, this has been made possible thanks to a generous grant that the Foundation has received, enabling us to…

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GNOME collaboration with Mozilla OSSN

The GNOME Foundation is pleased to announce a new collaboration with the Mozilla Open Source Student Network (OSSN) on a pilot program that aims to bridge the divide between university students and Open Source Software projects. This program seeks to identify and correct what have historically been the major barriers to engagement…

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Anonymous Donor Pledges $1M Donation Over Two Years

GNOME Foundation plans to invest in growth Orinda, CA. An anonymous donor has pledged to donate up to $1,000,000 over the next two years, some of which will be matching funds. The GNOME Foundation is grateful for this donation and plans on using these funds to increase staff to streamline operations and…

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System76 joins GNOME Foundation Advisory Board

ORINDA, CA – April 11th, 2018 The GNOME Foundation is pleased to announce that System76, purveyor of Linux powered desktops and laptops for over 12 years, has joined the GNOME Foundation Advisory Board. The Advisory Board is a body of stakeholder organizations and companies who support the GNOME Project by providing funding…

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GNOME 3.28 Released

The latest version of GNOME 3 has been released today. Version 3.28 contains six months of work and new features by the GNOME community and comes with many improvements and new features. One major new feature for this release is automatic downloading of operating systems in Boxes, which takes the work out…

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Canonical joins GNOME Foundation Advisory Board

ORINDA, CA – November 1st, 2017 – The GNOME Foundation is pleased to announce that Canonical, creator of the Ubuntu operating system, has joined the GNOME Foundation advisory board. The Advisory Board is a body of stakeholder organizations and companies who support the GNOME Project by providing funding and expert consultation. The…

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