GNOME Foundation and Endless Launch Inaugural Community Engagement Challenge

Up to $65,000 in cash prizes to be awarded for projects that encourage open-source coders The GNOME Foundation, in conjunction with Endless, is proud to announce that starting April 9th, entries will be accepted for the inaugural Community Engagement Challenge, an exciting new opportunity to submit a project that will engage beginning…

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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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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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Donations within the EU are now handled through the Wau Holland Foundation

The GNOME Foundation and the Wau Holland Foundation (Wau Holland Stiftung; WHS) have recently reached an agreement that will significantly improve the way donations to GNOME within the European Union (EU) are received and managed. Prior to signing this agreement, the GNOME Foundation was able to receive donations through many payment methods…

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GNOME Foundation welcomes newly elected Board of Directors

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The GNOME foundation is happy to welcome its new GNOME Board of Directors who were recently elected for the 2014-2015 term. The new board consists of the following new members: Karen Sandler, Jeff Fortin Tam, Andrea Veri while Ekaterina Gerasimova, Sriram Ramkrishna, Tobias Mueller and Marina Zhurakhinskaya continues to serve. All Board…

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Karen Sandler Steps Down as GNOME Foundation Executive Director

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Karen Sandler has been serving as GNOME Foundation Executive Director since June 2011. Today she announced that she will be leaving the post, to take up the position of Executive Director at the Software Freedom Conservancy. Announcing her departure, Karen said: "Working as the GNOME Foundation Executive Director has been one of…

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Private Internet Access joins the GNOME Foundation’s Advisory Board

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Orinda, CA — September 23, 2013 — The GNOME Foundation is pleased to announce that Private Internet Access has joined GNOME's advisory board. The Advisory Board is a body of stakeholder organizations and companies who support the GNOME Project by providing funding and expert consultation. Last month during GUADEC, GNOME announced that…

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Linux Foundation Joins the GNOME Advisory Board

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Opening GUADEC 2013 today, Karen Sandler, GNOME Executive Director, announced that the Linux Foundation has become the latest member of GNOME's Advisory Board. The Advisory Board is a body of stakeholder organizations and companies who support the GNOME Project by providing funding and expert consultation. It includes IBM, Google, Intel and the…

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Behind the scene: Andrea Veri is new GNOME part-time SysAdmin.

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Behind the scenes: Andrea Veri, the new GNOME part-time System Administrator. Some days ago Andrea Veri was  chosen by the GNOME Foundation to support and maintain GNOME's IT infrastructure. His hiring comes at the end of a journey, during which Andrea has shown his technical abilities and passion for GNOME, and could be considered a…

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