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2019 Crowdfunding Goal: 19K in 2019

February 20th, 2019

BSD Fund is seeking funding for these strategic projects:

Kristaps is one of the few developers who has real-world experience with both OpenBSD pledge(2) and FreeBSD Capsicum. His work would add Capsicum support to openrsync utility to allow its proper porting to FreeBSD.

Please consider sponsoring one of these efforts today!

bhyvecon Tokyo 2018

March 9th, 2018

Thank you ScaleEngine for providing bento lunches at bhyvecon Tokyo 2018!

bhyvecon Tokyo 2017

March 9th, 2017

Thank you ScaleEngine for providing bento lunches at bhyvecon Tokyo 2017!

bhyve Winter of Code Crowdfunding

December 1st, 2016

Original FreeBSD Release Engineer Rodney W. Grimes is committing time this winter to top-requested bhyve features and GSoC project code review. Find out more at bhyve.org.

bhyvecon Tokyo 2016

March 11th, 2016

Thank you ScaleEngine for providing bento lunches at bhyvecon Tokyo 2016!

bhyvecon Tokyo 2015

March 12th, 2015

Thank you ScaleEngine for providing bento lunches at bhyvecon Tokyo 2015!

Supercomputing 2014 bhyve Booth Sponsorship

November 16th, 2014

Thank you Creeping Fur for donating $123.45 to reprint a roll-up banner for the bhyve booth at the Supercomputing 2014 conference!

BSD Fund a meetBSD California 2012 Silver Sponsor

November 3rd & 4th, 2012

Linux Fund/BSD Fund is a Silver Sponsor of the MeetBSD conference taking place November 3rd and 4th, 2012 in Sunnyvale, CA. We look forward to meeting our BSDFund and Linux Fund card holders at the event.

OpenBSD ThinkPad x230 hardware grant

July 1st, 2012

Linux Fund/BSD Fund has provided OpenBSD developers with a Lenovo x230 Thinkpad this month. This grant will allow OpenBSD developers to improve OpenBSD support on this model in particular, and support for Ivy Bridge devices in general at the upcoming July OpenBSD general hackathon.

Portable C Compiler 1.0 Released!

April 1st, 2011 – no joke!

We are pleased to announce that after much hard work, the Portable C Compiler has been released. Many thanks to everyone who helped make this milestone possible!

View the press release

$14,400 in NYCBSDCon 2010 Proceeds Donated To BSD Projects

March 7th, 2011

All four of the $3,600 grants to the DragonFly BSD, FreeBSD, NetBSD and OpenBSD projects representing the $14,400 in NYCBSDCon 2010 proceeds have cleared. Thank you for the excellent software!

View the press release

Linux/pcc Bounty Book Bundle

February 24th, 2011

Build the Linux kernel with pcc and win six essential development books from No Starch Press and O'Reilly Media!

  • The Art of Assembly Language, 2nd Ed
  • The Art of Debugging
  • Autotools
  • Beautiful Architecture
  • Beautiful Code

Portable C Compiler 1.0 Branched!

February 21st, 2011

We are pleased to announce that after much hard work, the Portable C Compiler has branched as 1.0 and is ready for final beta testing! Please download it and report any bugs you find!

NYCBSDCon 2010

BSD Fund the NYCBSDCon 2010 Fiscal Sponsor USA


November 12th – 14th, 2010

September 18th, 2010 – Software Freedom Day: BSD Fund is proud to formally announce that it is the fiscal sponsor of NYCBSDCon 2010. BSD Fund will accept sponsor and attendee funds plus donations on behalf of NYCBUG, the event's organizers.

"We are excited about building our relationship with BSD Fund. BSD Fund allows us to maintain a certain informality in our organization while allowing us to scale our efforts."
         – George at NYCBUG

"With seven years of history, four successful conferences and a great attitude, NYCBUG sets the standard for a local group with global relevance. NYCBSDCon 2006 was my first BSD conference I am honored to work with this great team."
         – Michael Dexter, BSD Fund Program Manager

meetBSD California 2010

BSD Fund a meetBSD California 2010 Sponsor USA

November 5th – 6th, 2010

BSD Fund is proud to be a Bronze sponsor of meetBSD California 2010 using funds raised exclusively with the BSD Fund Visa. US residents are invited to carry a card to support events like this with every purchase!

Portable C Compiler Update

September 12th, 2010

  • A number of builtins have been added
  • Fixed parse incorrectness in builtins that calls external functions
  • Implemented attribute transparent_union which is often used in system headers
  • A number of fixes to prototype checking
  • Fix bugs when using variable length arrays
  • Fix a bunch of small bugs causing the regression tests to fail

BSD Fund to raffle off an iXsystems 1U server at OSCON USA

July 21st – 22nd, 2010

Stop by the Linux Fund booth during OSCON 2010 to enter this awesome iXsystems 1U server:

  • 1U with 2 Hot-Swap SAS/SATA 3.5" Drive Bays
  • Dual Gigabit EtherNet
  • Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz Processor
  • Support for Intel® Xeon® 3000 Sequence and Core™ 2 Quad/Duo (LGA775 CPU)
  • 2 x 1GB DDR2 800Mhz RAM
  • 1 x Seagate 1TB NS SATA-II Hard Drive
  • Cabinet mounting rails included!
PGCon 2010

BSD Fund a PGCon 2010 Sponsor Canada

April 30th, 2010

BSD Fund is proud to be a Bronze sponsor of PGCon 2010 using funds raised exclusively with the BSD Fund Visa. US residents are invited to carry a card to support events like this with every purchase!

Portable C Compiler Fundraising Goal Met!

April 29th, 2010

An Private donor has made a $1,000 donation to pcc in honor of the OpenBSD Project, bringing us solidly past our fundraising target. Thank you everyone who participated in this effort and stay tuned for releases!

ISC

BSD Fund Receives ISC Grant

March 28th, 2010

BSD Fund would like to thank Internet Systems Consortium for its generous grant. We all have them to thank for their key role in the Internet's open infrastructure and their elegant permissive license.

Portable C Compiler less than $1000 from its fundraising target!

March 3rd, 2010

We would like to thank Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications for making this important milestone possible.

Portable C Compiler can now build a bootable OpenBSD x86 kernel with AMD64 support coming soon!

December 28th, 2009

BSDCan 2010

BSD Fund a BSDCan 2010 Sponsor Canada

December 18th, 2009

BSD Fund is proud to be a Bronze sponsor of BSDCan 2010 using funds raised exclusively with the BSD Fund Visa. US residents are invited to carry a card to support events like this with every purchase!

pcc Call to Action Update: $770 donated to pcc in three days

December 3rd, 2009

Day three and $770 has been donated to pcc, leaving under $3,000 to go!

pcc Call to Action: Let's reach the pcc target by New Year!

December 1st, 2009

With just under $4,000 to go for pcc, let's all agree to raising it by December 31st.

The Art of Community presented to the OpenBSD project

November 19th, 2009 – Supercomputing 2009 in Portland, Oregon

BSD Fund presents OpenBSD project developers Bob Beck and Theo de Raadt copies of Jono Bacon's The Art of Community.

BSD Fund Visa Available Today!

June 25th, 2009

We are pleased to announce that the BSD Fund Visa is available now to US residents.

Portable C Compiler AMD64 functionality is complete!

June 23rd, 2009

Portable C Compiler C99 functionality is complete!

May 20th, 2009

Portable C Compiler work completes second step of C99 functionality

April 20th, 2009

Portable C Compiler work continues with all GCC and first C99 steps completed

March 30th, 2009

Shipping Fund ships a donated Sun Sunfire X2100 to Robert Nagy of the OpenBSD Project

Portable C Compiler work begins with over $4,000 raised

November 17th, 2008

Announcing the Portable C Compiler Fund

November 1st, 2008

Announcing the Events Fund

November 1st, 2008

BSD Fund contributes $1000 to Slackathon 2008 Sweden

September 13th, 2008

Announcing the Shipping Fund

August 15th, 2008

BSD Fund contributes 500 Euro to OpenCON 2007 Italy

November 30th, 2007


“I am always happy to see another source of funding for BSD.” – Kirk McKusick

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