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bhyve VirtFS/9p Completion Project
December 1st, 2019
The groundwork for full WSL2-like support in FreeBSD and illumos
This project will complete the current bhyve VirtFS/9p work with a roadmap for feature competitiveness with QEMU/KVM and Windows WSL2.
Success! We have received in $3,743 USD in donations and pledges!
Sponsor the next phase of this work today!
See the Projects page for full details.
bhyvecon Ottawa 2019 Sponsorship Opportunities
April 5th, 2019
The sixth annual bhyvecon Tokyo took place March 20th, 2019 and the first bhvyecon Ottawa will take place May 14th the day before BSDCan. bhyvecon is looking for sponsors to help cover its venue and food costs. Please consider a sponsorship today!
First 2019 Donations!
March 1st, 2019
Thank you Gray Sky IT of Burnaby, Canada for intitiating our first montly sponsorship!
February 22nd, 2019
Thank you Lucas Holt for making the first donation of 2019! Be like Lucas!
2019 Crowdfunding Goal: 19K in 2019
February 20th, 2019
BSD Fund is seeking funding for these strategic projects:
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!
$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!
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!
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!
BSD Fund the NYCBSDCon 2010 Fiscal Sponsor
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."
"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."
BSD Fund a meetBSD California 2010 Sponsor
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
BSD Fund to raffle off an iXsystems 1U server at OSCON
July 21st – 22nd, 2010
Stop by the Linux Fund booth during OSCON 2010 to enter this awesome iXsystems 1U server:
BSD Fund a PGCon 2010 Sponsor
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!
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
BSD Fund a BSDCan 2010 Sponsor
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
September 13th, 2008
Announcing the Shipping Fund
August 15th, 2008
BSD Fund contributes 500 Euro to OpenCON 2007
November 30th, 2007
“I am always happy to see another source of funding for BSD.” – Kirk McKusick
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