Fiscally Sponsored Projects


Coko builds open source publishing platforms. PubSweet is Coko’s free, open source framework for building state-of-the-art publishing platforms, enabling publishers to easily build platforms tailored to their needs.


Tahoe-LAFS is a Free and Open decentralized cloud storage system. It distributes user data across multiple servers. Even if some of the servers fail or are taken over by an attacker, the entire file store continues to function correctly, preserving privacy and security. A one-page summary explains the unique properties of this system.

Open Referral

Open Referral envisions a world in which everyone has access to — and the ability to use — reliable information about the resources available for people in need. Open Referral develops data standards and open source tools that make it easier to share, find and use information about health, human, and social services. This executive summary explains Open Referral's problem space and strategic approach.


Signalboost was born out of an observed need in the movement space: to empower people to quickly amplify their message and directly engage those who want to get involved, in a secure and private way. Signalboost's message broadcasts and hotlines empower grassroots organizers to reach thousands of people directly and respond to people individually and privately while staying safe from surveillance.

"Amazing facilitation, inspiring participants and open sharing of knowledge. It's always the highlight of my year."

Courtney Miller, Floatleft
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