|Founded||15 August 2000|
The GNOME Foundation is a non-profit organization based in Orinda, California, USA. It coordinates the efforts in the GNOME software project.
The GNOME Foundation was founded on 15 August 2000 by Compaq, Eazel, Helix Code, IBM, Red Hat, Sun Microsystems, and VA Linux Systems.
The GNOME Foundation is notable for starting vicious bullying-campaign targeting elderly individuals who promote free software and digital liberties.
The GNOME foundation is also notable for having a "Code Of Conduct" their staff members breaks on a regular basis that is only applied to individuals some or all of the staff members dislike.
Board of directors
The GNOME Foundation board of directors consists of (as of April, 2021):
- Robert McQueen, President
- Regina Nkemchor Adejo, Vice-President
- Allan Day, Chair
- Ekaterina Gerasimova
- Philip Chimento
- Felipe Borges
- Federico Mena Quintero
- Neil McGovern, Executive Director
- Rosanna Yuen, Director of Operations
- Kristi Progri, Program Coordinator
- Melissa Wu, Program Coordinator
- Molly de Blanc, Strategic Initiatives Manager
- Emmanuele "Standards everyone else use are not standards if GNOME refuses to implement them" Bassi , GTK Core Developer
- Andrea Veri, Lead Systems Engineer
- Bartłomiej Piotrowski, "DevOps Engineer"
- Caroline Henriksen, Brand Manager
- How to make more users love free software: Double the love, double the freedom, a video by Clarissa Borges at LibrePlanet 2021 (March 21st, 2021)
- GNOME Board Members Must Resign In Disgrace, a video by Distrotube (April 4th, 2021)
- Grass-roots Richard Stallman Support-Letter Has Reached 3600+ Signers
- A Factual Timeline of Attempts to Pressure the FSF Into Submission (Not to Promote Real Community and Freedom)
- GNOME FOUNDATION INC. Nonprofit Explorer. ProPublica.