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[20121227] NetBSD End-of-2012 Fundraiser: 60.0000 USD by the end of 2012
NetBSD is an volunteer-driven open source project with no funding company behind its back. The project is governed by the NetBSD Foundation as legal entity. Your donation to the NetBSD Foundation allows the project to make major improvements to the code base. With the release of NetBSD 6.0.1, the Fund Drive targets raising 60,000 USD by the end of 2012. We would like to continue funded development in various areas, including:

  • Improving network stack concurrency and performance.
  • Development of modern file systems and improvement of existing ones.
  • Features which are useful in embedded environments, such as high resolution timers and execute in place (XIP) support.
  • Automatic testing and quality assurance.
We have recently made some changes to the way we accept and honor your donations. For more information about donating, visit http://www.NetBSD.org/donations/. The NetBSD Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization in the US, and donations may be tax deductible.

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[20080228] Results of NetBSD's 2007 Fundraising Campaign
NetBSD is an open source operating system project that depends on funding for its operation. A generous donation by Google has enabled us to fund development in the area of symmetric multiprocessing (SMP), and a fundraising drive was started to extend this activity. The goal of $50,000US of the 2007 fundraising campaign was met thanks to a lot of support from companies, users, and our community as a whole. Read more about what supporting companies have to say about NetBSD, what has been achieved recently, and what changes to expect thanks to the donations in the press release about the Results of NetBSD's 2007 Fundraising Campaign.

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