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Bradley Kuhn (bkuhn) - 10 years ago 2011-12-22 17:15:03
bkuhn@ebb.org
Wordsmithing based on suggestions by Karen Sandler.
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  infrastructure for FLOSS projects.  This allows FLOSS developers to
 
  focus on what they do best — writing and improving FLOSS for the
 
  general public — while Conservancy takes care of the projects' needs that
 
  do not relate directly to software development.</p>
 
  do not relate directly to software development and documentation.</p>
 

	
 
<p>FLOSS projects whose <a href="/members/apply">applications are
 
    accepted</a> become an actual part of the Software Freedom Conservancy
 
    accepted</a> become part of the Software Freedom Conservancy
 
    (akin to a separate department of a large agency).  Once joined, the
 
    <a href="/members">&ldquo;member project&rdquo;</a> receives most of
 
    the benefits of existing as a non-profit corporate entity without
 
    actually having to form and maintain one.  Conservancy aggregates the
 
    work of running a FLOSS non-profit for <a href="/members/current/">its
 
    many members</a>.</p>
 
    engaging in the arduous work of forming a separate, new organization.
 
    Conservancy aggregates the work of running a FLOSS non-profit
 
    for <a href="/members/current/">its many members</a>.</p>
 

	
 
<p>The Conservancy provides <a href="/members/services/">many important services</a> for its
 
  member projects.  Member projects can take directed donations, which
 
  allows donors to earmark their donations for the benefit of a specific
 
  FLOSS project.  Conservancy provides fiscal oversight to ensure that
 
  these funds are spent in a manner that advances the project and fits
 
  with Conservancy's 501(c)(3) mission to advance software freedom.</p>
 
  with Conservancy's 501(c)(3) mission to promote, advance, and defend software freedom.</p>
 

	
 
<p>If the member project's leaders want, Conservancy can also hold other
 
  assets and titles on behalf of the projects, such as copyrights,
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  in enforcing the terms of the projects' FLOSS license.</p>
 

	
 
<p>Finally, developers of Conservancy's member projects, when operating in
 
  their capacity as project leaders, receive some protection from personal
 
  their capacity as project leaders, could receive some protection from personal
 
  liability for their work on the project.</p>
 

	
 
<p>For further reading on the benefits of Conservancy, a full and detailed <a href="/members/services/">list of Conservancy's
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