Become a Sponsor

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Corporate Sponsors

Corporate Sponsors are for-profit companies who drive their business success using our open source projects. NumFOCUS Corporate Sponsors invest in the development and sustainability of the open source scientific data stack through their financial support of NumFOCUS. Many of our Corporate Sponsors also allocate employee paid time to development work on NumFOCUS open source projects.

Emerging Leader Corporate Sponsors

Emerging Leader Corporate Sponsors are either small but growing companies or established companies who are newly supporting open source scientific computing. Emerging Leader Corporate Sponsors invest in the development and sustainability of the open source scientific data stack through their financial support of NumFOCUS and/or by allocating employee paid time to development work on NumFOCUS open source projects.

Research Partnerships

Research Partnerships are available to labs, governments, and institutions that use and rely on our open source projects to conduct their research. NumFOCUS Research Partners advance the NumFOCUS mission through their financial support and by allocating employee paid time to development work on NumFOCUS open source projects.

Community Alliance

Members of the NumFOCUS Community Alliance are nonprofit organizations or community groups whose mission intersects with our own and reflects support for open source scientific computing. Community Alliance members share our commitment to increasing diversity and inclusion in the data community. NumFOCUS cross-promotes activities and events held by members of our Community Alliance in a reciprocal, supportive relationship. No financial commitment to NumFOCUS is required to join the Community Alliance.

Why Become a NumFOCUS Sponsor?

Sponsoring NumFOCUS puts your organization’s name at the forefront of open-source scientific software research and development. You will be ensuring the sustainability of the tools your organization depends on for success.

What will your funds be used for?

  • Grants awarded to open-source projects for reproducible research and code development
  • An increase in open-source collaborative research tools and documentation
  • Implementation of NumFOCUS educational programs
  • Advancing diversity and inclusion in the open source scientific computing community

What are the benefits for your corporation?

  • Opportunity to develop relationships with the leaders and maintainers of open source projects your business relies on
  • Positive publicity and heightened visibility of your products, services, and/or research
  • Recruiting opportunities enabling you to reach some of the most talented developers, engineers, researchers and data scientists in the field, including access to the professional network of our Members mailing list and ability to post jobs to the list
  • Opportunities to showcase your organization’s innovation and use of open-source scientific projects
  • Global connections for your technical team to spark innovation and advance professional development
  • Access to the latest updates, releases, and news from our open source projects
  • Affiliation with the charitable, educational and scientific purposes of NumFOCUS
  • Opportunities for in-depth engagement with a specific NumFOCUS educational program (DISC, Sustainability, John Hunter Matplotlib Summer Fellowship, etc.) and naming opportunities for Platinum Partners

NumFOCUS Sponsorship Levels

Sponsorships are renewable on an annual basis.

Benefits ​Platinum Gold Silver Bronze Emerging Leader Community*
$100,000 $50,000 $25,000 $10,000 Less than $10,000 No Cost
Subscription to NumFOCUS project release updates and news X X X X X X
Use of the NumFOCUS Partner Badge on your website X X X X X X
Logo placement on numfocus.org X X X X X X
Company/Organization profile on NumFOCUS.org X X X
Presentation at your headquarters, or to the team of your choice, by a NumFOCUS project core developer X X X
Seat on the NumFOCUS Advisory Council X X
Logo used on all promotional material and media channels X
Naming of a sponsored educational workshop series X
Invitation to attend a project developer summit partner day X
Sponsor benefits at PyData events of your choice PyData Diamond at two conferences PyData Platinum at two conferences PyData Platinum at one conference PyData Platinum at one conference No PyData benefit PyData Community at two conferences

*Community Alliance membership is limited to nonprofit organizations and community groups.

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