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A curated list of awesome programmers and software projects you can support!

Help individual programmers or open source projects funding the development of your favorite software sponsoring them via Github, subscribing to their Patreon accounts or using other forms of sponsorship.

A tangible way to give back to the open source community!

Open Source Projects

Projects released with an open source license.


Libraries and frameworks.

  • Babel - JavaScript compiler.
  • Flare3D - JavaScript 3D engine.
  • Hapi.js - Node.js framework.
  • - Python Web framework.
  • Laravel - PHP framework.
  • LibGDX - Game development framework.
  • Moleculer - Progressive microservices framework for Node.js.
  • Musl libc - The Musl libc project.
  • Phalcon - Web framework delivered as a C extension for PHP.
  • stdlib - Standard library for JavaScript and Node.js with an emphasis on scientific computing.
  • Vapor, #2 - Server-side Swift framework.
  • Vue.js - Vue.js.
  • Yii framework - PHP framework.
  • Zappa - A server-less Python framework.

Operating Systems

Operating Systems and Linux distributions.


Games and game-related projects.

People Doing Open Source Work

Developers contributing to multiple projects that ask to support their work.

Articles, videos, podcasts, etc…

Articles and Tutorials



Open Source Art

Developers creating art projects and contributing to art-related open source tools and libraries.

  • Morevna Project - Various contributions to open source animation tools and animated shorts sources released under CC.
  • ZeMarmot, #2, #3 - 2D animation film project to be released under CC. GIMP contributions from Jehan Pagès, art and direction by Aryeom Han.

Hardware-related projects and makers.


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This list adopts a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 license.