Initiatives

The foundation undertakes initiatives to pursue our goals as an organization.

Initiatives are a great opportunity to see our community in action – often gathering together our members, open source projects, and partners.

  • Free and Open Source Software For Geospatial (FOSS4G) – our annual global under the care of the conference committee, and a series of regional open source outreach events hosted by our local chapters.
  • FOSS4G Travel Grant Program – With your assistance OSGeo provides a travel grant program to facilitate accessibility and diversity at our global and regional FOSS4G events.
  • GeoForAll – making geospatial education and opportunities accessible to all
  • GSOC – initiative taking advantage of the Google Summer of Code program to provide students with first hand open source experience
  • Local Chapters – regional OSGeo groups promoting open source around the world and close to home
  • OSGeo Live – an easy to use distribution of open source geospatial software for outreach and evaluation
  • Open GeoScience – applying the principles of open source to make scientific research, data and results transparent and accessible for science and society – under the care of the open geoscience committee
  • UN initiative support the UN migration to Open Source Geospatial software solutions – under the care of the UN Committee

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