The OSGeo Foundation

Empower everyone with open source geospatial

The Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo) is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to foster global adoption of open geospatial technology by being an inclusive software foundation devoted to an open philosophy and participatory community driven development.

OSGeo outreach and activities include:

  • Local Chapters: Local, regional and language groups support grass roots activities.
  • GeoForAll: Over 100 educational labs from around the world who work with partners to make geospatial education and opportunities accessible to all.
  • OSGeo-Live: A distribution of established geospatial open source software, pre-configured with sample data and quickstarts, ready to try out.
  • FOSS4G: Annual, international conference for Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial, as well as many regional and local events.