Member Application

Apply to become a Plone Foundation Member

The Plone Foundation accepts membership applications based on merit.

Please read the following guidelines to get an idea how we judge merit and ask yourself if you met these criteria.

How to submit an application to join the Foundation

  1. First, you must authenticate on using a GitHub account. So please Login to using GitHub credentials
  2. After logging in, Add your membership application.
  3. Fill the form, add details (examples below) and make sure you save it.
  4. Once you have filled out the form, make sure to submit your application for review (three dots on the left menu and State -> Submit for review. You will only have to submit once.

The membership committee will then be notified of your application.

Add Detail to Your Membership Application

When you fill out your membership application, please add as much detail as you can on what you've done: 

  • use specific dates if you can (at least mention years)
  • events you've attended / participated in / organized
  • talks you've given
  • your activity
  • blogging you've done
  • documentation you've written
  • trainings you've given or materials you've contributed to
  • themes you've designed or contributed
  • any organizing you've done (of events, sprints, meet ups, demos)
  • any leading or leadership activity related to Plone
  • your activity on IRC giving help to others
  • statistics on questions you've answered
  • teams you've participated in
  • marketing and/or evangelizing you've done for Plone

Don't consider it bragging: it's simply giving credit to yourself for what you've done.