The "Plone Foundation":/foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and promoting Plone. It's the legal owner of the Plone trademarks, intellectual property, and helps out with events like the Plone Conference every year.
**Plone Foundation's goals are:**
- Provide clear, neutral, and sustainable ownership of code, trademarks, and
- Establish an accepted decision-making structure for essential activities.
- Ensure that, as Plone grows, it remains a level playing field.
- Act as the voice of Plone for official announcements, press releases, and
- Promotional material, interviews, speeches, and other activities to grow
Plone and the Plone market.
- Solicit additional funding and participation.
We have now made it easy to support the Plone Foundation, as we now accept the Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover cards (as well as PayPal) for donations.
Donations are tax-deductible in the US.
"Donate to the Plone Foundation!":/foundation/foundation-donations