The GNOME Foundation is a non-profit 501(3)c. While we are required by law to make our financial data available to anyone who asks, we want to take it one step further and make our financial data available to everyone on the web. We believe our financial data reflects our support of the GNOME project in its goal of creating a free and open source computing solution for everyone.
For comments or questions on the data, please contact the GNOME Foundation Board of Directors.
For 2007, we had our finances reviewed by an accountant to make sure that we are doing the right thing. You can see the letter from the accountant along with a summary of our financial position. We plan to make this an annual process.
Copies of GNOME Foundation’s Federal Tax Return (the 990 form) can be downloaded at Guidestar.org. You will have to register with GuideStar to access the IRS form, but the registration is free and takes only a minute.
Consolidated budget. This includes the budget from 2006 to 2008, to make easier the comparison between events. It also fixes some mistakes that were found in the original ones. For future reference, the individual budgets are the following: