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GNOME is about people. We build community through events like our conferences and hackfests, teams and working groups, and initiatives across the project. Learn more about how you can help build the GNOME community:

All our GUADECs are community-sponsored. Our 2021 event hosted over 600 people online - our largest yet! This could not have happened without your support! Help make future events happen:

António Fernandes has an update on GTK 4 Files! Take a look at the blog post to learn what he's been working on and how you can help:

In a recent survey, we asked contributors how they support the project. Top answers include:
faithful use of GNOME software, submitting bug reports, spreading the word to others, and donations!

Thank you for all your support!

We want to take a moment this to recognize our wonderful contributor community, our Friends of GNOME, and our one-time donors. Your support allowed us to do great things this year!

On , Melissa W. asks her friends and family to support the charity of her choice. Who does she choose? of course! Thank you, Melissa!

There are lots of ways to support this - be a contributor, a Friend, or a supporter! Remember, you can also support our fundraising efforts by liking and sharing our posts!

Don’t forget to share our messages! We rely on all our supporters to help us spread the word.

“I use GNOME as my main desktop and enjoy using it. It is fun to work on something I use every day and it’s great to work on a common goal with the other GNOME folks, so contributing is a great experience for me.” - @ni

What is Your Why? We asked our contributors why they support GNOME and FOSS and we’ll be sharing these answers through the end of the year. Share your WHY with us:

Both and ran remotely on BigBlueButton thanks to your donations! Support the infrastructure:

Do you read our annual report? is a great place to see what GNOME has been up to this past year and the projects you are helping to fund.

Did you know..., , GNOME Onboard Africa Virtual, and the are all supported by donations? And took place over the weekend. Did you miss it? View the live streams here:

Support our mission: The GNOME Foundation is a non-profit organization that believes in a world where everyone is empowered by technology they can trust. We support this by building a diverse and sustainable free software personal computing ecosystem.

GNOME brings companies, volunteers, professionals, and non-profits together from around the world. We make : a completely free software solution for everyone. Learn more about how you can support projects!

Our year-end giving campaign kicks off today! Sponsors, one-time donations, and our Friends of GNOME subscribers help build the future of . Make a difference to the organization's future!

Outreachy intern, Madds, writes about their work with Librsvg, how they chose this project, and navigating first steps for contributing to GNOME.

Outreachy intern, Veena, writes about their experience contributing and gives a bit of background on their project of making GNOME asynchronous.

Congratulations to our newly elected board members, Thibault Martin, Alberto Ruiz, and Philip Chimento!
They will be joining continuing members, Robert McQueen, Regina Nkemchor Adejo, Felipe Borges, and Ekaterina Gerasimova in the next term.

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