NLnet Labs is a non-profit foundation which completely relies on the support of the Internet community. All our open source software has a permissive, free software license. To ensure we remain a healthy and sustainable organisation we depend on the following types of funding.
If your organisation relies on the software, please consider purchasing professional support and consultancy services with a service-level agreement for one of our products, sponsoring the development of new software or a feature for an existing product, or through a donation.
Being a non-profit foundation, NLnet Labs is obliged to follow strict tax regulation and not allowed to offer taxable services. As a result, we have established Open Netlabs B.V. The company is a wholly owned, taxable subsidiary of the NLnet Labs foundation serving the goals of its parent.
Open Netlabs B.V. offers support contracts with a service level for our DNS products NSD, Unbound and OpenDNSSEC, as well as our BGP routing products Krill, Routinator and Rotonda. In addition to receiving support and early access to security vulnerability information under non-disclosure, your financial contribution also supports our mission to provide free and open software.
In case you have a need for a specific feature in one of our products you can sponsor the development of it, if we consider this a valuable standards compliant addition to our software.
We like working with organisations throughout the development process. This allows us to refine the functionality long the way and thoroughly test it in an operational environment before making it available to the wider community. Please contact us to discuss the possibilities.
Liberapay and GitHub Sponsors
You can support us with a monthly contribution through Liberapay and GitHub Sponsors for Organisations. You can choose any amount you like, either as a periodic or a one-time donation.
Donations through PayPal
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- You will not need a PayPal account, you can also use a credit card to make your donation.
- NLnet Labs is a non-profit foundation that is recognised by the Dutch tax authorities as a Public Benefit Organisation (Dutch: Algemeen Nut Beogende Instelling or ANBI), making your donation exempt of tax and/or tax deductable.