The OpenStreetMap Foundation has had a Corporate Membership option for a while, where organizations and companies could become Associate Members of the OpenStreetMap Foundation for GBP 1000 per year. We have seen fantastic interest in this scheme, which is a sign that organizations and companies using OpenStreetMap are willing to give back to the project. In the first years of its existence, we also received a lot of feedback on the Corporate Membership as it exists today. Most of all, organizations wanted more flexibility in the amount they want to pay in exchange for their corporate membership.
After taking in the feedback, consulting with exisiting and potential Corporate Members as well as the Foundation membership, we have designed a new tiered Corporate Membership program that we believe aligns much more closely with the needs of potential Corporate Members. Your organization can now become a Corporate Member for as little as €500 for ‘Supporter’ level, all the way up to €20,000 for ‘Platinum’ level. Each level has different benefits, as laid out below. But the biggest benefit of all is the knowledge that your organization is doing its part to support the growth and sustainability of the OpenStreetMap project!
The Corporate Membership Tiers
Supporter (€500 / year)
- Your name on the OSMF web site
- Show support for the OSM Foundation
- Attend OSMF General Meetings
Bronze (€1,500 / year)
All supporter level benefits, plus:
- First access to SotM sponsorship opportunities
- Name and logo on OSMF web site.
Silver (€4,000 / year)
All bronze level benefits, plus:
- One joint press release annually
Gold (€10,000 / year)
All Silver level benefits, plus:
- A seat on the OSMF Advisory Board
Platinum (€20,000 / year)
All Gold level benefits, plus:
- Invite a board member for an in-house presentation about OpenStreetMap (you pay for travel / lodging)
This new program will take effect on Jan 1, 2017. However, if you are interested in becoming a corporate member, please do not hesitate to contact us now, and we can get you set up. If you are currently a Corporate Member, we will be in touch about your transition to the new program.
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