Funding critical Clojure open source software

The Clojurists Together Foundation is a trade organisation, dedicated to funding and supporting open source software, infrastructure, and documentation that is important to the Clojure and ClojureScript community.

Goals

How it works

Open source projects

Open source maintainers apply for funding, and if accepted, get paid to work on their project to make it better for everyone. Clojurists Together funds projects in three month cycles.

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Companies and individuals

Companies and individual developers can sign up for a monthly or annual Clojurists Together membership. Your membership entitles you to certain benefits, including steering which projects get funded.

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Transparency

Clojurists Together provides full transparency for how your money is spent:

Q3 2018 Funding Announcement

Clojurists Together is happy to announce that for Q3 of 2018 (August-October) we are funding two projects: cljdoc and Shadow CLJS. Recap For those who are new to Clojurists Together, our goal is simple: Fund critical Clojure open-source projects to keep them healthy and sustainable. Clojure companies and individual developers sign up for a monthly contribution, and we pick projects to fund each quarter. This funding cycle is our third.

Q4 2018 Funding Announcement

Clojurists Together is happy to announce that for Q4 of 2018⁄19 (November-January) we are funding two projects: Datascript and Kaocha. Recap For those who are new to Clojurists Together, our goal is simple: Fund critical Clojure open-source projects to keep them healthy and sustainable. Clojure companies and individual developers sign up for a monthly contribution, and we pick projects to fund each quarter. This funding cycle is our fourth. Previously we have supported cljdoc, Shadow CLJS, clj-http, Figwheel, ClojureScript, and CIDER.

June 2018 Monthly Update

Clojurists Together news This has been another productive month for CIDER and ClojureScript. There is one more month left in this funding cycle and then we’re starting our next round. We recently surveyed our members to see what they wanted us to fund. Error messages, documentation, developer experience, and IDE support featured highly. If you maintain a Clojure project that is important to some or all of the Clojure community, especially in one of these areas please apply for funding.

Q3 2018 Survey Results and Call For Proposals

We have recently run our third survey on our members to better understand them and their needs. We’re publishing these results so that they can see the aggregate results, and to give open source projects more information when applying for the Q3 2018 Clojurists Together funding round (closing 20 July). Survey Responses There were 49 respondents to the survey, down from 52 in the last survey. The highlights are presented below.

May 2018 Monthly Update

Clojurists Together news Not much to report from Clojurists Together this month, things have been pretty quiet with lots of other things going on. This is the first month of work from the second round of funding. Bozhidar Batsov is working on CIDER + related projects and Mike Fikes is working on ClojureScript. If you like the work that they’re doing and would like to support it further, consider joining yourself or your company as a member.

Q2 2018 Funding Announcement

Clojurists Together is happy to announce that for Q2 of 2018 (May-July) we are funding two projects: CIDER and ClojureScript. Recap For those who are new to Clojurists Together, our goal is simple: Fund critical Clojure open-source projects to keep them healthy and sustainable. Clojure companies and individual developers sign up for a monthly contribution, and we pick projects to fund each quarter. This is our second funding cycle since launching.

Q2 2018 Survey Results and Call For Proposals

We have recently run our second survey on our members to better understand them and their needs. We’re publishing these results so that they can see the aggregate results, and to give open source projects more information when applying for the Q2 2018 Clojurists Together funding round (closing 22 April). Survey Responses There were 52 respondents to the survey, up from 27 in the last survey. The highlights are presented below.

April 2018 Monthly Update

Clojurists Together news This is the third and final update from clj-http and Figwheel. Both projects finished their work at the end of April. Both projects have done great work, and we are really impressed with what they’ve been able to achieve. We recently announced that we are funding CIDER and ClojureScript for our Q2 funding round. Those two projects have just started, we’ll have more details on what they’re working on next month.

March 2018 Monthly Update

Hi folks! Welcome to the second monthly update for Clojurists Together. Clojurists Together news This month we had around 45 members sign up (we still need to process any signups at the end of this month), and one company member join. We’ve had a really strong response from individual contributors, but not so much from companies. If you work for a company that uses Clojure, please consider talking to your manager about supporting Clojurists Together.

February 2018 Monthly Update

Hi folks! Welcome to the first monthly update for Clojurists Together. Now that things are a bit more settled, we are going to be issuing more regular updates keeping you up to date with what is going on with Clojurists Together. Clojurists Together news In February we had three new company members, and 25 new developer members sign up. In total, we were supported by 14 companies, and 75 developers.