Software in the Public Interest (SPI)

SPI is a non-profit organization which was founded to help organizations develop and distribute open hardware and software. In keeping with the philosophy of donating to meta-projects, SPI ( is a worthy FLOSS Fund nominee for its support of important open source projects including:

Debian: A leading non-commercial distribution, Debian produces a robust, easily configured server platform which serves as the basis of *ubuntu and Knoppix, among others.

PostgreSQL: PostgreSQL is an enterprise class, open-source relational database system.

Drupal: "Drupal is a content management system. It provides flexible, powerful tools that are combined to make web sites." Like this one. is dedicated to increasing interoperability and shared technology between various X-Window System desktops including, but not limited to, GNOME and KDE. An open-source office suite, provides a multi-lingual, multi-platform solution compatible with other major office suites. The suite includes a word processor, spreadsheet, multimedia presentation tool and database editor.

By default, funds donated to SPI are directed to the supported projects ( on the basis of need.



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Contribution went to the general SPI budget, to be distributed between the projects that they support.