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How to get Sponsored by DigitalOcean for Your Open Source Project

If you're involved in an open source project and looking for sponsorship, DigitalOcean is one platform that offers support for developers and their projects. In this article, we'll explore the steps you can take to increase your chances of securing sponsorship from DigitalOcean.# Open Source Projects: Credits and Recognition

How to Get Sponsorship from DigitalOcean for Your Open Source Project

How we get Sponsored our open source IDURAR project based on Node.js React.js

In IDURARAPP.COM we get DigitalOcean as Official Cloud Sponsor for our open source project IDURAR ERP/CRM :

Open Source ERP / CRM

What is "Credits for Projects" by DigitalOcean?

The "Credits for Projects" program at DigitalOcean provides developers with free infrastructure credits to power their open source projects. This initiative not only supports individual developers but also promotes the growth and sustainability of open source software as a whole.

How Does it Work?

Through the "Credits for Projects" program, eligible open source projects can receive monthly infrastructure credits. These credits can be used to deploy servers, run applications, or store data on DigitalOcean's robust and reliable cloud platform. This support helps open source projects scale, thrive, and reach a wider audience without worrying about infrastructure costs.

How to Apply

To apply for the program, developers need to meet certain criteria, including having a well-established open source project with regular contributions and demonstrating how the infrastructure credits will benefit the project and its community. Once approved, selected projects receive a fixed amount of credits each month.

Click here to Apply

Benefits of "Credits for Projects"

The "Credits for Projects" program offers several benefits to open source projects:

  1. Free Infrastructure: By providing free infrastructure credits, the program removes one of the significant barriers to entry for many open source projects – the cost of hosting and maintaining servers. Developers can focus on improving their software without worrying about infrastructure expenses.

  2. Scalability: With access to DigitalOcean's scalable cloud platform, projects can seamlessly adapt to varying demands. Whether it's handling increased traffic or accommodating new features, the program ensures that open source projects have the resources they need to grow.

  3. Reliability and Performance: DigitalOcean offers a highly reliable infrastructure with SSD storage, multiple data centers, and a robust network. By utilizing these resources, projects can deliver fast and stable performance to their users without any compromises.

  4. Community Recognition: Being part of the "Credits for Projects" program provides recognition within the open source community. This acknowledgment not only helps attract more contributors but also encourages other developers to support and collaborate on the project.

  5. Networking Opportunities: The program also opens doors to networking opportunities. Developers can connect with other like-minded individuals, share knowledge, and find potential collaborators or mentors through DigitalOcean's active developer community.

Through this initiative, DigitalOcean aims to contribute to the growth and success of the open source community. They encourage all eligible open source projects to apply for the "Credits for Projects" program and take advantage of the benefits it offers. Together, let's continue to fuel innovation, empower developers, and create impactful open source software that benefits everyone.

Finally we invite you to support our open source IDURAR ERP/CRM :

Top comments (4)

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Thanks for sharing this very useful information! Beside I really liked your open source project! I’ve been wandering around to choose that first open source project that I would start contributing to the communities and I liked this one!

I hope could contribute successfully to this great Idea! ✌🏼

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Salah Eddine Lalami

Thank you @zewenaco ,

you are welcome to contributing in IDURAR ERP/CRM open source project

here some first good issue :

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Bobby Iliev

Very cool!

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Salah Eddine Lalami

Hi @bobbyiliev , thank you for your comment here ,
I would like to invite you to check our open source project :