Google and NumFOCUS Support Accessible and Useful Open Code
Google’s stated goal is to “organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.” Like Google, NumFOCUS values and promotes the universal accessibility and usability of information for the betterment of science. We are delighted to welcome Google to the ranks of our Corporate Sponsors who are creating a sustainable future for our open source scientific computing projects.
Google has provided support to open source contributors in the NumFOCUS community over many years. NumFOCUS has participated in Google Summer of Code since 2015, and multiple NumFOCUS community members and project maintainers have been the recipient of awards from Google’s Open Source Peer Bonus Program.
“NumFOCUS has provided valuable mentorship for Google Summer of Code students since 2015. We are delighted to join the foundation to help support their mission of supporting the creation and use of open tools for better science,” said Cat Allman, Program Manager, Google Open Source.
Founded in 1998, Google is a multinational, publicly-traded organization built around the company’s hugely popular search engine. Google specializes in Internet-related services and products including online advertising technologies, cloud computing, software, and hardware.
Google believes that open source is good for everyone. By being open and freely available, it enables and encourages collaboration and the development of technology, solving real world problems.
About NumFOCUS Corporate Sponsors
NumFOCUS Corporate Sponsors are for-profit companies who drive their business success using our open source projects. Corporate Sponsors invest in the development and sustainability of the open source scientific data stack through their financial support of NumFOCUS. Many sponsors also allocate employee paid time to development work on NumFOCUS open source projects.