Local Chapters

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The OSMF is in the process of setting up a network of national and regional chapters.

Established Local Chapters

So far we have the following formally established foundation Local Chapters (LCs):

Region Name of Local Chapter LC application Acceptance date Signing the LC agreement: Year-month Annual reports Updated bylaws
Argentina Asociación Civil Geolibres application docs 2020-08-27 Pending
Belgium OpenStreetMap Belgium application docs 2018-05-24 2018-07 at SotM 2018
Czechia OpenStreetMap Česká republika z.s. application docs 2020-02-27 2020-07
Democratic Republic of Congo OpenStreetMap RDC application docs 2020-11-19 Pending
France OpenStreetMap France application docs 2017-07-18 2017-07
Germany OpenStreetMap Deutschland / FOSSGIS application docs 2017-12-04 2018-01 2019 report
Iceland OpenStreetMap á Íslandi application docs 2015-01-12 2015-01
Ireland OpenStreetMap Ireland CLG application docs 2019-09-15 2019-09 at SotM 2019
Italy OpenStreetMap Italia application docs 2015-12-19 2016-01 2019 bylaws
Kosovo Free Libre Open Source Software Kosova application docs 2020-09-24 Pending
Oceania OSGEO Oceania application docs 2020-08-27 Pending
Page with note [1] requested by the OSMF board.
Switzerland Swiss OpenStreetMap Association application docs 2016-02-13 2016-09 at SotM 2016

2019 report: Signed audit, balance sheet, profit and loss

2020 AoA - DE, 2020 AoA - EN

United Kingdom OpenStreetMap United Kingdom application docs 2017-06-20 2017-08 at SotM 2017

2019 reports: general, financial

United States OpenStreetMap United States Inc. application docs 2020-09-24 Pending

[1] "Note, while OSGeo Oceania is currently the recognised local chapter in the region, we are fully supportive of other groups that may form in Oceania with the intent of becoming a local chapter. One example would be a national entity that determines their interests would better represented as an independent local chapter. If this was to occur, OSGeo Oceania would be fully supportive and will not claim to speak for groups who do not wish to be represented."

Local Chapter representative on the Advisory Board
Each formally established Local Chapter can have one representative on the Advisory Board that the OSMF Board of Directors can consult.

  • Current LC representatives on the Advisory Board (together with Gold Corporate Member representatives) are listed here.

Current Local Chapter applications

Becoming a Local Chapter

If you or your organisation are interested in the topic please contact the Secretary, at secretary@osmfoundation.org

Mailing list

The Local Chapters mailing list is dedicated to the discussion of topics and issues of interest to the Local Chapters of the OpenStreetMap Foundation, as well as those groups interested in becoming a Local Chapter.

Notes from Local Chapter Congresses or meetings