Join as a corporate member

Since September 2013, the OSM Foundation admits corporate members as "associated members" of the organisation. Corporate memberships start at €500 per year. See Corporate Members for the list of organisation who have chosen to support us in this way so far.

Why should you join?

  • Keep OpenStreetMap's servers running. OpenStreetMap is the world's biggest user-generated map, free for everyone to use. Our volunteer sysadmins rely on the OSM Foundation to provide the server hardware.
  • Support our volunteer working groups. Our Working Groups keep OpenStreetMap safe from vandalism and legal threat, among other work.
  • Show your support for OpenStreetMap. - Tell others that your organisation is a proud member of the OSM Foundation.

Corporate members may attend OSMF general meetings but they do not have a vote.

Membership levels

We recently announced our new Corporate Membership program, which offers more flexibility to organizations and companies. Your company or organization can now become a Corporate Member for as little as €500 / year for ‘Supporter’ level, all the way up to €20,000 / year for ‘Platinum’ level. Each level has different benefits, as laid out below.

The new Corporate Membership tiers: Annual fees and benefits
Corporate Membership tier Membership fee Benefits
Supporter €500 / year
  • Your name on the OSMF web site
  • Show support for the OSM Foundation
  • Attend OSMF General Meetings
Bronze €1,500 / year

All supporter level benefits, plus:

  • First access to SotM sponsorship opportunities
  • Name and logo on the OSMF web site
Silver €4,000 / year

All bronze level benefits, plus:

  • One joint press release annually
Gold €10,000 / year

All Silver level benefits, plus:

Platinum €20,000 / year

All Gold level benefits, plus:

  • Invite a board member for an in-house presentation about OpenStreetMap (you pay for travel / lodging)

This new program will take effect on Jan 1, 2017. However, if you are interested in becoming a corporate member, please do not hesitate to contact us now, and we can get you set up. If you are currently a Corporate Member, we will be in touch about your transition to the new program.

How to join

Please email with any questions or to apply.

When we've received the information, an e-mail will be sent by the membership secretary with further details. We normally send an invoice. There will be an option for adding specific information on the invoice (like a PO-number). More information about this process will be mentioned in the e-mail from the membership secretary.