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Free Software Foundation Awards

by Free Software Foundation Contributions Published on May 08, 2006 01:00 PM
The FSF gives out three awards each year at the LibrePlanet conference.

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The Award for Projects of Social Benefit is presented to a project or team responsible for applying free software, or the ideas of the free software movement, to intentionally and significantly benefit society. This award stresses the use of free software in service to humanity.

The Award for the Advancement of Free Software goes to an individual who has made a great contribution to the progress and development of free software through activities that accord with the spirit of free software.

The Award for Outstanding New Free Software Contributor is presented to a newcomer to the free software movement who has gotten off to a remarkable start through their dedication and contributions to the free software community.

The 2023 Free Software Awards winners were announced at LibrePlanet 2024.

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