The OpenAFS Foundation is a 501(c)(3), US based, non-profit organization dedicated to fostering the stability and growth of OpenAFS, an open source implementation of the AFS distributed network filesystem.

What does The Foundation do?

The Foundation provides strategic direction and aims to raise money to support the development and maintenance of OpenAFS. Find out About The Foundation.

Who leads The Foundation?

The OpenAFS Foundation is spear-headed by a volunteer Board of Directors. This Board consists of volunteers, who are primarily OpenAFS users, community leaders, or other prominent members of the OpenAFS community.

The Board of Directors meets weekly. Each week, the Secretary will post agendas, minutes, and resolutions from the Board meetings.

What is OpenAFS?

OpenAFS is an open source software project implementing the AFS protocol, which is used for accessing files over a network as if they were on a local disk. Information about the OpenAFS software itself can be found on

How can you help?

There are several ways that you can help OpenAFS, whether by donating money, equipment, time and effort or talent.

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