Qubes Partners

This page is dedicated to recogizing the organizations, companies, and individuals who have contributed support to the development of Qubes OS. The Qubes Project is grateful for their support! If your organization is interested in becoming a Qubes Partner, please contact us. You can also read more about how Qubes is funded and about making a monetary donation to the project.

Tier Partner Description
$500,000+ Invisible Things Lab s.c. (ITL) is a privately held company based in Warsaw, Poland, owned by Joanna Rutkowska and Joanna Gołębiewska. ITL supported Qubes OS development from the beginning of the project in 2010 until the end of 2014. ITL's primary source of revenue is security research and development.
Open Technology Fund (OTF) is a United States government-funded program of Radio Free Asia, whose stated mission is to "support open technologies and communities that increase free expression, circumvent censorship, and obstruct repressive surveillance as a way to promote human rights and open societies." In 2015-2016, OTF funded the Qubes project in a number of activities to improve Qubes, make it easier to use and more accessible. In 2014-2015, OTF funded the Qubes project to integrate Whonix, improve hardware compatibility and user experience. The complete announcement is available here.
$10,000+ Access Now is an international human rights organization whose stated mission is to "defend and extend the digital rights of users at risk around the world." Beginning in 2015, Access Now generously agreed to provide staff time to help manage the Qubes OS project.
Stichting NLnet ("NLnet Foundation" in English) is a recognized philanthropic non-profit foundation based in the Netherlands, whose stated mission is "to promote the exchange of electronic information and all that is related or beneficial to that purpose." In 2016, the NLnet Foundation provided a grant to the Qubes project to support improvements in automated build processes, Debian template packaging, networking & privacy, and hardware compatibility.