Qubes Partners

The Qubes OS Project relies greatly on the generous support of the organizations, companies, and individuals who have become Qubes Partners. Each year, we seek new sources of significant funding to support our ongoing efforts. Please contact us if you or your organization is interested in becoming a Qubes Partner.

Funding by year

Please note that Partners are listed alphabetically within each tier.










  • $250,000+
    • [No Partners in this tier]
  • $100,000—$249,999
  • $50,000—$99,999
    • [No Partners in this tier]
  • $10,000—$49,999

2014 and earlier

About our Partners

Please note that Partners are listed alphabetically.

Access Now

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.” From 2015 to 2019, Access Now generously agreed to provide staff time to help manage the Qubes OS project.


Bitfinex, founded in 2012, is a leading cryptocurrency exchange focused on delivering financial freedom. With our state-of-the-art platform, we offer unparalleled trading experiences for customers worldwide. Access 200 tokens, 400 trading pairs, and 60 perpetual futures contracts, all supported by top-tier security, speed, and liquidity.

Driven by visionary developers and committed to open source software, Bitfinex is the preferred venue for institutions and professional traders. We provide innovative solutions, unparalleled support, and foster a culture of collaboration. Our success is rooted in cutting-edge technology and an unwavering commitment to the principles of equality, justice, and freedom that define Bitcoin's foundation.

At Bitfinex, we strive to enable people to transact and interact freely and privately. We offer experience advanced features, peer-to-peer financing, OTC market, and financed trading. Discover more at www.bitfinex.com, where financial freedom awaits.



Boris is a Qubes OS user who is thankful for the hard work put in by the Qubes team and who wants to set a positive example that encourages others to donate to this worthwhile project.

Center for the Cultivation of Technology

The Center for the Cultivation of Technology (CCT) is a charitable non-profit host organization for international Free Software projects. They provide the Qubes OS project with the ability for supporters to donate to the project in the EU via tax-deductible bank transfer.


Discourse is an open source Internet forum and mailing list management software application. Through their free hosting for FOSS projects program they provided us with initial free hosting for the Qubes Forum.


Equinix is the world's digital infrastructure company. We interconnect industry-leading organizations such as finance, manufacturing, retail, transportation, government, healthcare and education across a digital-first world. Business leaders harness our trusted global platform to bring together and interconnect the foundational infrastructure that powers their success—sustainably and securely.

Founded in Silicon Valley in 1998 as a vendor-neutral multitenant data center provider where competing networks could securely connect and share data traffic, we chose a name that reflected our company's focus on EQUality, Neutrality and Internet eXchange—Equinix.

Through Platform Equinix® and our ecosystem of leading service providers, digital leaders fast-track competitive advantage across clouds, networking, storage, compute and software. Whether you're building a history-making product, blazing an industry-first business model or pioneering a new way to collaborate globally, Equinix provides the global reach, the rich ecosystem and the service excellence today's organizations need to compete and win.


Fosshost.org is a non-profit organisation that provides hosting services to the open source community. Many projects benefit from their services including GNOME, KDE, Debian and FSFE.

Freedom of the Press Foundation

Freedom of the Press Foundation (FPF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and defending public interest journalism. It leads the development of SecureDrop, an open source whistleblower submission platform used by more than 50 media organizations around the world to securely accept documents from anonymous sources. FPF uses Qubes OS in the development of an integrated SecureDrop Workstation.

Invisible Things Lab

Invisible Things Lab (ITL) is a privately held company based in Berlin, Germany. ITL has supported Qubes OS development from the beginning of the project in 2010 to the present. The company's primary source of revenue is security research and development.


Latacora is an alternative to your first security hire. We bootstrap security practices for startups and get you up and running with a broad range of expertise, including cloud security, application security, network security and corporate security.

Latacora uses Qubes extensively to help provide separation between client environments.


Mozilla's mission is to ensure the Internet is a global public resource, open and accessible to all. An Internet that truly puts people first, where individuals can shape their own experience and are empowered, safe and independent.

At Mozilla, we're a global community of technologists, thinkers and builders working together to keep the Internet alive and accessible, so people worldwide can be informed contributors and creators of the Web. We believe this act of human collaboration across an open platform is essential to individual growth and our collective future.


Mullvad is a VPN service that keeps users' online activity, identity, and location private. With a fundamental belief in privacy as a universal right, Mullvad's ultimate goal is to make Internet censorship and mass surveillance ineffective.

The Mullvad team has relied on Qubes in its day-to-day operations since early 2015. To support its continued development, Mullvad made a generous donation to Qubes in 2017 and 2020.

NLnet Foundation

NLnet Foundation is a recognized philanthropic nonprofit foundation based in the Netherlands and whose stated mission is "to promote the exchange of electronic information and all that is related or beneficial to that purpose."

In 2019, the NLnet Foundation provided a grant to improve the usability of Qubes OS by: (1) reviewing and integrating already existing community-created usability improvements, (2) implementing a localization strategy for the OS and its documentation, and (3) creating a holistic approach for improved accessibility.

In 2016, the NLnet Foundation provided a grant to the Qubes project to support improvements in automated build processes, Debian template packaging, networking and privacy, and hardware compatibility.

Open Technology Fund

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."

OTF has funded a number of improvements to Qubes, including better accessibility and user experience, integration of Whonix, and improved hardware compatibility. Visit the Qubes funding page on OTF's website for more information.



Piston is a Qubes OS user who is passionate about freedom, anonymity, and working toward a world free from oppression. Piston is a strong supporter of free and open-source software, and Qubes OS in particular, as one of the best means for users to keep their personal data private and secure.


Tether is a pioneer in the field of stablecoin technology, driven by an aim to revolutionize the global financial landscape. With a mission to provide accessible, secure, and efficient financial, communication, and energy infrastructure. Tether enables greater financial inclusion, communication resilience, fosters economic growth, and empowers individuals and businesses alike.

As the creator of the largest, most transparent, and liquid stablecoin in the industry, Tether is dedicated to building sustainable and resilient infrastructure for the benefit of underserved communities. Recognizing the transformative potential of free open-source software, Tether consistently nurtures initiatives to drive the development of secure and decentralized technologies. Tether's deep-rooted commitment to open-source software is a core part of its mission to revolutionize the global financial landscape. By leveraging cutting-edge blockchain and peer-to-peer technology, it is committed to bridging the gap between traditional financial systems and the potential of decentralized finance.


Whonix is a desktop operating system designed for advanced security and privacy. Whonix mitigates the threat of common attack vectors while maintaining usability. Online anonymity is realized via fail-safe, automatic, and desktop-wide use of the Tor network. A heavily reconfigured Debian base is run inside multiple virtual machines, providing a substantial layer of protection from malware and IP address leaks. Commonly used applications are pre-installed and safely pre-configured for immediate use. The user is not jeopardized by installing additional applications or personalizing the desktop. Whonix is under active development and is the only operating system designed to be run inside a VM and paired with Tor. The developers of Qubes and Whonix are cooperating. While Whonix is an independent Linux distribution, it has been integrated into Qubes OS as a system called Qubes-Whonix.



zby is an angel investor looking for early stage startups in the IT security area.

Our supporters

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