You can easily make a one-time contribution using PayPal:

You can use this form even if you don't have or want to create a PayPal account. On the next screen, you can pay with your credit card instead. Please note that there is a $5 USD minimum, and you may be contacted to confirm your donation is not fraudulent.

What is the money used for?
The core services powering Gentoo are provided on machines owned by the Gentoo Foundation. Connectivity, parts, repair, remote hands, and power need all to be paid for by us.

Details are available in the Gentoo Foundation financial reports.

Recurring monthly donations

You can easily make a recurring monthly contribution using PayPal:

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Sponsor Gentoo

If you have cool hardware you'd like to see Gentoo run on, or can spare a server or two for us to host services for our community on, we'd be glad to be able to include you in our list of sponsors.
For substantial contributions, we'll even reward you with an entry in our Hall of Fame on the front page.

To learn more, please get in touch with our Public Relations team.


If you want to put your skills to good use for the benefit of Gentoo users worldwide, we welcome community contributions.

Gentoo Poster at the Chemnitzer Linux-Tage, one of the largest Linux conventions in Germany
Our presence there was only possible thanks to your support
Picture by Hanno Böck/CC-0