I'd like to learn about charitable projects that use #FOSS to provide educational opportunities to people who would otherwise be locked out due to software purchase prices.

Can anyone put me onto projects like this they're aware of?

I'm particularly interested in programs teaching design and digital art skills. But any org that creates opportunity for people through accessible software is of great interest, especially in highly disadvantaged communities.

Boosts welcome.


@freedcreative I hear a lot about projects like that but many aren't active for long or aren't local. Our Linux Users Group used to donate rebuilt computers with Linux once a year. Schoolforge used to share information on Free educational software and tools. (I have their database.) Both groups are defunct. Software Freedom Day annually promotes Free Software. was designed to give life to older computers.There are some FLOSS volunteer projects and citizen science projects.

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