Projects

Projects page indicates how active a project is in the open source community. This information can help you decide what particular open source project to participate in or fund. You can also learn about the financial aspects of a project, view how funds are distributed and what the funding goals are. CommunityBridge Funding maintains and displays a transparent ledger of incoming funds (backer and sponsor transactions) and outgoing funds (developer invoices, expenses paid, and so on) for each project. The Financial tab of a project page lists all these transactions with details so that the entire community can view receipts of expenses.

To view project details:

  1. From Projects tab, Click a project of interest. The landing page shows overview of the project.

  2. Browse Dashboard for information. Click the Financial tab to see transaction details. Note: The Home screen shows the overview of the project.

Overview

The overview shows some or all of the following items depending on the data that is available:

Name

Description

forks

The number of repository copies. Forking a repository lets developers propose changes to another project or use another project as a starting point for an idea.

stars

The number of developers who saved the project repository to their list of Starred Repos. Stars indicate popularity in that developers like or want to follow a repository.

issues

The number of bugs, enhancements, or other requests in a repository. The number of issues can indicate the activity in a project.

Donate

Click Donate to donate to the project.

Current Balance

The total amount of funds available in the account.

Sponsor Organizations

The logos of companies that sponsor the project.

View Repository

Opens the project repository in GitHub.

View Site

Opens the associated website.

CII badge field

  • Shows that the project is a participant in the Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII) Badge Program.

  • The color of the badge represents the CII status.

  • The status is a "tiered %" field—the field shows 300% for gold, 200% for silver, and 100% for passing, and adds progress after the highest-earned badge.

  • A CII badge indicates that the project has self-certified that they follow best practices for secure open source development.

  • Click the badge field to go the project's CII Best Practices page and view the CII details.

Code of Conduct

  • Shows the rules of behavior for the project.

  • The Code of Conduct (CoC) identifies the standard behavior expected of their community — and to protect those involved. A default Code of Conduct opens when a project does not provide a specific one.

Following is an example of a project overview section:

project overview

Dashboard

Dashboard shows various aspects of the project.

Name

Description

Current Balance

The total amount of funds available in the account.

Donations

The amount of money that has been donated to the project.

Expenses

The amount of money spent or costs incurred for the project, which indicate the cost of doing business.

Project Funding Distribution

Shows how project funds are distributed and their dollar amount

Goals Breakdown

Shows the annual financial goal and progress towards it by individual goal.

Stacks

Shows crowd-sourced usage metrics about the project. For details, see Stacks.

Vulnerability Report

Shows the vulnerability report card for the project. For details, see Vulnerability Report.

Mentorship Program

This section is displayed only when the project in enrolled to mentorship program. For details, see Mentorship Program.

Recent Transactions

Lists recorded financial transactions in chronological order. Click View all transactions to see a log of transactions.

Funding integrates with independent CommunityBridge services:

  • Mentorship Program (only when the project is enrolled to mentorship program)

  • Vulnerability Detection

  • Stacks

You can see additional information about the projects from the above mentioned the integrated services. For more information, see Integrated Services for a Project.

Financial

The Financial tab lists all transactions with details in chronological order. Click the icon next to Fees to see the see distribution of applicable fees.