General Fund Application

General Fund Details


General Fund Name

A unique name of your general fund for which you want to raise money.

Note: Funds of a different type can use the same name. For example, a Travel Fund and a Project fund can use the same name.

Topic / Category

Elevator pitch

Brief statement of why your project initiative is important to be supported.

Website URL

A link to website that you want to associate with the fund.

General Fund Branding


General Fund Logo

A Symbol or other design adopted by your organization identifies your General Fund. Click Browse to upload a JPG, PNG, or SVG file that should be 2 MB max.

General Fund Beneficiaries

General Fund beneficiaries are individuals who can benefit from the funds, or people who you want to sponsor for related activities. They receive invitation from Expensify (an expense management application) to submit reimbursements for their expenses.

Note: You will be automatically added as a beneficiary when you submit a new general fund application. To add more beneficiaries, click + Add beneficiary and complete the fields that appear.



Name of the person who you want to designate as a beneficiary of funds.


Email of the individual.

General Fund Funding Goal

In the Annual Funding Goal filed, provide an initial funding goal estimated for the general fund.

Terms and Conditions

Read and agree to the Terms and Conditions, and Submit the application.

After The Linux Foundation reviews your application, you will receive an email notification with a review decision.

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