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Snowdrift is a web-based platform for hosting sustainable crowdfunding for projects. The contribution process involves patrons pledging to match other patrons to create a network of support for projects.

The software is being developed to serve the needs of the eponymous website ( (which funds only free/libre projects (including free software)). Currently, the platform is not intentionally designed for running other websites, although anyone is free to do so. Long-term plans include separating the accessory functions so they may be used independently. Besides the fund-raising functions, the platform includes accessory tools such as wiki pages, discussion, and ticketing.


Crowdfunding mechanism

Software platform

"IRC irc:// " IRC general channel


LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
AGPLv3orlaterDavid Seaward27 May 2014

Leaders and contributors

Aaron Wolf project manager
David Thomas lead developer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer Bug Tracking
Developer VCS Repository Webview

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to build Yesod

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 28 November 2014.


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