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About Membership

Why become a member of DuraSpace?

Your membership dollars support DuraSpace's effort to advance the design, development and sustainability of the DSpace, Fedora and VIVO projects.  We are the non-profit, providing technical leadership, sustainability planning, fundraising, community development, marketing and communications, collaborations and strategic partnerships and administration.

It is only through the support and collaboration of our members that we can continue to advance the DSpace, Fedora and VIVO projects to meet the evolving needs of our community. With a combined installed user base of more than 2,000, your financial support and engagement is critical to keep our open source projects strong. As a DuraSpace member you become a partner in project governance** with a voice in ensuring that DuraSpace projects continue to serve the global communities that depend on them into the future. Your membership dollars can be directed specifically to any of projects or to our general fund.  Join us in this critical mission by becoming a DuraSpace member. 

Membership Benefits

SUPPORTER $500*

 
  • Monthly Member Newsletter
  • Projects Annual Review Webinar
  • DuraSpace Member Logo for marketing use
  • Name and Link on DuraSpace and Project websites

Bronze membership

COPPER $1,000                 

 

All the above benefits, plus:

  • Eligibility to and voting rights for DuraSpace Board of Directors
  • Member Webinars

Bronze membership

BRONZE $2,500

 
 
All the above benefits, plus:
  • 1 invitation to the Annual DuraSpace Summit 
  • Discounted fee for DuraSpace Events and Projects Training
  • Eligibility to a Project Steering Group**
  • Project Leadership Group: 1 seat available every 8 Bronze Members**
     

Silver membership

SILVER $5,000

 

All the above benefits, plus:

  • Institutional Logo on DuraSpace and Project websites
  • 5% discount on DuraCloud Service (only for the first year)
  • Project Leadership Group: 1 seat available every 5 Silver Members**

Gold membership

GOLD $10,000

 

All the above benefits, plus:

  • 1 extra invitation to the Annual DuraSpace Summit (tot. 2)
  • 7% discount on DuraCloud Service (only for the first year)
  • Project Leadership Group: 1 seat available every 2 Gold Members**
     

Platinum membership

PLATINUM $20,000 or more

  All the above benefits, plus:
  • 10% discount on DuraCloud Service (only for the first year)
  • Project Leadership Group: 1 seat available for each Platinum Member**
* No project governance role at the Supporter Level. 
**Each project has defined governance policies and benefits related to membership levels. To be eligible for a seat on on Project Leadership Group the full membership level dollar amount must be directed to that project. Membership discount available to institutions from developing countries. Please see links below for more detail on project goverance. 
 
 

Other Membership Benefits

To view project specific benefits, please visit the governance pages for DSpace, Fedora and VIVO.

 

How to become a DuraSpace member

It's simple to become a member! Choose the level that aligns with your desired strategic participation with the DuraSpace projects and complete the form on our Become a member page

 

Questions?

To speak with someone about membership, please email Valorie Hollister at vhollister@duraspace.org.