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Open Source Program

Open Source Program Overview

At GitLab, our mission is to change all creative work from read-only to read-write so that everyone can contribute. The Open Source Program exists to support communities that are also pursuing this goal by offering them our top tiers for free.

Qualifying Open Source projects can start benefiting from self-hosted Ultimate and cloud-hosted Gold by completing a simple application process.

What's included?

Who qualifies for the OSS program?

Deep Dive into the OSS program

If you're interested in learning more about how the OSS program operates, or if you are working on it directly and are looking for more information, please read on.

Where to find what we are working on

Goals for current quarter

GitLab creates Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) per quarter. Here are the current OKRs for the Open Source Program:

General workspaces

Workflows and resources


SFDC Opportunities by Stage for OSS campaign - SFDC report