KiCad would not be where it is today without the previous sponsorship from many individuals and corporations.
We encourage corporate users of KiCad to support the community by joining our Corporate Sponsorship Program.
This is the university where Jean-Pierre Charras, the original author of KiCad, worked as a teacher before his retirement. They provided hosting for the releases of KiCad, giving us a large amount of bandwidth for the large downloads. Jean-Pierre has also been able to invest large amounts of time into developing KiCad.
System76 manufactures powerful Linux laptops, desktops, and servers for the creators, builders, and innovators of tomorrow. Because our computers are powered by open source software, customers instantly have access to a plethora of free software and tools. We're proud to support KiCad's open source project, via our financial support through the CERN and Society Foundation.