(background: [Misc #11783] "Do you have any idea if you have a budgets?")

If you want to donate Ruby development, you have several options.

How to donate

Ruby Central

Ruby Central, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. This status enables us to accept tax-deductible donations in support of our projects and goals. If this is something that interests you or your organization, please contact us.

Ruby Association (for Japanese, written in Japanese)


Provide your products

Feel free to contact one of MRI developers or Yukihiro Matz Matsumoto

Provide something directly

Feel free to contact one of MRI developers or Yukihiro Matz Matsumoto

Usage / ideas

Development machines for CI, build and so on

  • CI servers. tests are running on virtual and physical machines.

    • VPS servers
    • Physical servers
  • Build, test and benchmark machines

    • Each developers use own machines (laptops and so on). Machines will help us.
    • Ideas
    • Present a great machine to Nobu (top of contributor. He is also known as RubyHero) has only a weak laptop.
    • Build machine which can be shared by developers. It will help reproduce and so on
    • Distribute make machines
    • Benchmark machines
  • Travel fee to organize Ruby development hackathon

    • Hackathon helps to boost development, but travel fee is problem because most of people contribute as their hobby.
  • Education

    • To continue MRI development, we need to educate young people
    • Held MRI developement class will help both young people and Ruby community.