Join The CNCF

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation is shaping the evolution of technologies that are containerized, dynamically orchestrated and microservices-oriented. Together, Foundation members are driving innovation across the container stack. Join your industry peers in helping build and shape the cloud native ecosystem, its use cases and applications.

Of course, as an open source project, we welcome anyone to get involved in the development community, regardless of membership status.  Please visit the Projects page for details on technical calls, mailing lists, Github and more.  If you are interested in learning more about corporate membership, please see the details below and complete the inquiry form.

Corporate Membership

Your company can join the CNCF at the membership levels below. See this slide deck for more information.

Platinum Member $370,000 (USD)
Gold Member $120,000 (USD)
Silver or End User Member $50,000 (USD): 5,000 and above
$45,000 (USD): 3,000 – 4,999
$35,000 (USD): 1,000 – 2,999
$25,000 (USD): 500 – 999
$15,000 (USD): 100 – 499
$10,000 (USD): 50 – 99
$7,000 (USD): Less than 50 employees
Academic or Nonprofit $500 Nonprofit or $1,000 Academic

Note: CNCF membership also requires companies to be a corporate member of The Linux Foundation. Pricing above includes the cost of annual membership at the Silver level in The Linux Foundation. A discount of $5,000 to $20,000 is available for existing Linux Foundation members who join the CNCF.

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Formal application for membership is required, please click on the buttons below to view and sign the application.

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If your company or organization would like to receive more information about membership, please complete the form below: