Membership Hub

Welcome to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation! We’re thrilled to have you as a member of our community dedicated to advancing cloud native technologies.

As a valued CNCF member, you gain access to a variety of marketing programs and benefits, facilitating collaboration and engagement within our community. Below, you’ll discover a wealth of resources carefully curated to help you navigate your CNCF membership journey. This page serves as your compass, guiding you through the opportunities and benefits available to you as a member. 

Whether your journey with CNCF begins now or started many years ago, we’re here to support you every step of the way.

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Have a question about your CNCF Membership? Please check out our Membership FAQ!

Get Involved

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We encourage you to learn about CNCF’s structure and guidelines through our Charter and Code of Conduct, as well as our CNCF Overview Deck, as we work to provide a welcoming environment for all.

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Attend any of CNCF’s community and member-only meetings each month. Members are invited to attend our private Marketing Committee meetings. Submit a Member Desk ticket to receive an invitation.

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Review our Contributor Guide. We welcome both code and non-code contributions, through participation in our working groups, mentorship programs, and project communities.

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The CNCF Landscape was created to help users navigate the cloud native ecosystem. Add your company to the landscape by opening a Pull Request.

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Subscribe to CNCF mailing lists, newsletters, and Slack workspace to stay connected with the CNCF community.

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Follow CNCF on Twitter/X, LinkedIn, GitHub, and YouTube to keep updated on our latest announcements and opportunities.

Technical Collaboration

  1. Technical Oversight Committee (TOC) – You’re invited to attend public meetings and subscribe to the TOC mailing list to keep up to date on the latest TOC happenings.
  2. Technical Advisory Groups (TAGs) – CNCF TAGs scale contributions by the CNCF technical and user community, while retaining integrity and increasing quality in support of the CNCF’s mission. Find upcoming TAG meetings on the CNCF Community Calendar.
  3. CNCF Projects – CNCF provides support, oversight and direction for fast-growing, cloud native projects. If your organization is interested in donating a project to CNCF, you can find more information on GitHub.
  4. Ambassador Program – If you have a track record of significant and impactful contributions to the cloud native community, we invite you to check out the program responsibilities and requirements and apply for our next round of ambassadors.
  5. Mentorship – Participate in CNCF’s Mentorship Programs to actively shape the future of cloud native technology. Whether you’re excited to share your expertise or eager to glean insights from others, there’s an exciting opportunity awaiting you!
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Marketing Programs

  1. Marketing Committee The CNCF Marketing Committee is a member-only group that meets on the 1st Wednesday of each month at 8 AM PT. Submit a Member Desk ticket to receive an invitation to the meeting or to subscribe to the mailing list.
  2. Online Programs Online programs include on-demand, livestream, live webinars, and YouTube submissions. As a CNCF member, your organization has exclusive access to share content.
  3. Blog Submit vendor-neutral open source content to the CNCF blog.
  4. KubeWeekly – Contribute to KubeWeekly, the weekly newsletter for all things Kubernetes and beyond, by submitting your content to
  5. CNCF Events KubeCon + CloudNativeCon plus KubeDay, KCDs, and more.
  6. Branding Download a CNCF Membership badge and display it on your website.

Additional Opportunities

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Training and Certification

Built in partnership with the Linux Foundation, the CNCF training and certification program is the vendor-neutral leading source for demonstrating your competence in cloud native computing.

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Kubernetes Certification Programs

Certify your product or company through the Certified Kubernetes Conformance, Kubernetes Certified Service Provider (KCSP), or Kubernetes Training Partner (KTP) programs.

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Community Groups

Join #TeamCloudNative across the globe at upcoming community meetups and Kubernetes Community Days (KCDs) through Cloud Native Community Groups.

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Job Board

 CNCF members receive free featured posts on the CNCF Job Board. Submit a Member Desk ticket or attend the next Marketing Committee meeting to find out more!

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Online Store

Purchase your favorite project swag at our online store!


Academic / Nonprofit

Limited to academic and nonprofit institutions.


Everything included in nonprofit / academic, plus:

  • Run for Governing Board
  • 2 online programs a quarter to build thought leadership (on-demand, YouTube, live streams)
  • Submit vendor neutral content to CNCF blog, blog, & KubeWeekly
  • Receive access to industry analyst reports including Top Analysts by keyword, quotes, and research highlights
  • Submit announcements to KubeCon + CloudNativeCon news packages
  • Support End User Driven open source with end user case studies and referral benefits
  • Host a local Kubernetes Community Day
  • Access to the TODO Group to meet other open source organizations
  • Ten coupon codes good for any eLearning, certification exam, or eLearning/exam bundle. Additional terms apply. (Part of LF membership)


Everything included in Silver, plus:

  • KubeCon keynote mention upon joining
  • Personalized press release upon joining
  • Quarterly executive engagement with CNCF leadership team
  • A total of 4 online programs a quarter (on-demand, YouTube, live streams) to build thought leadership
  • Increased access to Linux Foundation’s invitation-only Linux Foundation Member Summit
  • 50-seat annual Linux Foundation Training subscription OR 10 Linux Foundation Training coupons. Additional terms apply. (Cannot be combined with any other membership training benefits.)


Everything included in Gold, plus:

  • Board seat on CNCF Governing Board
  • Exec invite to join a KubeCon keynote upon joining
  • Personalized executive engagement from CNCF and LF leadership teams:
    - Open source strategy e.g. donating a project, running an open source program office
  • Exclusive live webinars with CNCF online programs

Additional Resources


Should you have any questions throughout your CNCF membership, we encourage you to contact us at: