Godot Engine is a not-for-profit, community-driven free and open source project. It is legally represented by Software Freedom Conservancy, a USA-based charity that helps promote, improve, develop, and defend FLOSS projects.

User and company donations

The project lives of the free time of its contributors, but also of the donations from the community. All our donations are processed by Conservancy.

We use donations for:

You can donate monthly via Patreon, or directly via PayPal.


Patreon is a platform for creators to crowdfund their work via monthly donations. Godot Engine launched a Patreon page with the aim to collect enough money each month to hire some of its developers part-time or full-time, starting with its lead developer Juan Linietsky

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The Patreon donations are processed by Conservancy, which then uses them to hire developers based on contracts made transparent to all supporters.

PayPal direct donation

Donations can be made to our PayPal account managed by Conservancy:

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