SIG Contributor Strategy is responsible for contributor experience, sustainability, governance, and openness guidance to help CNCF community groups and projects with their own contributor strategies for a healthy project.
We are a CNCF Special Interest Group that advises the Technical Oversight Committee and CNCF projects on strategies related to building, scaling, and retaining contributor communities, including governance, communications, operations, and tools. We want to help grow flourishing, sustainable communities with smooth journeys throughout their CNCF project lifecycle.
Host a maintainers circle omprised of those interested in growing their projects and joining fellow maintainers in related cross project discussions.
Listen and Advise
Create informational and training resources including guides, tutorials and templates of best practices, trade-offs, strategies, building and participating in scalable contributor communities.
Evaluate and Foster
Assist the CNCF Technical Oversight Committee with assessments and due diligence of prospective new projects by developing community graduation criteria check points for rolling feedback and guidance.
Educate and Engage
Provide guidance to end users on how to engage with contributors and vice versa.
Looking to improve your project’s governance model? We’ve got you covered!
Need more contributors? Maybe a few good maintainers? We can help you sustainably grow your contributor base, and provide tips for doing so without burning out.
Connect with other maintainers, share best practices, commiserate and grow.
We meet every 2nd and 3rd Thursday at 10:30am PT (USA Pacific, see your timezone here):
Keep up-to-date on new templates, advisory guides, and what we are planning next.