Membership Benefits


The OpenID Foundation (OIDF) was formed in June 2007 to serve as a public trust organization representing a global community of independent developers, industry leaders and users. The OpenID Foundation is the steward of the OpenID intellectual property and brand marks and a leader in global adoption of open internet identity standards.

Work with industry thought-leaders and make the Internet a better place.

join


Already a foundation member?
Member Sign-in

Membership is open to all interested in the development, adoption and protection of open internet identity standards. If you or your organization would like to help OpenID make the Internet a better place, become involved and join the Foundation. In order to complete the registration process, you will be required to ‘click through’ the membership agreement. You may review the membership agreement here.

Benefits of Membership

  • COLLABORATE with competitors and partners to develop pragmatic multi sector industry standards in an open-IP structure
  • GAIN EARLY INSIGHT into market requirements to enhance existing services and launch new products
  • BUILD EXPERTISE in work groups with other developers, architects, and technical experts
  • SHARE COSTS in work group research and interoperability testing of complex technical problems in internet identity
  • EARLY INFLUENCE on the adoption of key internet identity standards and their certification, testing and registration

 

Membership Tiers

OpenID Foundation has a tiered membership structure. Tier and membership dues are as follows:

TIER DUES
Individual level $25
Non-Profit Organization & Government Level $100
Organization with 1-25 Employees Level $500
Organization with 26-100 Employees Level $3,500
Organization with More than 100 Employees Level $15,000
Sustaining Organization level $50,000

Considering an Upgrade?

Considering an upgrade to the sponsoring member level? It is easy to do. You can contact help@oidf.org and ask for the upgrade fee. It is the difference between the sponsoring member fee and your current fee for the balance of your membership period, as provided below.

Organization Level:
Remaining Months of current membership:
Upgrade Fee: US$