NLnet Labs is a non-profit foundation with a long history in research and development, Internet architecture and governance, as well as stability and security in the area of DNS and inter-domain routing. This is only possible with the support of our community.

Our thanks go out to these organisations for letting us focus on what we do best: write awesome open-source software and do groundbreaking research.

Long-Term Sponsors

We would like to pay special tribute to these organisations for their long-term and significant financial contribution.

SIDN and NLnet Labs have established a long running partnership on technical cooperation. The first five-year agreement was established in 2012 and has been extended twice to run until 2026.

To help make BGP routing more secure, the Comcast Innovation Fund sponsors the continued development of Routinator.

Infoblox sponsors the continued development of our open source DNS software.

Feature Sponsors

These organisations have sponsored the development of open-source functionality in our products, making them available for entire community. Learn more about sponsored features.

Sunet, the Swedish University Computer Network, sponsors several major features in our DNS products, in particular Response Policy Zones in Unbound as well as PROXY protocol support in Unbound and NSD.

LACNIC, the Latin American and Caribbean Internet Addresses Registry sponsors the development of high availability functionality in Krill, our RPKI Certification Authority and Publication Server software.


These organisations graciously support us with a financial contribution.

QIX   bairesdev   hetzner   Montreal (MTL) Network Operator Group

Services Sponsors

As part of their open-source or non-profit support programs, these organisations make their products or services available to us for free.

fastly     slack     1password     yubico
digitalocean     docker     github