Upgrading a sponsorship

You can upgrade your sponsorship to a higher tier.

Note: Anyone with a GitHub account can become a sponsor. For sponsored developers, GitHub Sponsors is in limited beta and subject to change.

When you upgrade your sponsorship tier, the change will become effective immediately. You will immediately be charged a prorated amount for the time until your next regular billing date.

  1. In the upper-right corner of any page, click your profile photo, then click Settings.

    Settings icon in the user bar

  2. In your user settings sidebar, click Billing.

    Billing settings

  3. Under "Your subscriptions", to the right of "GitHub Sponsors" and a specific sponsored developer, click Edit, then click Change tier.

    Change tier button

  4. On the right side of the page, next to your selected tier, click Edit.

    Edit tier button

  5. On the right side of the page, under "Select a tier", review the sponsorship tiers available. Then, to the right of the tier you want, click Select.

    Select a tier box

  6. Click Update sponsorship.

    Update sponsorship button

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