Receiving sponsorships as a sponsored developer

You can become a sponsored developer to receive payments for your work, update your sponsorship details, and view and contact your sponsors.

About GitHub Sponsors for sponsored developers

If you provide value to an open source project, you can become a sponsored developer to receive payments for your work.

Becoming a sponsored developer

You can become a sponsored developer by joining GitHub Sponsors, completing your sponsored developer profile, creating sponsorship tiers, submitting your bank and tax information, and enabling two-factor authentication on your GitHub account.

Editing your sponsored developer profile

You can update the information that potential sponsors see about your work.

Changing your sponsorship tiers

You can add a new sponsorship tier or edit or retire an existing tier.

Viewing your sponsors and sponsorships

You can see everyone who sponsors you, their sponsorship tier, and how long they've sponsored you.

Managing your payouts from GitHub Sponsors

You can view information about past and future payouts from GitHub Sponsors and edit your bank information.

Contacting your sponsors

You can send an email to your sponsors who have opted in to receive updates about your work.

Tax information for sponsored developers

Sponsored developers must submit tax information to GitHub and are responsible for evaluating and paying their own taxes.

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