• Our New Book! -- June 08, 2019. Our new book Client-Centered Software Development: The CO-FOSS Approach has just been published by CRC Press.  It is available in hardback and various ebook formats.  For more information, visit Teaching Resources.
  • New Website for The Aronson Award -- March 08, 2019. NPFI developed and launched a new Web site for The Judie Aronson Initiative.  This initiative offers college scholarships for high school seniors who exhibit unusual commitment to social justice in ...
  • NPFI at POSSE Roundup: SIGCSE 2019 -- February 27, 2019. Allen Tucker gave a presentation on NPFI, its goals, and its projects at the POSSE Roundup at SIGCSE 2019.  NPFI Advisory Board members Grant Braught and Steve Huss-Lederman also gave ...
  • New NPFI Grant for Whitman College -- July 01, 2018. Led by faculty member Janet Davis, students at Whitman College will redevelop the existing BMAC-Warehouse food distribution software for the Blue Mountain Action Council.  An NPFI grant has been awarded to ...
  • New NPFI Grant for Beloit College -- May 12, 2018. Led by faculty member Steve Huss-Lederman, students at Beloit College are developing the Open Energy Dashboard, an open source energy monitoring dashboard for use by organizations to monitor their energy ...
  • Homeroom Redeployed for RMH Bangor -- March 16, 2018. NPFI developed a new version of Homeroom for use at the Ronald McDonald House in Bangor, ME.  This version is based on the software originally developed in 2011 by a ...
  • H/FOSS Presentation at SIGCSE 2018 -- February 28, 2018. At the 2018 ACM SIGCSE Symposium, Grant Braught led a panel presentation about teaching H/FOSS courses at 5 different undergraduate institutions.  Bonnie MacKellar, Steve Huss-Lederman, and Allen Tucker also participated ...
  • Software Upgrade for Second Helpings -- January 31, 2018. This winter, NPFI upgraded the venerable Homeplate software, originally developed by Bowdoin students for Second Helpings in 2012.  This upgrade allowed the Second Helpings administrator to work more flexibly with ...
  • New FOSS Textbook -- December 01, 2017. A new textbook titled “Client-Centered Software Development: the CO-FOSS Approach” is being developed by Allen Tucker for CRC Press.  The book will provide detailed guidance for instructors, students, non-profits, and software ...
  • Another Donation from Pragmatics -- November 15, 2017. Pragmatics, Inc, a leading software development company in Reston, VA, has made its second $5000 donation to NPFI.  These two donations have enabled NPFI to award its first two grants, ...