• NPFI Launches New HFOSS Initiative -- January 10, 2020. In Fall 2019, NPFI began working with the Dickinson College Farm to develop new open source farm management software that would extend the functionality of the current FarmData software.  FarmData ...
  • Homebase Redeployed for RMH Boston Harbor -- January 07, 2020. NPFI has just completed adapting the Homebase volunteer scheduling software to fit the needs of the Ronald McDonald House at Boston Harbor.  This adaptation was facilitated by RMH staff members ...
  • Beloit College’s OED Project Completion -- July 17, 2019. The NPFI-supported project conducted by Prof. Steve Huss-Lederman has now completed.  Beloit students helped develop the Open Energy Dashboard (OED), a pre-existing FOSS product used at six colleges and universities ...
  • Whitman College’s BMAC-Warehouse Project Completion -- June 18, 2019. The NPFI-supported project conducted by Prof. Janet Davis has now completed.  Five Whitman College students redeveloped BMAC-Warehouse, a CO-FOSS product developed in 2015 by a different group of Whitman students. In this ...
  • 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 ...