Why donate

How your donation will support free/libre and private communication

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Our Commitments
By receiving your donation, Savoir-faire Linux Inc. and the Jami team commit to:
Your donations being exclusively dedicated to the development and improvement of Jami.
Jami forever remaining free and open-source software.
Jami never requesting data to use the app.
Jami always remaining free for everyone.
Publishing a comprehensive expense report regarding the donation campaign.
Donation FAQ
What is this donation campaign for?

This donation campaign is designed to support the development and maintenance of Jami, a free/libre, end-to-end encrypted, and private communication platform.

Jami is the result of 11 years of dedicated R&D aimed at empowering individuals and communities to connect, collaborate, and communicate without restrictions or costs.

You can try Jami at : https://jami.net/

Why should I donate to this cause?

By donating to this cause, you are helping to ensure the continued availability and improvement of Jami that respects your privacy, freedom of expression, and digital rights.

Your contribution directly supports expenses related to Jami’s employees, infrastructure, and ongoing maintenance and enhancements to the platform.

Is my donation tax-deductible?

At this time, donations are not tax-deductible. We recommend checking with your local tax authorities or a tax professional for specific guidance regarding tax deductions in your region.

How can I donate?

You can donate easily by visiting our donation page on our website: jami.net/whydonate

We offer multiple payment options, including credit cards, PayPal, and check* for your convenience.

How to make a donation by check

The check should be made out to "Savoir-faire Linux Inc." and sent to the following address:

Savoir-faire Linux Inc.
7275 Saint-Urbain, #200
H2R 2Y5, Montreal,
Quebec, Canada.

*Please note: due to legal restrictions, we only accept checks from the United States and Canada.

Why is my donation addressed to Savoir-faire Linux?

Savoir-faire Linux is a Quebec-based consulting services company with over 20 years of experience, specializing in the open-source software industry in Canada.

Jami is the result of 11 years of research and development by Savoir-faire Linux, with the aim of providing all its users with a free, self-reliant, open-source, secure communication platform built on a distributed architecture (Peer to Peer).

Is my personal information safe when making a donation?

Yes, your privacy and security are very important to us.

We use secure, industry-standard encryption methods to protect your personal and financial information. We send all data directly to Stripe's or PayPal, we do not store your personal data or your sensitive payment details.

How will my donation be used?

Your donation will be used to cover the costs associated with maintaining, improving, and promoting Jami. This includes material, development, security, and user support expenses, as well as supporting Jami's team.

We will be publishing a comprehensive expense report regarding the donation campaign.

How can I modify or cancel my recurring donation?

If you made your donation using a credit card, Google Pay or Apple Pay, you can contact us to modify or cancel your recurring donation at contact@jami.net.

If you used PayPal, you can follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your PayPal account
  2. Click on 'Settings'
  3. Click on 'Payments'
  4. Select 'Manage automatic payments'
  5. Find 'Savoir-faire Linux' in the list of merchants
  6. Click on 'Cancel' or 'Modify' to make changes

Other payment methods
The Jami team is pleased to accept checks made payable to "Savoir-faire Linux Inc." for your donation. Please note that we can only accept checks from American or Canadian banks, issued in USD or CAD.

You can send your check to:
Savoir-faire Linux Inc.
7275 Saint-Urbain, #200
H2R 2Y5, Montreal,
Quebec, Canada.