Open Collective
Open Collective

Panda3D

We are on a mission to empower all content creators, scientists, innovators, and enthusiasts to create amazing projects with the help of a stable, powerful and flexible 3D rendering framework.

Estimated Annual Budget
$5,181
Today's Balance
$11,527.02
Additional development time
$12,000
per year

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Become a financial contributor.

Financial Contributions

Recurring contribution
Supporter

Buy us a cup of coffee we can drink while hacking on Panda! We'll give you a personal thank-you for supporting our efforts.

Starts at$2 USD / month

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Backer

For $5, you can proudly boast that you support our project with a special flair or badge on Discord, Reddit and Discourse.

Starts at$5 USD / month

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+ 9
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Enthusiast

For $10, we will also include your name on a page on the website and in a file in the GitHub repository, while your donation lasts.

Starts at$10 USD / month

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+ 1
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Benefactor

For $25, you will get all of the above and we will try to give your GitHub issues extra priority (no promises!).

Starts at$25 USD / month

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+ 3
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Bronze Sponsor

For $100, we will include a company logo or a link to a personal website on the Panda3D web site and in the GitHub repository as "sponsored by". Yo... Read more

Starts at$100 USD / month

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+ 1
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Silver Sponsor

For $250, we'll also give you and your team access to a special support channel to get direct responses from our team when issues pop up, subject t... Read more

Starts at$250 USD / month

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Gold Sponsor

For $500, we'll also prominently display your company logo or website link on the website, the GitHub README, and in every release announcement post.

Starts at$500 USD / month

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Custom contribution
Donation
Make a custom one-time or recurring contribution.

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+ 50
Crypto contribution
Crypto Contribution
Make a crypto contribution.

Top financial contributors

Individuals

1
tc

$13,500 USD since Feb 2019

2
Daniel Stokes

$4,600 USD since Feb 2019

3
David Rose

$4,500 USD since Mar 2019

4
Mitchell Stokes

$3,100 USD since Feb 2019

5
Sam Edwards

$2,300 USD since Feb 2019

6
Max Voss

$1,075 USD since May 2019

7
Hawkheart

$600 USD since Dec 2020

8
Melan

$450 USD since Jan 2021

9
Eric Thomson

$410 USD since Jul 2019

10
Nick Cleveland

$402 USD since Feb 2021

11
Will Nielsen

$375 USD since Nov 2019

12
Brian Lach

$350 USD since Jul 2019

13
Veronica

$350 USD since Oct 2021

14
Robert Clarke

$300 USD since Feb 2021

15
Maxwell Dreytser

$265 USD since Apr 2021

Organizations

1
Carnetsoft

$1,900 USD since Mar 2019

2
Provided.io

$90 USD since Jun 2021

3
Triplebyte

$50 USD since Jul 2019

4
Real Targeted Traffic

$28 USD since Oct 2021

5
SureBet

$20 USD since Oct 2022

Panda3D is all of us

Our contributors 57

Thank you for supporting Panda3D.

Mitchell Stokes

Admin

$3,100 USD

Sam Edwards

Admin

$2,300 USD

rdb

Admin

tc

Gold Sponsor

$13,500 USD

Daniel Stokes

Bronze Sponsor

$4,600 USD

David Rose

Bronze Sponsor

$4,500 USD

Carnetsoft

Bronze Sponsor

$1,900 USD

Max Voss

Benefactor

$1,075 USD

Hawkheart

Benefactor

$600 USD

Melan

$450 USD

Eric Thomson

Enthusiast

$410 USD

Great code great developers. Keep it up!

Nick Cleveland

Supporter

$402 USD

Budget


Transparent and open finances.

Monthly financial contribution to Panda3D

Credit from Real Targeted Traffic to Panda3D

+$2.00USD
Completed
Contribution #486073
Monthly financial contribution to Panda3D (Benefactor)

Credit from Veronica to Panda3D

+$25.00USD
Completed
Contribution #484658
Monthly financial contribution to Panda3D (Enthusiast)

Credit from Maxwell Dreytser to Panda3D

+$10.00USD
Completed
Contribution #378570
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Today’s balance

$11,527.02 USD

Total raised

$31,452.10 USD

Total disbursed

$19,925.08 USD

Estimated annual budget

$5,181.05 USD

About


Panda3D is a robust open-source, cross-platform engine for real-time games and simulations. It is comprised of an efficient core written in C++, while offering an excellent set of Python bindings that make it easy to develop compelling experiences without sacrificing on performance.

Panda3D is and will always be an open-source project, dependent on the contributions of volunteers. Over the years, the core contributors have applied much of their spare time to the critical task of maintaining the engine and keeping the project going. However, time is a scarce resource. By contributing financially, you enable us to devote more time to these critical tasks, thereby accelerating the development process. This is why our first funding goal is devoted to using your donations to recruit and mentor new developers, manage the main development priorities, and develop critical features that push Panda3D forward.

Once this goal has been reached, we can use further funding to outsource specific work items to third parties, especially where it falls outside the expertise of our contributors. We can also set bounties for features that are important but don’t attract enough interest from community contributors. This allows us to get the things done that are important for the growth of the engine, but would not otherwise happen, while allowing the core contributors to stay focused on the goals that matter most.

Finally, we can use the funding to obtain access to hardware and commercial licenses that we need to bring support for Panda3D to specific devices, further expanding the reach of Panda3D.

Feel free to contact us if you have any concerns or questions, and we'll be more than happy to answer them.

Our team