Timeline and FAQ for Outreachy Communities

Call for Outreachy Community Participation

Community CFP status

👋🏿 New communities are welcome to fill out a participation application. Community application deadline: at 4pm UTC.

👋🏽 Mentors are welcome to submit internship projects to participating communities. Project submission deadline: at 4pm UTC.

🚨 Outreachy applicants - This page is not the page you're looking for! Please go to the list of communities for applicants.

What is Outreachy?

Outreachy's goal is to support diversity in open source. Outreachy provides paid, remote internships.

Outreachy invites free and open source software communities to participate.

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Timeline for Participating FOSS Communities

Outreachy internships run twice a year. You can view communities and projects from all past Outreachy rounds.

Important Round Dates Mid-year Internships End of year Internships
Call for communities and mentored projects opens January August
Deadline for new participating communities February September
Deadline for submitting new mentored projects March October
Initial applications open late January late August
Initial applications due March October
Contribution period opens February September
Final application and contributions due April November
Interns announced April November
Internships start May December
Internships end August March

Past Communities

These communities have participated in past rounds, or submitted an application to participate. Coordinators can sign the community up to participate again.

Mentors can receive an email when a community signs up to participate. To get an email notification, visit the community pages linked below.


First, see if your question is answered in the community participation guide.

Then let us know what questions you have! You can contact Outreachy organizers with your questions.