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Your ongoing support is essential to keep OSF and open science moving forward. With every donation, you're helping to open up another data set, supporting another preprint service, accelerating the pace of research, and ensuring science remains open. 

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Support COS with existing grant funds.

If you have grant funds and use tools like OSF to accomplish your work, consider directing some (3-5% of your project budget) of these funds to COS.  

Include COS in your upcoming grant proposal.

If you plan to use COS’s OSF, to support your research, as a long-term repository for your research, as an electronic lab notebook, or as the collaboration tool for your team’s research, consider adding funds (3-5% of your project budget) to support COS into your next research grant proposal.

Contact Tina Krall at for assistance.

COS is a public charity as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code; EIN #46-1496217. Your donation is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Help us keep science open and make a donation today. If you have questions or would like to support COS using assets or mechanisms outside those mentioned above, please contact Tina Krall, Director of Development, via email at or call (434) 207-2229.   
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