Awards for OpenStreetMap

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OpenStreetMap has received several awards for the achievements of the mapping community.


FSF president Richard M. Stallman presented the 'Award for Projects of Social Benefit' to Kate Chapman, chairperson of the OpenStreetMap Foundation and co-founder of the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT), during the LibrePlanet 2019 conference at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

2018 Award for Projects of Social Benefit from the Free Software Foundation

  • LibrePlanet 2019 (FSF conference for free software enthusiasts and anyone who cares about the intersection of technology and social justice).
  • When: 2019-03-23
  • Where: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, US
  • FSF announcement and OSM announcement
  • Awarded to: OpenStreetMap.


DINAcon 2017 Award

DINAcon 2017 award


FSF Europe Document Freedom Day Award

OpenStreetMap received the Document Freedom Day Award in 2014.

Good Design Award for OSMF Japan

OSMF Japan was awarded the Goorelease article:d Design Award in 2014. ( release article)

Awards for OpenStreetMap/Good Design Award


Opengeodata Italia

OpenStreetMap was awarded the 2013 price by Opengeodata Italia in Rome, 28 February 2013.


Geospatial Content award

OpenStreetMap was awarded the Geospatial Content Company of the Year 2012 award by Geospatial World.


Most Innovative Open Source Project

OpenStreetMap won 2 out of 6 Linux awards for outstanding contributions to Open Source in the categories Most Innovative Open Source Project and Outstanding Contribution to Linux and Open Source, awarded by Linux New Media AG at CeBIT 2009.

Outstanding Contribution to Linux and Open Source

awarded by Linux New Media AG at CeBIT 2009 (see above).

See also