Announcing the jQuery Foundation
A non-profit trade association by the name jQuery Foundation, inc. has been founded to handle the development, documentation, and support of the jQuery Core, UI, and Mobile projects. This role was previously held by the jQuery Board in conjunction with the Software Freedom Conservancy.
The head of the jQuery Core development team, Dave Methvin, will serve as jQuery Foundation’s president. John Resig, the creator of jQuery writes,
The Software Freedom Conservancy will continue to sponsor 27 open source projects including Boost, Git, PyPy, Samba, and Wine.
John Krewson, Steve Ropa and Matt Badgley Nov 24, 2014