If you or your company benefits from Rust and its ecosystem consider
supporting it. There are many ways to support Rust:
Open source has a bit of a problem with sustainability and burning people
out. Paying people is one way that we can help compensate them for their time
and make open source more sustainable.
Below are people and projects contributing to the Rust ecosystem that are
accepting financial contributions. If you or your company is able, consider
supporting one or more of these fine folks in their work making Rust better.
See also Aaron Turon's list.
To add to, or update this list
please raise an issue.
Jacky is working on
a native desktop application written in Rust and Qt that provides a means
of interacting with the social Web from your personal desktop.
Alex primarily maintains the various uutils
projects but also contributes occasionally to other community projects like Redox (in particular relibc
) and (rarely) the Rust standard library.
Igor is a member of the Rust Dev tools team
working on the Rust Language Server (RLS
), and other dev tools.
QuietMisdreavus leads the the Rustdoc Team
, helping organize issue triage and reviewing new contributions to the documentation tool.
Embedded Rust extraordinaire Jorge has built and published all kinds of crates
to make embedded Rust not only possible but interoperable and safe.
Matthias publishes the
show featuring live coding sessions building in, and exploring Rust.
Florian is a RustFest organiser, member of the Rust Community team, and
Events team lead.
Jeremy is the creator and lead developer of
, a Unix-like
microkernel operating system written in Rust.
Leonora maintains iui
a cross-platform UI toolkit for Rust based on libui and is working
a Rust implementation of slow HTTP DoS techniques.
Dirkjan is a Rust contributor, blogger
and coder known for:
Pierre has built and maintains many popular crates such as:
Raph started the xi-editor
project and also maintains
and a number of other Rust crates. Recently he started working on
a library for low-level text layout. Raph posts about his projects on
Sean created Diesel
, an ORM and query
builder and co-leads the team that manages crates.io. They're the person
who gets woken up at 3 AM if the service goes down.
The Amethyst project
is creating a
fast, reliable, open-source game engine. It uses an Entity Component
System (ECS) architecture and gfx-rs
to render graphics with OpenGL, and soon Vulkan and Metal.
is a federated blogging application built on ActivityPub.
is the engine behind a new Facebook-like social platform built on ActivityPub.
Measly Twerp has built and published these crates:
Aaron is a Rust contributor, creator of
a fast lines of code counter and
, a client for
the Mastodon API.
Kornel is the creator of Lib.rs
, a fast,
lightweight site to find quality Rust libraries and applications.
They're also a contributor to Rust and
Aaron works on the Rust compiler fixing bugs and panics amongst other things. They
also contribute to Cargo.
Simon N Heath
Simon works on ggez
a lightweight game framework and
, a low-level,
cross-platform graphics library.
Sébastien is building maths and physics crates including:
Cyryl runs a free program
that teaches people Rust and a free fuzzing service for Rust projects. Cyryl's open source contributions include cargo, the Rust compiler itself and some libraries around that as well.
Bernhard's two major projects are:
R-iendo is an open source company specializing in Rust. They are the creators
a fast HTML templating engine with Handlebars-like syntax.
Denis created Yew
, a front-end framework designed for WebAssembly
. It was inspired by Elm, Redux and React.
Dessalines is building Lemmy
- A link aggregator built on ActivityPub. Lemmy is similar to sites like Reddit, lobste.rs, Raddle, or Hacker News.
Peter primarily works on winapi
, but also other Windows related libraries
as well as Rust itself. They also contribute to the the Rust community,
assisting people wherever possible, especially with Windows specific
antoyo works on many open source projects. The most popular are:
They also contribute to gtk-rs and are the maintainer of
Nikolai is building Hexe
cross-platform chess engine.
Jake "ferris" Taylor
Bruce is creating a workbench environment centered around structured
information. Along the way, they've also produced many new libraries in
the Rust programming language to support these goals.
Anselm is building Citybound
a city-building game. Citybound is being developed completely open
source, with regular prototype releases for you to try out!
Yutaka is building Firestarter
a process and shared socket manager. Firestarter shares sockets using the
socket passing protocol.
Guillaume is a Rust team member working on improving Rust's errors,
documentation, and rustdoc. Their projects include:
Yurii is passionate about decentralized collaboration (aka "edge
computing", "desert computing", "true serverless"), and creating
open/free solutions for developers. They recently released SIT
(Serverless Information Tracker).
Kevin is the creator and maintainer of the extremely popular
and the cargo-outdated
Paul is the creator of the Tantivy
full-text search engine library inspired by Apache Lucene. As well as the
containing SIMD algorithms for integer compression via bitpacking.
Maik is creating the Rust to SPIR-V (Vulkan shading language) compiler