Local Chapters/Application documents

From OpenStreetMap Foundation

This list is intended to both help the prospective local chapter and the OSMF document the local chapter application better. We don’t expect you to have all the documents listed here or to be able to provide all information. If not available or applicable, simply indicate that and if a document is available please indicate where or enclose the document.

  • Form to fill out (below)
  • Bylaws
  • Incorporation/Association
  • Membership structure / Voting Rights
  • Not For Profit Registration (either formal or by stature)
  • Other documentation that can support the application e.g. Board minutes, Annual General Meeting of members, logo (if any), etc

Contact information

Organisation applying:

For geographic region or topic:

Registered place of business:

Contact Name:

Contact e-mail:

Contact Phone:


Subgroup within the organisation (only relevant if you are a special interest group within a larger organisation):

Corporation information

Copy of trade registry entry or similar (please enclose):

Translation of above (please enclose):

Copy of articles association or similar (please enclose):

Translation of above (please enclose):

Logo (please enclose):

Rough equivalent of incorporation form in UK law (if you can supply a link to an English language text explaining it, please do so):

Director information

Owners, if any:

Current Board members/Trustees/Officers:

Member count per __/__/____:

Financial information

Financial reports (if you have financial reports from the any or all of the last three years available, please provide copies, if not in English please supply just the important numbers in English):

Tax returns (if you have filed tax returns over the last three years, please supply copies, translation not necessary):

Liability insurance (please indicate if you have such or not and if yes which sum is covered):

Intellectual property

Relevant intellectual property (OpenStreetMap, OSM, StateOfTheMap) registered by the applicant:

Domain names

Trademarks (please include classes):

Other exclusive rights (company names, protected designs, patents of any kind etc)


Membership in or affiliations with other organisations (for example with the Wikimedia Foundation):