1. Introduction

See the bylaws, in english

2. The organization should share Debian's general visions

The organization's bylaws, activities and political stance should not conflict with the Debian Social Contract.

From the bylaws, article 2:

Note that these bylaws were written under the earlier running state of actually being a TO. These highlight that the intent behind the association foundation was to explicitly be a representative of the Debian project and support it and its activities.

3. The organization should remain loyal to Debian

The organization should be considered fully trustworthy, or provide
guarantees that Debian's assets will be managed according to the Debian
Project's decisions.

From the bylaws, article 5, about membership:

4. The organization should provide accountability on assets held in trust

The yearly financial statements are made public after each AGM. Debian Auditors can ask for detailed account statements on request and we're discussing ways of better integration with them.

5. The organization should be reliable, sustainable, and reactive

As for reliability and sustainability, has been running since at least 2008 without interruption, with at least annual general meetings (AGMs) and other in-person meetings. has also launched and organized in Vaumarcus, which was conducted successfully.

As for reactiveness, the post-DebConf ambiance has hurt the reactiveness of; the time it took to actually fill this TO criteria isn't great either, but this will most certainly get fixed over time.

6. The organization should provide a reasonable financial framework is subject to tax on earnings if our yearly earnings exceed 5000CHF. can spend it's money according to the associations goal, which is "support the Debian project". This includes transfers to other TOs.

7. Additional opportunities