Contact Information

The easiest way to contact the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) is via e-mail. Note that depending on your area of inquiry, there are a number of different e-mail addresses or lists to use.

Before sending mail to the address below, please ensure that your issue isn't addressed by the information on the Contact Apache FAQ. If it is, the only response you'll receive is a pointer to that page, and you will have wasted your time and ours. So please check that page first!

Technical contact addresses

Remember: all technical questions and questions about any of our projects or software products should be addressed to the appropriate project-specific mailing list. Technical questions addressed to one of the organizational e-mail addresses below may not be answered.

Non-technical contact addresses

Key non-technical contact addresses for the ASF include:

  • Queries from the press (and ONLY queries from the press, NOT support questions or anything else!) should go to our media relations address: See the Public Relations page for more details.

  • If you believe you've found a security vulnerability in any ASF product, please contact our security address: See the Security page for more details; all security related information will be kept confidential unless otherwise indicated. Note that any emails not relating to security vulnerabilities will be ignored without a reply.

  • For problems with the foundation top-level websites (such as,,, but excluding Web sites of individual Apache Projects), please email

  • If you are interested in donating funds to the Apache Software Foundation, please see our information on contributing to the ASF.

  • If you are interested in becoming a major sponsor of the Apache Software Foundation, please see our information on Sponsoring the ASF.

  • Issues related to trademarks or service marks of the ASF should go to our Brand Management team: You may read more details about our formal Trademark Policy.

  • Other legal issues should be addressed to one of the e-mail lists of our Legal Affairs Committee.

If you have a question that is not covered by one of the above pages or e-mail addresses, the main non-technical contact address for the Apache Software Foundation is:

Mailing address

Signed documents and faxes can be sent to our lock box at:

The Apache Software Foundation
Dept. 9660
Los Angeles, CA 90084-9660

or faxed to:

fax: +1.919.573.9199

Other mail can be sent to our physical office address at:

The Apache Software Foundation
1901 Munsey Drive
Forest Hill, MD 21050-2747

Important. If you are not the State of Delaware, a sponsor, or a supplier, it is extremely likely that you should use one of the above email aliases instead. Please read the first part of this section again, or email in case of doubt.