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What does an open license look like?


Vancouver Foundation is the author of the text on this page. We have added an open license that describes how this text content may be used by others (for example, other foundations or funders who want to create an open licensing policy).

The Creative Commons open license for this page looks like this:


All text from 'What does an open license look like?'  webpage by Vancouver Foundation is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

This license, also called CC BY 4.0, requires anyone who uses all of this text, or part of this text, to give credit – called Attribution – to Vancouver Foundation as the author of the original text. The text can be copied in full, edited, excerpted, or even made into t-shirt designs, as long as Vancouver Foundation is given credit as the original author.  

Vancouver Foundation has chosen to use Creative Commons open licenses. The content on many of our webpages is openly licensed with a CC BY 4.0 license.