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Editing your profile details for GitHub Sponsors

You can update the information that potential sponsors see about your work.

About sponsor profiles

Your GitHub Sponsors profile tells potential sponsors why they should support you. People see your sponsor profile when they click the Sponsor button on your profile. We recommend including the following information.

  • Open source work that you contribute to
  • Why you are committed to open source development

Editing your profile details

  1. In the upper-right corner of any page, click your profile photo, then click Your sponsors.

Screenshot of the profile options dropdown menu. One option, labeled "Your sponsors," is outlined in dark orange.

  1. If a list of your sponsored and eligible accounts is shown, to the right of the account you want to manage, click Dashboard.
  2. In the "Profile" section in the left sidebar, click Profile details.
  3. Under "Short bio", type a brief description of yourself and your work.
  4. In the "Introduction" section, type a description of the work you'll do with your sponsorships.
  5. Optionally, choose the repositories that are showcased on your GitHub Sponsors profile.
    • In the "Featured work" section, to the right of the section title, click Edit.
    • In the modal that appears, select up to six repositories, then click Save.
  6. Optionally, select Optional: Opt-in to get featured on
  7. Click Update profile.