Managing your sponsorship

You can manage who can see your sponsorship and whether you receive email updates from the sponsored account.

Note: Sponsoring on behalf of an organization is currently in beta and subject to change.

Managing the privacy setting for your sponsorship

  1. On GitHub, navigate to the sponsored account's profile.
  2. Navigate to your sponsorship dashboard for the account.
    • If you're sponsoring a user account, under the user's name, click Sponsoring. Sponsoring button
    • If you're sponsoring an organization, to the right of the organization's name, click Sponsoring. Sponsoring button
  3. Optionally, to manage a sponsorship on behalf of an organization, on the right side of the page, use the Sponsoring as drop-down menu, and click the organization. Drop-down menu to choose the account you're sponsoring as
  4. To the right of your current tier, click Manage. Manage your sponsorship button
  5. Choose who can see your sponsorship.
  6. Click Update sponsorship. Update sponsorship button

Managing email updates for your sponsorship

You can choose whether an account you sponsor can send you email updates about their work. The sponsored account will not have access to your email address.

You can designate which email address receives updates from the accounts your organization sponsors. For more information, see "Managing updates from accounts your organization sponsors."

  1. On GitHub, navigate to the sponsored account's profile.
  2. Navigate to your sponsorship dashboard for the account.
    • If you're sponsoring a user account, under the user's name, click Sponsoring. Sponsoring button
    • If you're sponsoring an organization, to the right of the organization's name, click Sponsoring. Sponsoring button
  3. Optionally, to manage a sponsorship on behalf of an organization, on the right side of the page, use the Sponsoring as drop-down menu, and click the organization. Drop-down menu to choose the account you're sponsoring as
  4. To the right of your current tier, click Manage. Manage your sponsorship button
  5. Decide whether you want to receive email updates from the sponsored account, then select or unselect "Receive email updates from ACCOUNT." Checkbox to receive updates from sponsored account
  6. Click Update sponsorship. Update sponsorship button

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