OpenCommons is structured as a 501c6 Business League, an association of persons having some common business interest, the purpose of which is to promote such common interest and not to engage in a regular business of a kind ordinarily carried on for profit.

OpenCommons provides a platform for civically minded people and organizations including governments, commercial partners, university researchers and NGOs around the world are are working together to on technologies that use data to engage citizens, deliver services, and share resources.

Members fees can be for individual, leader, corporate or sponsor can be individual or corporate reflection number of members and level of engagement desired.