Open Source development needs to be sustainable.
Without adequate funding in place, there are many maintainence tasks that are either too boring, or too difficult to done on a volunteer basis. If you have a business that relies on using Open Source projects, you should either sponsor them, or prepare yourself to not be suprised when the project withers and dies.
The sponsoring links are broken up into three sections:
|Person||Sponsor links||Work items|
|Marco Pivetta aka Ocramius||Github||Roave Security Advisories