The FSFE is available for everyone as a contact point and orientational help on all issues regarding Free Software.
The FSFE is lobbying for Free Software by actively offering itself as a competence center and seeking the dialog with politicians and the press.
This is pursued on the local and European levels.
The FSFE works closely together with lawyers active in the Free Software area in Universities and practices in order to follow and influence the legal discourse.
Also it cooperates with lawyers throughout Europe to maximise the legal security of Free Software.
The FSFE supports, coordinates and develops projects in the Free Software area, especially the GNU Project.
It also provides computer resources to Free Software developers to enable them to continue their developments.
The FSFE helps companies to develop business models based on Free Software or fit existing models to it; it encourages companies in their evolution to Free Software.
To make it easier for companies based on Free Software to be commercially successful, the FSFE also seeks to broaden the market for Free Software.
The FSFE helps coordinating and networking other initiatives in the Free Software area.