"Organization name","Primary impact area","Geographic focus",Year,Status,Type,"Amount committed (US$)","Funding purpose","Investment Description" "African Technology and Transparency Initiative","Civic Empowerment",Africa,2010,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,2400000,"Program Grant","To support African Technology and Transparency Initiative, which seeks to support organisations in Africa that use technology and media platforms to empower citizens in their countries to hold their leaders accountable by providing access to credible public information, influence, and stewardship of resources." amandla.mobi,"Civic Empowerment",Africa,2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,250000,"General Funding Grant","To support amandla.mobi's growth." "Arab Techies","Civic Empowerment",Global,2011,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,70000,"Project Grant","To sponsor an event in July 2011 for the 'Arab Techies', a network of technologists in the Middle East that fosters collaboration in the development of Internet and mobile applications." Avalanche,"Civic Empowerment","North America",2019,"Current Investee",For-Profit,"For-profit figures not reported",,"To support Avalanche in building organising infrastructure for the digital era that helps causes, campaigns, and companies better understand their stakeholders and lead advocacy campaigns that resonate." "Aventura Capital Partners","Civic Empowerment","Latin America",2012,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,40000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To support a hackathon competition in Mexico that pits teams of programmers against each other to develop mobile applications for government agencies." "Avina Americas","Civic Empowerment","Latin America",2016,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,2900000,"Program Grant","To support ALTEC in spurring the development of the civic tech ecosystem in Latin America." "Avina Americas","Civic Empowerment","Latin America",2012,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,2300000,"Project Grant","To support ALTEC, a fund that invests in early-stage organisations focused on the use of technology to increase civic engagement and government effectiveness." "Black Stripe Foundation","Civic Empowerment",Africa,2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,331000,"Project Grant","To support The Big Debate, a townhall debate TV show produced by the Black Stripe Foundation that provides a unique platform for public engagement that helps to promote informed discussion and accountability." "Bridgespan Group","Civic Empowerment",Global,2012,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,229500,"One-Off Funding Grant","To support Bridgespan research on early stage for-profit investment opportunities in the Government Transparency area." "Campaign Bootcamp","Civic Empowerment","Western Europe",2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,1000000,"General Funding Grant","To support Campaign Bootcamp, which aims to provide people with the skills, confidence, and community necessary to run effective campaigns." "ccHub Growth Capital","Civic Empowerment",Africa,2015,"Current Investee",For-Profit,"For-profit figures not reported",,"To support CcHub's financial sustainability and seed innovation." "Center for Media Justice","Civic Empowerment","North America",2017,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,50000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To support the Center for Media Justice, in partnership with Wellstone and United We Dream, in conducting three day-long local events that deliver grassroots digital security workshops to activists and organisers and engage them in related advocacy or educational events." "Centre UA","Civic Empowerment","Eastern Europe",2011,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,335000,"General Funding Grant","To support New Citizen, a Ukrainian organisation which runs a number of websites that monitor public services and the campaign promises of politicians and seeks better access to information on public services." Change.org,"Civic Empowerment",Global,2014,"Current Investee",For-Profit,"For-profit figures not reported",,"To support Change.org, an online petition platform that empowers individuals to initiate and win campaigns for social change." Change.org,"Civic Empowerment",Global,2012,"Current Investee",For-Profit,"For-profit figures not reported",,"To support Change.org, an online petition platform that empowers individuals to initiate and win campaigns for social change." Change.org,"Civic Empowerment",Global,2014,"Current Investee",For-Profit,"For-profit figures not reported",,"To support Change.org, an online petition platform that empowers individuals to initiate and win campaigns for social change." Change.org,"Civic Empowerment",Global,2016,"Current Investee",For-Profit,"For-profit figures not reported",,"To support Change.org, an online petition platform that empowers individuals to initiate and win campaigns for social change." Change.org,"Civic Empowerment",Global,2014,"Current Investee",For-Profit,"For-profit figures not reported",,"To support Change.org, an online petition platform that empowers individuals to initiate and win campaigns for social change." "Change.org Argentina","Civic Empowerment","Latin America",2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,68200,"Project Grant","To support Change.org Argentina in developing an online platform to provide citizens with opportunities for civic engagement and interaction with candidates." "Cidade Democratica","Civic Empowerment","Latin America",2012,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,202500,"Program Grant","To support Cidade Democratica, a revenue-generating non-profit that provides an open innovation platform designed for Brazilian users and municipal governments." Citymart,"Civic Empowerment","North America",2016,"Current Investee",For-Profit,"For-profit figures not reported",,"To support Citymart, which transforms the way cities solve problems, connecting them with new ideas through open challenges to entrepreneurs and citizens." "Civic Hall","Civic Empowerment","North America",2016,"Current Investee",For-Profit,"For-profit figures not reported",,"To support the launch of Civic Hall, a one-of-a-kind innovation center for civic tech innovators. Located in New York City, it provides a space to share knowledge, build tools, and solve problems." "Civic Hall","Civic Empowerment","North America",2014,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,500000,"Program Grant","To support Personal Democracy Media in developing the Personal Democracy Center, which will be an accelerator / incubator in New York that supports civic start-ups and serves related purposes." "Civic Hall Labs","Civic Empowerment","North America",2016,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,2000000,"General Funding Grant","To support Civic Hall Labs, a research and design organisation that brings together sector experts, the public, funders, data scientists, researchers, designers, technologists, media makers, community groups, and entrepreneurs to explore how the use of design, data, and technology can create scalable, sustainable solutions for the public good." "Civic Hall Labs","Civic Empowerment","North America",2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,450000,"Program Grant","To support Civic Hall Labs, the non-profit R&D arm of Civic Hall" "Co-Creation Hub","Civic Empowerment",Africa,2011,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,200000,"General Funding Grant","To support Co-Creation Hub, which seeks to bring together stakeholders from different walks of life to work collaboratively on solutions to social challenges facing Nigerian society. It operates Nigeria's first multi-functional, multi-purpose space for social entrepreneurs, and provides related services." "Co-Creation Hub","Civic Empowerment",Africa,2013,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,300000,"General Funding Grant","To support the Co-Creation Hub, Nigeria's first pre-incubation ""hub"" designed as a multi-functional space for catalysing creative social tech ventures." "Code for America (CfA)","Civic Empowerment","North America",2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,4000000,"General Funding Grant","To support Code for America, an organisation working towards a government by the people, for the people, that works in the digital age." "Code for America (CfA)","Civic Empowerment","North America",2010,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,250000,"General Funding Grant","To support Code for America, an organisation working towards a government by the people, for the people, that works in the digital age." "Code for America (CfA)","Civic Empowerment","North America",2012,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,3000000,"General Funding Grant","To support Code for America, an organisation working towards a government by the people, for the people, that works in the digital age." "Code for America (CfA)","Civic Empowerment","North America",2013,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,1065000,"Project Grant","To support Code for America, an organisation working towards a government by the people, for the people, that works in the digital age." "Code for America (CfA)","Civic Empowerment","North America",2011,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,250000,"General Funding Grant","To support Civic Commons, which was incubated as a 2011 Code for America project and sponsored by the District of Columbia to help government agencies share code, best practices, and innovations in IT." "Code for America (CfA)","Civic Empowerment","North America",2015,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,6000000,"General Funding Grant","To support Code for America, an organisation working towards a government by the people, for the people, that works in the digital age." "Code for America (CfA)","Civic Empowerment",Global,2015,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,50000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To support a project by Code for America and ePanstwo to accelerate the global civic technology movement by breaking down silos, spreading best practices, and building stronger working relationships between civic technologists around the world." Colab.re,"Civic Empowerment","Latin America",2016,"Current Investee",For-Profit,"For-profit figures not reported",,"To support Colab.re, a Brazil-based civic tech platform that enhances governments' ability to engage and respond to their citizens." DATA,"Civic Empowerment","Latin America",2013,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,50000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To sponsor a regional conference on open data for Latin America held in Uruguay." "Democracy Works","Civic Empowerment","North America",2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,585000,"Project Grant","To support Democracy Works Lab, an innovation arm in service to the wider civic engagement sector." "Digital Security Exchange","Civic Empowerment","North America",2017,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,50000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To support the Digital Security Exchange (DSX), a matchmaking effort seeking to increase digital security capacity by bridging the gap between civil society organisations that are particularly vulnerable given the U.S. political climate, and the digital security providers who want help them." DoSomething.org,"Civic Empowerment","North America",2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,4000000,"General Funding Grant","To support DoSomething.org, the largest member organisation for young people and social change in the world." Elucd,"Civic Empowerment","North America",2017,"Current Investee",For-Profit,"For-profit figures not reported",,"To support Elucd, which enables cities to measure how residents feel and prioritise fixing what isn't working." "ePanstwo Foundation (ePF)","Civic Empowerment","Eastern Europe",2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,400000,"General Funding Grant","To support ePanstwo, a non-profit that aims to increase the transparency and accountability of government in Poland." "ePanstwo Foundation (ePF)","Civic Empowerment","Eastern Europe",2011,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,200000,"General Funding Grant","To support ePanstwo, a non-profit that aims to increase the transparency and accountability of government in Poland." "ePanstwo Foundation (ePF)","Civic Empowerment","Eastern Europe",2013,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,600000,"General Funding Grant","To support ePanstwo, a non-profit that aims to increase the transparency and accountability of government in Poland." "Equality Labs","Civic Empowerment","North America",2017,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,50000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To support Equality Labs, a South Asian American human rights arts organisation working at the intersection of storytelling, design, technology, and digital security to end caste apartheid, Islamophobia, and religious intolerance." FrontlineSMS,"Civic Empowerment",Africa,2010,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,350000,"General Funding Grant","To provide support for Frontline SMS, which is professional messaging platform." FrontlineSMS,"Civic Empowerment",Africa,2011,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,350000,"General Funding Grant","To support Frontline SMS in its business development activities." "Fundacion Ciudadanía Inteligente (FCI)","Civic Empowerment","Latin America",2016,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,495000,"General Funding Grant","This is a core grant renewal to support Fundacion Ciudadano Inteligente in amplifying its regional positioning, strengthening its operational team, and increasing citizens' engagement through the development of civic tech tools and platforms." "Fundacion Ciudadanía Inteligente (FCI)","Civic Empowerment","Latin America",2011,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,500000,"General Funding Grant","To support Fundacion Ciudadano Inteligente, a non-profit in Chile that seeks to promote government transparency and accountability, using web and mobile technology to encourage active citizen participation and engagement in the political process." "Fundacion Ciudadanía Inteligente (FCI)","Civic Empowerment","Latin America",2015,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,250000,"General Funding Grant","To support Fundacion Ciudadano Inteligente, a non-profit in Chile that seeks to promote government transparency and accountability, using web and mobile technology to encourage active citizen participation and engagement in the political process." "Fuse Corps","Civic Empowerment","North America",2016,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,3000000,"General Funding Grant","To support FUSE Corps, which helps urban communities by partnering with civic leaders to identify pressing strategic challenges and recruiting executive-level fellows to help design innovative solutions." "Fuse Corps","Civic Empowerment","North America",2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,3000000,"General Funding Grant","To help Fuse Corps continue to grow its executive-level Fellowship program, which places experienced leaders within local governments to work on year-long projects tackling strategic issues like economic and workforce development, healthcare, public safety, climate change, and education." "Global Integrity","Civic Empowerment","North America",2017,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,60000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To support a project by the Sunlight Foundation and Open Gov Hub called Global Lessons for US Democracy." Grassroot,"Civic Empowerment",Africa,2017,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,180000,"General Funding Grant","To support Grassroot, a non-profit organisation whose mobile tools enable ordinary people in communities across South Africa to organise groups, meetings, and events - using any mobile phone - which eliminate the transaction costs of collective action. This is a core grant to support the expansion of their work." Herdict,"Civic Empowerment",Global,2010,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,300000,"Project Grant","To support Herdict, the Berkman Center's crowdsourcing platform for providing insight into what users around the world are experiencing in terms of website accessibility." Infonet,"Civic Empowerment",Africa,2010,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,99942,"One-Off Funding Grant","To support InfoNet, which develops open source technologies that give individuals the ability to share public information, therefore improving government transparency and enabling communities to build social capital for democratic social action." "Laboratorio para la Ciudad","Civic Empowerment","Latin America",2013,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,100000,"Project Grant","To support The Laboratorio para la Ciudad (LabPLC), an civic innovation office within the Mexico City government. The grant enables LabPLC to test and document its theory of change, to learn how to most effectively increase civic engagement & government responsiveness." "Livity Africa","Civic Empowerment",Africa,2013,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,186048,"Project Grant","To support Livity Africa, which seeks to transform the lives of young people in South Africa by using youth-created media platforms and campaigns that engage, empower, and cause young people to act, including through political and democratic processes." "Livity Africa","Civic Empowerment",Africa,2015,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,534616,"General Funding Grant","To provide general operating support for Livity Africa to help increase the participation of youth in South Africa's democracy." "Magamba Network","Civic Empowerment",Africa,2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,280000,"Project Grant","To support the development and use of new media tools to educate citizens and promote new forms of civic engagement in Zimbabwe." "Magamba Network","Civic Empowerment",Africa,2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,315000,"Project Grant","To support Magamba Network in increasing youth participation in national civic processes and consolidating citizen engagement through digital media and the use of civic tech in Zimbabwe." "Making All Voices Count","Civic Empowerment",Global,2012,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,5000000,"Program Grant","To provide support for a new fund providing financial and human capital support to grow the nascent technology for transparency and accountability sector, globally." "Massachusetts Institute of Technology","Civic Empowerment",Global,2014,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,401033,"One-Off Funding Grant","To fund the Omidyar Network-MIT Collaboration for Impact Assessment, a project to test theories of change for organisations in the government transparency sector." "Mideast Youth","Civic Empowerment",Global,2011,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,600000,"Project Grant","To support Mid East Youth, a group of websites that serves as an interactive and educational platform for its users throughout the Arab world, offering what the region's mainstream media overlooks: uncensored information, human rights abuses, personal anecdotes from underrepresented minorities, and articles on culture." "Migratory Notes","Civic Empowerment","North America",2017,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,75000,"Project Grant","To support Migratory Notes, a weekly guide to rapidly developing immigration issues for journalists, policymakers, lawyers, academics, advocates, and immigrants themselves." mySociety,"Civic Empowerment",Global,2014,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,3600000,"General Funding Grant","To provide general operating support to mySociety, a UK-based organisation that provides technology, research, and data to help people globally to be active citizens." mySociety,"Civic Empowerment","Western Europe",2010,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,575000,"General Funding Grant","To support mySociety, which provides technology, research and data to help people be active citizens." mySociety,"Civic Empowerment","Western Europe",2011,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,2900000,"General Funding Grant","To support the continuing efforts of mySociety, including further innovation on its core platforms and products and growth in its international work." Mzalendo,"Civic Empowerment",Africa,2009,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,64200,"One-Off Funding Grant","To support Mzalendo, whose mission is to keep an eye on the Kenyan parliament." Namati,"Civic Empowerment",Africa,2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,300000,"Program Grant","To support Namati's work in Kenya on the Right to Citizenship." NationBuilder,"Civic Empowerment","North America",2015,"Current Investee",For-Profit,"For-profit figures not reported",,"To provide support for NationBuilder, a software platform enabling leaders and communities to organise, rally supporters, and take action on causes and issues that matter to them." NationBuilder,"Civic Empowerment","North America",2013,"Current Investee",For-Profit,"For-profit figures not reported",,"To provide support for NationBuilder, a software platform enabling leaders and communities to organise, rally supporters, and take action on causes and issues that matter to them." NationBuilder,"Civic Empowerment","North America",2014,"Current Investee",For-Profit,"For-profit figures not reported",,"To provide support for NationBuilder, a software platform enabling leaders and communities to organise, rally supporters, and take action on causes and issues that matter to them." "New America","Civic Empowerment","North America",2015,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,300000,"Project Grant","To provide project support to New America Foundation to ""rethink the think tank"". NAF will pilot a model of building a national network of public problem-solvers, offering a new model for public engagement and civic discourse that bridges local, state, and federal policy levels." "New Media Ventures Innovation Fund","Civic Empowerment","North America",2018,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,1000000,Other,"New Media Ventures (NMV) is a seed fund and angel network investing in media and technology startups that support advocacy movements, create new narratives, and drive civic engagement. This investment supports NMV in financing early-stage, for-profit and nonprofit startups with seed funding ($50-250K)." "New Media Ventures Innovation Fund","Civic Empowerment","North America",2017,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,600000,"Project Grant","To support New Media Ventures, a seed fund and angel network investing in media and technology startups that support advocacy movements, create new narratives, and drive civic engagement. This investment supports NMV Innovation Fund in financing early-stage, for-profit and non-profit startups with seed funding." NextRequest,"Civic Empowerment","North America",2017,"Current Investee",For-Profit,"For-profit figures not reported",,"To support NextRequest, which streamlines the public records request process with a user-friendly, cloud-supported digital portal that makes it easier for civil servants to respond to the public." Nossas,"Civic Empowerment","Latin America",2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,1000000,"General Funding Grant","To support Nossas in scaling and refining their Civic Empowerment model." Nossas,"Civic Empowerment","Latin America",2016,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,480000,"General Funding Grant","To support Nossas in the expansion of its model for people-powered political participation at the city-level, originally developed by Meu Rio." Nossas,"Civic Empowerment","Latin America",2013,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,475000,"General Funding Grant","To support Meu Rio, a city-focused platform for civic engagement and people-powered political action." "Open Data Durban","Civic Empowerment",Africa,2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,240000,"General Funding Grant","To support Open Data Durban, a non-profit civic technology lab that implements and advocates for open data, open government, and civic technology through projects, events, workshops, and dataquests. They work with government, citizens, civic society, and the media to democratise knowledge and enable informed decision making and evidence?based planning." OpenUp,"Civic Empowerment",Africa,2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,900000,"General Funding Grant","To support Open Up in scaling its work and assisting local municipalities in narrowing the gap between government and citizens." OpenUp,"Civic Empowerment",Africa,2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,70189,"One-Off Funding Grant","To support a project by OpenUp and Grassroot called Delivering the Accountability Stack." OpenUp,"Civic Empowerment",Africa,2015,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,300000,"General Funding Grant","To support Code for South Africa, a civic technology lab using data and technology for social change." ParliamentWatch,"Civic Empowerment","Western Europe",2017,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,400000,"Project Grant","To support a cross-media campaign to promote Candidate Check, a vote-matching platform, leading up to the 2017 federal elections in Germany." "Personal Democracy Forum","Civic Empowerment",Global,2013,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,150000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To support Personal Democracy Forum 'Poland-Central Eastern Europe' (PDF-PCEE), a two-day event in 2014 exploring the interaction between open Internet and open government." "Personal Democracy Forum","Civic Empowerment",Global,2012,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,175000,"Project Grant","To support the Personal Democracy Forum's creation of The DoTank, a news-blog/online hub for reporting and analysis on groups working globally on government transparency, anti-corruption, open data, and civic hacking." "Personal Democracy Forum","Civic Empowerment",Global,2012,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,75000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To support the Personal Democracy Forum in convening government transparency organisations and activists from East and Central Europe." "Personal Democracy Forum","Civic Empowerment",Global,2013,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,100000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To support the WeGov project, a hub for current reporting, analysis, and background on groups working on government transparency, operated by the Personal Democracy Forum." "Personal Democracy Forum","Civic Empowerment",Global,2013,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,100000,"Project Grant","To support Personal Democracy Media's efforts to develop a new facility in New York, to be called the Personal Democracy Center, which will serve as an accelerator / incubator for civic start-ups and related purposes." Phandeeyar,"Civic Empowerment","Southeast Asia",2015,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,2000000,"General Funding Grant","To support Phandeeyar, a tech community hub in Myanmar which fosters the growing technology ecosystem by supporting new generation of tech entrepreneurs and helping change agents integrate technology into their work." Phandeeyar,"Civic Empowerment","Southeast Asia",2014,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,200000,"General Funding Grant","To help fund the creation of Phandeeyar (formerly Myanmar Innovation Greenhouse), a technology centre serving as a nexus of activity in Myanmar." Phandeeyar,"Civic Empowerment","Southeast Asia",2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,500000,"General Funding Grant","To support Phandeeyar, a tech community hub in Myanmar which fosters the growing technology ecosystem by supporting new generation of tech entrepreneurs and helping change agents integrate technology into their work." "Praekelt Foundation","Civic Empowerment",Africa,2012,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,275000,"Program Grant","To support the Praekelt Foundation's work on JoziHub, a technology hub in Johannesburg that seeks to catalyse the development of new technology ventures by creating an environment where social entrepreneurs, techies, and other stakeholders can interact." "Praekelt Foundation","Civic Empowerment",Africa,2010,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,825000,"General Funding Grant","To support Praekelt Foundation in its pioneering use of mobile technology to drive positive social change." Purpose,"Civic Empowerment","North America",2016,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,175000,"Project Grant","To fund research on the civic tech movement to better inform policies, products, investments, and civic actions." "Refugees United","Civic Empowerment",Global,2010,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,2600000,"General Funding Grant","To support Refugees United, a non-profit organisation that uses an online forum and mobile phones to help refugees reunite with family." SEATTI,"Civic Empowerment","Southeast Asia",2012,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,2140000,"Program Grant","To support SEATTI (the Southeast Asia Technology and Transparency Fund), a partnership between Omidyar Network and Hivos supporting technology-driven civil society organisations working on media and government transparency in Southeast Asia." SEATTI,"Civic Empowerment","Southeast Asia",2014,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,70000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To support the Openness Marketplace Conference, which seeks to spark and inspire new ideas relating to the Open Government Partnership." SeeClickFix,"Civic Empowerment","North America",2015,"Current Investee",For-Profit,"For-profit figures not reported",,"To support SeeClickFix, a web and mobile platform to enable citizens to report non-emergency issues, such as potholes, graffiti, abandoned vehicles or property, to their cities in order to improve service delivery and citizen engagement with local government." SeeClickFix,"Civic Empowerment","North America",2010,"Current Investee",For-Profit,"For-profit figures not reported",,"To support SeeClickFix, a web and mobile platform to enable citizens to report non-emergency issues, such as potholes, graffiti, abandoned vehicles or property, to their cities in order to improve service delivery and citizen engagement with local government." "Skylight Pictures","Civic Empowerment",Global,2013,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,175000,"Project Grant","To support a new endeavor called the Toolbox, the purpose of which is to create a platform where citizen activists and other stakeholders, such as app developers and large non-profits, can actively engage on a range of social issues." "Social Impact Fund","Civic Empowerment","North America",2018,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,100000,"Project Grant","To support A Day of Unreasonable Conversation, bringing together leading television writers, producers, and executives across the broadcast, streaming, and cable networks to connect with world leaders, policy makers, social entrepreneurs, and activists to discuss the greatest challenges and opportunities facing the world in 2019." SocialBoost,"Civic Empowerment","Eastern Europe",2017,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,476090,"Project Grant","To support establishing the 1991 Civic Centre in Kyiv." "Sunlight Foundation","Civic Empowerment",Global,2013,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,60000,"Project Grant","To support the Sunlight Foundation in funding a multi-party effort to explore the merit and feasibility of an Open Data Charter, an initiative that would examine and develop policies and resources that countries could use to build meaningful new open data reforms." "Sunlight Foundation","Civic Empowerment","North America",2009,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,9000000,"General Funding Grant","To support the Sunlight Foundation, which aims to increase government transparency in the United States." "Sunlight Foundation","Civic Empowerment","North America",2011,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,6000000,"General Funding Grant","To support the Sunlight Foundation, which aims to increase government transparency in the United States." "Sunlight Foundation","Civic Empowerment","North America",2011,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,24000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To support an annual event organised by the Sunlight Foundation at which various communities of activists, government, NGOs, technologists, and others share their knowledge, challenges, and engagements in open government, transparency, and accountability efforts." "Tekkatho Foundation","Civic Empowerment","Southeast Asia",2016,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,200000,"General Funding Grant","To support eTekkatho, which builds free, self-contained digital libraries of high quality educational resources for Myanmar universities and community centres." "The Democratic Society (Demsoc)","Civic Empowerment","Western Europe",2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,750000,"Project Grant","To support the 'Public Square' project, a partnership between the Democratic Society and mySociety to develop and build consensus around the case for common social and technological infrastructure to support citizen participation in the democratic process at local and regional level in the UK." "The Federation","Civic Empowerment","Western Europe",2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,940000,"Project Grant","To support the Co-op Foundation's project at The Federation (Federation House in Manchester), an open community and hub run by the Co-op Group. It provides co-working space and venture support to digital social enterprises and an events programme." "The Governance Lab","Civic Empowerment","North America",2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,75690,"One-Off Funding Grant","To support a project by The Governance Lab, Reboot, and the New York City Mayor's Office called Powering New Yorkers via NYC Open Data." Tumml,"Civic Empowerment","North America",2014,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,300000,"General Funding Grant","To support Tumml, an organisation in San Francisco that operates as an accelerator, supporting early stage companies developing innovative consumer products and services that improve urban living." "Unite US","Civic Empowerment","North America",2019,"Current Investee",For-Profit,"For-profit figures not reported",,"To support Unite US in continuing to scale the platform to reach more customers in more verticals and geographies." "Unite US","Civic Empowerment","North America",2017,"Current Investee",For-Profit,"For-profit figures not reported",,"To support Unite US, which designs, builds, and delivers the best-in-class collaboration and coordination software to streamline the delivery of health and human services." "Unite US","Civic Empowerment","North America",2015,"Current Investee",For-Profit,"For-profit figures not reported",,"To provide funding to Unite US, an outcome-focused technology company that builds coordinated care networks of health and social service providers." "University of the Witwatersrand Foundation","Civic Empowerment",Africa,2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,215000,"Program Grant","To support the Civic Tech Innovation Network (CTIN) hosted at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. CTIN is a community of practice and a learning network of civic tech practitioners in South Africa, currently hosted as a programme of the Journalism and Media Department." "Urban Innovation Fund","Civic Empowerment","North America",2016,"Current Investee",For-Profit,"For-profit figures not reported",,"To provide funding to Urban Innovation Fund, a venture fund focused on identifying early-stage innovators disrupting entrenched industries, and providing them with the capital and regulatory expertise to scale into tomorrow's most valued and impactful companies." Ushahidi,"Civic Empowerment",Global,2011,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,380000,"Project Grant","To support SwiftRiver, a free and open source platform that helps people make sense of a lot of information in a short amount of time. It offers organisations an easy way to combine natural language/artificial intelligence process, data-mining for SMS and Twitter, and verification algorithms for different sources of information." Ushahidi,"Civic Empowerment",Global,2009,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,1400000,"General Funding Grant","To support Ushahidi, a social enterprise that provides software and services to numerous sectors and civil society to help improve the bottom up flow of information." Ushahidi,"Civic Empowerment",Global,2011,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,1900000,"General Funding Grant","To support the continuing efforts of Ushahidi, including further innovation on its core platforms and products." Versa,"Civic Empowerment","North America",2013,"Alumni Investee",For-Profit,"For-profit figures not reported",,"To support Versa, a for-profit civic startup developing digital products to deliver engaging, factual information to citizens through partnerships with online publishers, with the aim to increase transparency and foster citizen participation on local issues." Viamo,"Civic Empowerment",Africa,2016,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,1435338,"Project Grant","To support Voto's work with EiE to help increase National Assembly transparency and accountability via an advocacy campaign." VoteRunLead,"Civic Empowerment","North America",2014,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,200000,"General Funding Grant","To support VoteRunLead, a nonpartisan organisation focused on increasing women's political representation at the local and state level in the U.S." "Well Told Story","Civic Empowerment",Africa,2016,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,1083340,"Program Grant","To support Well Told Story's 24-month Governance Campaign." "Where is my Transport","Civic Empowerment",Africa,2016,"Current Investee",For-Profit,"For-profit figures not reported",,"To support Where Is My Transport, an integrated mass transit solution for emerging markets, focused on providing public transport data and technologies that enrich services, empower people, and enable innovation." Wingu,"Civic Empowerment","Latin America",2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,742147,"General Funding Grant","To support Wingu's general operation, with a particular focus on expansion and professionalisation of tech engagement, civic impact, and experimentation with sustainability models." "Women's Legal Centre","Civic Empowerment",Africa,2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,50000,"Project Grant","To support The Women?s Legal Centre, a public interest litigation non-profit that works to create a South Africa in which women and people identifying as women are free from violence, empowered to ensure their own reproductive and health rights, free to own their own share of property, have a safe place to stay, and are empowered to work in a safe and equitable environment." Yar'Adua,"Civic Empowerment",Africa,2012,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,30000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To sponsor a conference on new media and governance, organised by the Shehu Musa Yar'adua Foundation and Enough is Enough." Zenysis,"Civic Empowerment",Global,2015,"Current Investee",For-Profit,"For-profit figures not reported",,"To support Zenysis, a technology company dedicated to building the powerful, collaborative software that governments and international organisations need to confront the greatest challenges facing humanity." Zenysis,"Civic Empowerment",Global,2018,"Current Investee",For-Profit,"For-profit figures not reported",,"To support Zenysis, a technology company dedicated to building the powerful, collaborative software that governments and international organisations need to confront the greatest challenges facing humanity." "Access Now","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,851305,"General Funding Grant","To support Access Now's Digital Security Helpline, a resource offering real time, direct technical assistance and advice to users at risk around the world, and the work of Access Now Europe." "Africa Check","Data & Digital Rights",Africa,2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,64952,"Project Grant","To support the Digital Africa Research Lab in addressing the threat posed by the misuse of social media in the 2019 Nigerian general election and post-election period." Aspiration,"Data & Digital Rights",Global,2018,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,89118.52,"One-Off Funding Grant","To support Aspiration to deliver a series of workshops to determine the feasibility of technology backed interventions to meaningfully address the problem of disinformation." "Association for Computing Machinery","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,500000,"Program Grant","To support the Conference on Fairness, Accountability and Transparency, a project of ACM. This multi-disciplinary conference brings together researchers and practitioners interested in fairness, accountability, and transparency in socio-technical systems." "Avina Americas","Data & Digital Rights","Latin America",2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,700000,"Project Grant","To support Avina Americas in establishing a three-year collaborative regranting mechanism called Initiativa por los Derechos Digital en Latinoamerica - Indela to strengthen and further develop the digital rights ecosystem in Latin America." "Center on Privacy and Technology","Data & Digital Rights","North America",2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,600000,"Project Grant","To support the Center on Privacy and Technology at Georgetown Law, which is a think tank focused on privacy and surveillance law and policy?and the communities they affect." "Data and Society Research Institute","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,4500000,"General Funding Grant","This is a renewal grant to support Data & Society, a research institute focussed on the social and cultural issues arising from data-centric technological development." "Data and Society Research Institute","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2016,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,850000,"General Funding Grant","To support Data & Society, a research institute focused on the social and cultural issues arising from data-centric technological development." "Data and Society Research Institute","Data & Digital Rights","North America",2014,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,15000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To fund a convening on Data, Discrimination, and Civil Rights held in Washington, DC." DataKind,"Data & Digital Rights",Global,2016,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,2000000,"General Funding Grant","To support Datakind, an organisation building a community of data scientists for social change." DataKind,"Data & Digital Rights","North America",2014,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,400000,"General Funding Grant","To support Datakind, an organisation building a community of data scientists for social change." "Development Initiatives","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2015,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,670000,"Program Grant","To support an international framework and working group on ""Joined Up Data.""" "Digital Freedom Fund (DFF)","Data & Digital Rights","Western Europe",2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,1000000,"General Funding Grant","To support the Digital Freedom Fund, a non-profit fund that supports partners in Europe to advance digital rights through strategic litigation." "Directorio Legislativo","Data & Digital Rights","Latin America",2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,235795,"General Funding Grant","To support Directorio Legislativo through a process to more fully apply civic technology and open data into their parliamentary openness work." "Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Fund","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,10000000,"Program Grant","To support the establishment of the Ethics and Governance of AI Fund." "European Digital Rights (EDRi)","Data & Digital Rights","Western Europe",2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,550000,"General Funding Grant","To support EDRi, an association of civil and human rights organisations from across Europe, defending rights and freedoms in the digital environment." "Fundacao Getulio Vargas","Data & Digital Rights","Latin America",2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,88000,"Project Grant","To support FGV Department of Public Policy Analysis (FGV DAPP)'s project focused on near real-time monitoring of disinformation and fake news in Brazil's 2018 elections, with the goals of positively influencing public debates and informing electoral authorities and policymakers on how to deal with related challenges." Fundar,"Data & Digital Rights","Latin America",2013,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,211000,"Project Grant","To support Fundar which seeks to build a data community to create social value from Mexico City's open transit data." "GFF (Gesellschaft für Freiheitsrechte)","Data & Digital Rights","Western Europe",2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,250000,"General Funding Grant","This grant supports Gesellschaft für Freiheitsrecht, an organisation undertaking strategic litigation to support human and civil rights, with a focus on digital rights." "Global Integrity","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2014,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,35800,"One-Off Funding Grant","To provide funding for an upcoming convening of the Governance Data Alliance, which seeks to improve the quality of governance data and foster better communication between data producers and data users." I-SEEED,"Data & Digital Rights",Global,2015,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,440000,"Project Grant","To support the further development, adoption, and consolidation of an International Open Data Charter, which sets out principles to guide the creation and implementation of open data policies and initiatives of governments." "Iniciativa Latinoamericana por los Datos Abiertos (ILDA)","Data & Digital Rights","Latin America",2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,561610,"General Funding Grant","To provide core support to ILDA to expand its work on open data through applied research, experimental pilots, and agenda building." "Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio de Janeiro (ITS)","Data & Digital Rights","Latin America",2017,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,575000,"General Funding Grant","To support ITS Rio in implementing data activities including work on blockchain, algorithmic accountability, and open data." "Instituto Igarapé","Data & Digital Rights","Latin America",2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,810000,"Program Grant","The Igarapé Institute is a think and do tank committed to safety, security and justice with operations across Latin America and Africa. The Institute advances five core programming areas – citizen security, cyber security, drug policy, safe cities, and building sustainable peace – together with a focus on data and civic tech development." "Kyiv Smart City","Data & Digital Rights","Eastern Europe",2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,260000,"Project Grant","To support Kyiv Smart City in incorporating AI systems into Kyiv administration resources as well as initiating dialogue on AI usage in Ukraine." "Lateral Economics","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2014,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,65000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To support Lateral Economics's research intended to quantify the economic value of open data, for the purpose of supporting policy recommendations in G20 meetings." Liberty,"Data & Digital Rights","Western Europe",2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,1000000,"General Funding Grant","To provide core support to Liberty to support and expand the organisation's capability, particularly around privacy, surveillance, and data protection and their relationship to human rights." MAFINDO,"Data & Digital Rights","Southeast Asia",2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,50793,"Project Grant","To support MAFINDO, an Indonesian non-profit organisation to enable them to do social media monitoring and platform-focused advocacy during the period leading up to and after the Indonesian election." "Mexican Institute for Competitiveness (IMCO)","Data & Digital Rights","Latin America",2016,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,1050000,"General Funding Grant","To support IMCO's successful work to enhance government transparency and citizen engagement in Mexico through programs such as Mejora tu Escuela (Improve your School) and 3de3." "Mexican Institute for Competitiveness (IMCO)","Data & Digital Rights","Latin America",2012,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,25000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To support a convening organised by the Mexican Institute for Competitiveness to increase awareness of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) among Latin American transparency organisations." "Mexican Institute for Competitiveness (IMCO)","Data & Digital Rights","Latin America",2012,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,900000,"General Funding Grant","To support the Mexican Institute for Competitiveness's transformation from policy think tank to civic platform administrator by broadening reach, with a special focus on educational transparency platform." "Mozilla Foundation","Data & Digital Rights","Western Europe",2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,752140,"Project Grant","To support the Mozilla Foundation in conducting public campaigns and coalition building in key EU member states and to partner with Global Progress to promote a policy agenda that defends democracy from digital threats." "Neo Philanthropy","Data & Digital Rights",Multi-Country,2018,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,575000,"Project Grant","To support country efforts around our strategy on digital threats to democracy." "New America","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,450000,"Project Grant","To support New America Foundation's Ranking Digital Rights programme." "New Venture Fund","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,400000,"Project Grant","To support Digital Action to work with partner organisations around the world to identify and mitigate technology-based vulnerabilities for impending elections and to build strategic coalitions to push for reforms that will build resilient democracies into the future." "Open Data Charter","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2017,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,500000,"Project Grant","To support the Open Data Charter, a project of the Fund for the City of New York. The Open Data Charter is a collaboration between governments and organisations working to open up data based on a shared set of Principles." "Open Data Institute (ODI)","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,2500000,"General Funding Grant","To support the Open Data Institute, an organisation working with companies and governments to build an open, trustworthy data ecosystem, where people can make better decisions using data and manage any harmful impacts." "Open Data Institute (ODI)","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2012,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,750000,"General Funding Grant","To support the Open Data Institute, an organisation working with companies and governments to build an open, trustworthy data ecosystem, where people can make better decisions using data and manage any harmful impacts." "Open Data Institute (ODI)","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2014,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,4100000,"General Funding Grant","To support the Open Data Institute, an organisation working with companies and governments to build an open, trustworthy data ecosystem, where people can make better decisions using data and manage any harmful impacts." "Open Data Manchester","Data & Digital Rights","Western Europe",2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,100000,"Project Grant","To support the educational and engagement work of Open Data Manchester, a community group that advocates for responsible and intelligent data practice in Greater Manchester and beyond." "Open Data Manchester","Data & Digital Rights","Western Europe",2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,160000,"Program Grant","To support the educational and engagement work of Open Data Manchester, a community group that advocates for responsible and intelligent data practice in Greater Manchester and beyond." "Open Knowledge Foundation (OKF)","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2016,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,1500000,"General Funding Grant","To support Open Knowledge, a central player in the movement for open, useful information, which has helped build communities of practice and tools to facilitate greater and more efficient publication and consumption of data." "Open Knowledge Foundation (OKF)","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2015,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,50000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To support a project by Open Knowledge Foundation and the Sunlight Foundation called Open Data for Tax Justice (OD4TJ) Network to catalyse a network of people and organisations working to use open data to improve advocacy and journalism around tax justice." "Open Knowledge Foundation (OKF)","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2011,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,750000,"General Funding Grant","To support Open Knowledge Foundation, a UK-based non-profit whose mission is to develop and promote open knowledge (information that can freely be used, reused and redistributed) to foster better governance through transparency, provide greater access to culture, and spur research and innovation." "Open Knowledge Foundation (OKF)","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2013,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,390000,"General Funding Grant","To support Open Knowledge Foundation's work identifying whether and how it is possible to empower citizens by providing them with easy access to fiscal data on the public services that they care about." "Open Knowledge Foundation (OKF)","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2014,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,1075000,"General Funding Grant","To support Open Knowledge, a central player in the movement for open, useful information, which has helped build communities of practice and tools to facilitate greater and more efficient publication and consumption of data." "Open Knowledge Foundation (OKF)","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2014,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,50000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To provide funding for a consultant to evaluate the Open Knowledge Foundation." "Open Knowledge Foundation Germany","Data & Digital Rights","Western Europe",2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,340000,"General Funding Grant","To support Open Knowledge Foundation Germany, which focuses on open data, transparency, and access to information through the use of FOI." "Open the Government","Data & Digital Rights","North America",2013,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,200000,"Project Grant","To support Open the Government, an organisation that provides a platform for the community of open government-focused NGOs in the U.S. to collaborate on issues of shared importance." "Paris Peace Forum","Data & Digital Rights",Multi-Country,2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,590000,"General Funding Grant","To support Paris Peace Forum, an organisation combining an annual event with support through the year to demonstrate that international cooperation is key to tackling global challenges." "Partnership on AI","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,1000000,"General Funding Grant","To support Partnership on AI, a multi-stakeholder organisation that brings together academics, researchers, civil society organizations, companies building and utilising AI technology, and other groups working to better understand AI's impacts." PersonalData.IO,"Data & Digital Rights",Global,2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,150000,"General Funding Grant","To support personaldata.io, an organisation committed to developing, supporting, and stewarding infrastructure that enables, accelerates, and maximises individual and collective empowerment around personal data." PODER,"Data & Digital Rights","Latin America",2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,385000,"Program Grant","To support PODER's Transparency Technologies program to expand its work in open contracting and beneficial ownership, whistleblowing and whistleblower protection, and digital security." "Privacy International (PI)","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2016,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,2200000,"General Funding Grant","To provide general operating support to Privacy International, an organisation building a global movement for the rights of citizens to privacy, contesting growing state surveillance and challenging data exploitation." "Privacy International (PI)","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2014,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,1000000,"General Funding Grant","To support Privacy International, a global leader in policy, advocacy, and campaigns concerning the rights of citizens to privacy, especially state surveillance and the use of personal data in the public sphere." "Privacy International (PI)","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,2500000,"General Funding Grant","To support Privacy International, which advocates for the right to privacy for everyone, everywhere. Privacy International raises awareness about technologies and laws that place privacy at risk, to ensure that the public is informed and engaged." "Publish What You Fund","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2015,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,330000,"Project Grant","To support an international framework and working group on ""Joined Up Data.""" "Red en Defensa de los Derechos Digitales (R3D)","Data & Digital Rights","Latin America",2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,420000,"General Funding Grant","To support R3D in continuing to build evidence-based approaches to defend human rights in the digital realm." Right2Know,"Data & Digital Rights",Africa,2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,240000,"General Funding Grant","To support the Right2Know Campaign, a grassroots organisation raising public awareness, mobilising communities, and undertaking research and targeted advocacy that aims to ensure the free flow of information necessary to meet people's social, economic, political, and ecological needs." "Stiftung Neue Verantwortung (SNV)","Data & Digital Rights","Western Europe",2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,1425000,"General Funding Grant","This is a renewal grant to Stiftung Neue Verantwortung to support research and policy development on technology issues including data governance, fake news, and surveillance." "Stiftung Neue Verantwortung (SNV)","Data & Digital Rights","Western Europe",2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,80000,"Project Grant","To support Stiftung Neue Verantwortung in comparing the US and the EU on their capabilities to address social, economic, and political challenges associated with AI." "Swish Labs","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,48000,Other,"This agreement funds specialized engineering and design services from Swish Labs, delivered to Robhat Labs, which is building a user-facing software that detects and labels automated and spam accounts on Twitter." "Tactical Technology Collective","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2014,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,500000,"General Funding Grant","To support Tactical Tech Collective, an organisation that works globally to help transparency and accountability activists, citizen journalists, and human rights advocates use information and technology effectively in their work." "The AI Now Institute","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,1500000,"Program Grant","To support the AI Now Institute at New York University. The AI Now Institute is an interdisciplinary research centre dedicated to understanding the social implications of artificial intelligence across four key domains: rights and liberties, labour and automation, bias and inclusion, and safety and critical infrastructure." "The Governance Lab","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2015,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,100000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To support GovLab in the research and production of case studies on the impact of open data." "The Governance Lab","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2016,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,1000000,"Program Grant","To support GovLab's Data programme, especially its work on open data impact, open data demand, data stewards, data collaboratives, and its work to coordinate the International Open Data Conference's research symposium." "The University of Oxford Development Trust","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,999127,"Program Grant","To support the University of Oxford to support the Oxford Internet Institute's Computational Propaganda Programme. The programme investigates the interaction of algorithms, automation, and politics." "The University of Oxford Development Trust","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,500000,"Project Grant","To support a new research programme at the Oxford Internet Institute called the Governance of Emerging Technologies." Upturn,"Data & Digital Rights",Global,2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,750000,"General Funding Grant","To support Upturn, an organisation that promotes equity and justice in the design, governance, and use of digital technology." "World Wide Web Foundation","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2015,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,2000000,"General Funding Grant","To support the World Wide Web Foundation, which was established in 2009 by Web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee to advance the open Web as a public good and a basic right." "World Wide Web Foundation","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2013,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,400000,"Project Grant","To support the development of a technical data standard that would enable civil society, governments, and the private sector to rapidly compare and contrast information contained in government contracts." "World Wide Web Foundation","Data & Digital Rights",Global,2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,600000,"General Funding Grant","To support the World Wide Web Foundation, which was established in 2009 by Web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee to advance the open Web as a public good and a basic right." "Yo Propongo","Data & Digital Rights","Latin America",2013,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,130000,"Project Grant","To fund its efforts to develop an online platform that will enable citizens in Mexico City to monitor the city's progress in achieving its operational and impact metrics." "Aspen Kyiv Institute","Financial Transparency","Eastern Europe",2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,240000,"Program Grant","To support the Good Governance Program of the Aspen Kyiv Institute, a non-partisan organisation that facilitates dialogue and mutual understanding among Ukrainian leaders to promote value-based leadership, a culture of dialogue, and discussion of policy and good society fundamentals." BudgIT,"Financial Transparency",Africa,2016,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,1500000,"General Funding Grant","To support expansion into Abuja and enable BudgIT to expand its team." BudgIT,"Financial Transparency",Africa,2014,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,400000,"Program Grant","To support Procurement Nigeria (BudgIT), a social enterprise focused on using technology to drive civic participation and fiscal transparency in Nigeria." "Center for Global Development","Financial Transparency",Global,2013,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,1500000,"Project Grant","To support the Center for Global Development, a leading think tank focused on reducing poverty and inequality through rigorous research and active engagement with the policy community." "Centre UA","Financial Transparency","Eastern Europe",2016,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,1400000,"General Funding Grant","To support Centre UA, an advocacy centre in Ukraine that promotes European reforms, advocates for transparency and accountability of the government, contributes to enhancing the quality of politics and policies, and fights for the freedom of speech." "Centre UA","Financial Transparency","Eastern Europe",2013,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,769000,"General Funding Grant","To support Centre UA, an advocacy centre in Ukraine that promotes European reforms, advocates for transparency and accountability of the government, contributes to enhancing the quality of politics and policies, and fights for the freedom of speech." "Connected Development (CODE)","Financial Transparency",Africa,2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,450000,"General Funding Grant","To support Connected Development (CODE), a non-profit organisation focused on advocacy and the tracking of funds spent by government and donors in Nigeria." "Connected Development (CODE)","Financial Transparency",Africa,2015,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,100000,"General Funding Grant","To support Connected Development (CODE), a non-profit organisation focused on advocacy and the tracking of funds spent by government and donors in Nigeria." "Finance Uncovered","Financial Transparency",Global,2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,500000,"General Funding Grant","To support Finance Uncovered, a follow-the-money organisation that is part of the Global Investigative Journalism Network." "Financial Transparency Coalition (FTC)","Financial Transparency",Global,2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,850000,"Project Grant","To support the Financial Transparency Coalition, which works to curtail illicit financial flows through the promotion of a transparent, accountable, and sustainable financial system that works for everyone." "Financial Transparency Coalition (FTC)","Financial Transparency",Global,2014,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,900000,"General Funding Grant","To support the Financial Transparency Coalition, which works to curtail illicit financial flows through the promotion of a transparent, accountable, and sustainable financial system that works for everyone." "Global Initiative for Fiscal Transparency (GIFT)","Financial Transparency",Global,2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,500000,"Program Grant","To support the Global Initiative for Fiscal Transparency (GIFT), a muti-stakeholder programme of the International Budget Partnership addressing challenges in fiscal transparency and participation." "Global Initiative for Fiscal Transparency (GIFT)","Financial Transparency",Global,2014,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,1000000,"General Funding Grant","To support the Global Initiative for Fiscal Transparency (GIFT), a multi-stakeholder programme of the International Budget Partnership addressing challenges in fiscal transparency and participation." "Global Integrity","Financial Transparency",Global,2009,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,2400000,"General Funding Grant","To support the continued growth and impact of Global Integrity, an innovation leader for the global government transparency sector." "Global Integrity","Financial Transparency",Global,2009,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,25000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To support Global lntegrity, which works toward open, accountable, and effective governance in countries and communities around the world." "Global Integrity","Financial Transparency",Global,2011,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,325000,"Project Grant","To support Global Integrity's involvement in a project for the Open Government Partnership (OGP)." "Global Integrity","Financial Transparency",Global,2012,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,2000000,"General Funding Grant","To support the continued growth and impact of Global Integrity, an innovation leader for the global government transparency sector." "Global Integrity","Financial Transparency","Latin America",2014,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,120000,"Project Grant","To support Global Integrity in developing and piloting an approach to understand the ability to Follow the Money in Mexico." "Global Witness","Financial Transparency",Global,2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,4000000,"General Funding Grant","To provide unrestricted funds to Global Witness." "Global Witness","Financial Transparency",Global,2015,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,4800000,"General Funding Grant","To provide general operating support to Global Witness to strengthen their corruption, land & forests, and conflict campaigns." "Global Witness","Financial Transparency","Southeast Asia",2014,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,400000,"Project Grant","To support Global Witness' Myanmar Extractives Project which aims to support good governance of the extractive industries in Myanmar." IDFI,"Financial Transparency","Eastern Europe",2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,390000,"Project Grant","To support the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information's 3G project: Good Governance for Georgia." "International Budget Partnership (IBP)","Financial Transparency",Africa,2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,765000,"Program Grant","To support IBP's Kenya and South Africa country programmes." "International Budget Partnership (IBP)","Financial Transparency",Global,2013,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,785000,"Project Grant","To support the International Budget Partnership's pilot project to develop a real-time survey tool that would automatically provide information on the transparency of budgets in countries around the world." "Myanmar Alliance for Transparency and Accountability (MATA)","Financial Transparency","Southeast Asia",2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,368421.05,"Program Grant","To support MATA to further promote better natural resource governance in Myanmar through the EITI process." "Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)","Financial Transparency",Global,2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,2300000,"General Funding Grant","To provide general operating support to the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), a non-profit organisation dedicated to improving countries' governance over their natural resources to promote sustainable and inclusive development." "Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)","Financial Transparency",Global,2016,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,2800000,"General Funding Grant","To provide core support to the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), a non-profit organisation dedicated to improving countries' governance over their natural resources to promote sustainable and inclusive development." "Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)","Financial Transparency",Global,2013,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,10000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To support the Revenue Watch Institute's data standards brainstorming session in London." "Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)","Financial Transparency",Global,2014,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,680000,"Project Grant","To support the Revenue Watch Institute to further development of international open data standards for extractives, through a combination of advocacy, technical efforts, and piloting open data approaches in Ghana." "ONE Campaign","Financial Transparency",Global,2012,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,750000,"Project Grant","To support ONE Campaign, an international advocacy organisation to fund a campaign to crowd-source the next Millennium Development Goals." "ONE Campaign","Financial Transparency",Global,2014,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,3000000,"Program Grant","To support ONE Campaign, an international advocacy organisation that focuses on driving government transparency and accountability." "Open Contracting Partnership","Financial Transparency",Global,2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,1850000,"Program Grant","To support the Open Contracting Partnership to continue advancing work globally to make public procurement more transparent and effective." "Open Contracting Partnership","Financial Transparency",Global,2015,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,2500000,"Program Grant","To support OCP, which works to bring transparency, accountability, participation, and innovation to government contracting to ensure that the trillions of dollars spent lead to better goods and services for citizens, greater opportunities for businesses, and more effective and trusted governments." "Open Myanmar Initiative (OMI)","Financial Transparency","Southeast Asia",2014,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,100000,"General Funding Grant","To support the Open Myanmar Initiative, whose mission is to ""pull down the wall of ignorance"" by promoting open data and citizen engagement though the use of technology and advocacy." "Open Myanmar Initiative (OMI)","Financial Transparency","Southeast Asia",2015,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,350000,"Project Grant","To support the Open Myanmar Initiative, whose mission is to ""pull down the wall of ignorance"" by promoting open data and citizen engagement though the use of technology and advocacy." "Open Secrets","Financial Transparency",Africa,2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,185000,"General Funding Grant","To support Open Secrets, a non-profit organisation which exposes and builds accountability for private sector economic crimes through investigative research, advocacy, and the law. This core grant supports Open Secrets to continue and expand their work to hold private sector companies accountable for economic crimes that result in human rights violations." "Open Society Foundation","Financial Transparency","Eastern Europe",2017,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,290000,"Project Grant","To support OSF in developing an open-data e-platform for information on natural resources management and the environment in Ukraine." OpenOil,"Financial Transparency",Global,2016,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,98096,"Project Grant","To support OpenOil, a provider of financial analysis and commercial advice on natural resource assets for public policy." "Privacy International (PI)","Financial Transparency",Global,2015,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,50000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To support a project by Privacy International and Civic Hall entitled ""That's Not Privacy!"" to reorient the public conversation about online privacy and shift the practice of a large number of organisations with big online user bases and constituencies towards greater respect for actual privacy." "Public and Private Development Centre (PPDC)","Financial Transparency",Africa,2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,900000,"General Funding Grant","To support PPDC's work on Open Contracting with State governments in Nigeria and enable them to continue to build take-up and usage of Open Contracting information for accountability." "Public and Private Development Centre (PPDC)","Financial Transparency",Africa,2016,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,300000,"Project Grant","To support the development of Budeshi, a project that links procurement data to public services using the Open Contracting Data Standard." "Publish What You Pay (PWYP)","Financial Transparency",Global,2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,1140000,"General Funding Grant","To support the work of Publish What You Pay (PWYP)'s international secretariat." "Publish What You Pay (PWYP)","Financial Transparency",Global,2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,940000,"Project Grant","To support PWYP's campaign for strong and coherent policy regimes and implementation for the mandatory disclosure of extractive companies' payments to governments. This campaign is targeted on key jurisdictions, including the EU, Canada, the U.S., Australia, and South Africa." "Publish What You Pay (PWYP)","Financial Transparency",Global,2014,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,500000,"Program Grant","To support organisational development of the Publish What You Pay (PWYP)'s international secretariat and their open data programming." "Publish What You Pay (PWYP)","Financial Transparency",Global,2014,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,300000,"Program Grant","To support Publish What You Pay (PWYP)'s work to secure in key global jurisdictions the mandatory transparency of payments by extractive companies to recipient governments." "Publish What You Pay (PWYP)","Financial Transparency","North America",2016,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,80000,"Project Grant","To support the Publish What You Pay US project, of which Oxfam America is the fiscal sponsor. The grant supports analysis and communication of data on the extractive industries in the U.S." "Responsible Mining Foundation","Financial Transparency",Global,2017,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,107000,"General Funding Grant","To support the first edition of the Responsible Mining Index, designed to encourage continuous improvement in responsible mining by transparently ranking the performance of some of the world's largest mining companies on economic, environmental, social, and governance (EESG) issues, and highlighting leading practice." "Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP)","Financial Transparency",Africa,2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,240000,"General Funding Grant","To support SERAP in building awareness around the Freedom of Information Act in Nigeria, to support citizens and civil society to make use of it, and to conduct strategic litigation to build jurisprudence around the right of the public to access information." "Tax Justice Network Africa","Financial Transparency",Africa,2014,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,450000,"General Funding Grant","To support Tax Justice Network Africa (TJN-A), a pan-African initiative consisting of a network of members in 15 African countries." "The Accountability Lab","Financial Transparency",Africa,2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,420000,"Program Grant","To support programming, operations and learning for the Accountability Lab's South Africa and Nigeria country programmes." "The B Team","Financial Transparency",Global,2016,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,980946,"Program Grant","To support the Governance & Transparency programme of The B Team." "Transparencia Mexicana","Financial Transparency","Latin America",2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,912507,"Program Grant","To support Transparency Mexicana in providing support to advance anti-corruption efforts in Latin America through Transparency International chapters in Mexico, Colombia, and Brazil." "Transparency & Accountability Initiative (TAI)","Financial Transparency",Global,2016,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,310000,"General Funding Grant","To support the Transparency and Accountability Initiative (T/AI), a donor collaborative that has been working with donors, governments, and the range of actors in the transparency, accountability and participation (TAP) field since 2009." "Transparency International","Financial Transparency",Global,2015,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,640244,"Project Grant","To support Transparency International's project on global institutional advocacy and national-level advocacy around fiscal transparency, contracting, and open data." "Transparency International EU","Financial Transparency","Western Europe",2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,300000,"Project Grant","To support the policy and advocacy work of Transparency International EU on country-by-country reporting on corporate tax and the strengthening of corporate accountability standards." "Transparency International UK (TI-UK)","Financial Transparency","Western Europe",2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,660000,"Project Grant","To support the policy and advocacy work of TI-UK, building on the outcomes of the UK Anti-Corruption Summit to establish global standards on anti-corruption practices such as beneficial ownership transparency." "Transparency International UK (TI-UK)","Financial Transparency",Global,2015,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,369023,"Project Grant","To support TI-UK in working with the UK Government to promote UK leadership globally on anti-corruption through domestic transparency and accountability measures and international agenda-setting." "Transparency International Ukraine","Financial Transparency","Eastern Europe",2016,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,301400,"Project Grant","To support Transparency International Ukraine, a civil society organisation focused on anti-corruption and openness in the procurement system. They lead Prozorro, a tech-based platform that seeks to significantly improve the ability for civil society organisations in Ukraine to monitor public procurement processes." "Transparency International Ukraine","Financial Transparency","Eastern Europe",2017,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,77600,"One-Off Funding Grant","To support a project by Transparency International Ukraine, Open Contracting Partnership, and ePanstwo Foundation called Strengthening the Impact of the Civic Tech Community and Supporting Decision-Makers." "UK Field Study","Financial Transparency","Western Europe",2013,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,100000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To provide funding for the Field Study on UK Tax Payer Statements, which will research the impact of distributing to UK taxpayers statements that explain how their taxes are being spent." "Africa Check","Independent Media",Africa,2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,80000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To support Africa Check's collaboration with other Luminate investees." "Africa Check","Independent Media",Africa,2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,1000000,"General Funding Grant","To support Africa Check and enable them to expand their impact in South Africa, Nigeria, and Kenya." "Africa Check","Independent Media",Africa,2015,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,330000,"General Funding Grant","To support Africa Check, a non-profit working to promote accuracy in public debate and the media in Africa." "Africa Check","Independent Media",Africa,2014,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,250000,"General Funding Grant","To support Africa Check, a non-profit working to promote accuracy in public debate and the media in Africa." "African Media Initiative","Independent Media",Africa,2011,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,1200000,"General Funding Grant","To support the African Media Initiative, a consortium of private media companies in Africa that are working together to improve the quality of journalism on the continent, improve business practices, and access more flexible capital for investment in media." "African Media Initiative","Independent Media",Africa,2013,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,500000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To support the African News Innovation Challenge." amaBhungane,"Independent Media",Africa,2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,225000,"General Funding Grant","To support the amaBhungane Centre for Investigative Journalism's ongoing work to hold power to account." "BBC Media Action","Independent Media",Global,2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,200000,"Project Grant","To support the design of an international fund for public interest media." "Black Stripe Foundation","Independent Media",Africa,2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,283000,"Project Grant","To support The Big Debate, a townhall debate TV show produced by the Black Stripe Foundation that provides a unique platform for public engagement that helps to promote informed discussion and accountability." "Center for Economic Investigation and Teaching (CIDE)","Independent Media",Global,2014,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,150000,"Project Grant","To support the Mexico Innovation Agents project, which is an opportunity to catalyse public service delivery and generate learning for the global Open Government Partnership community." "Center for Economic Investigation and Teaching (CIDE)","Independent Media","Latin America",2013,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,215000,"Project Grant","To support data-driven journalism activities at the Center for Economic Investigation and Teaching (CIDE) in Mexico." "Center for Public Integrity","Independent Media","North America",2014,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,800000,"Project Grant","To support the Center for Public Integrity and its work on the State Integrity Investigation in the U.S." "Center for Public Integrity","Independent Media","North America",2010,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,1000000,"Project Grant","To support the Center for Public Integrity, which focuses its investigations on money and politics, government waste/fraud/abuse, the environment, healthcare reform, national security and state government transparency." Chequeado,"Independent Media","Latin America",2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,680000,"General Funding Grant","To support Chequeado in advancing its fact-checking efforts in Latin America through automation, content distribution, and data literacy programs." Chequeado,"Independent Media","Latin America",2016,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,237000,"General Funding Grant","To support Chequeado in advancing fact checking efforts in Latin America through the development of products from their Innovation Lab, as well as through the region-wide dissemination of those innovations as the hosts of a regional gathering on fact checking, ""Latam Chequea""." "Code for Africa","Independent Media",Africa,2015,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,532500,"Project Grant","To support the Innovate Africa media challenge, formerly known as ANIC, an initiative that encourages digital experimentation in newsrooms across the continent." "Committee to Protect Journalists","Independent Media",Global,2011,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,800000,"General Funding Grant","To support the Committee to Protect Journalists, promotes press freedom worldwide by defending the rights of journalists to report the news without fear of reprisal." "Committee to Protect Journalists","Independent Media",Global,2013,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,2100000,"General Funding Grant","To support the Committee to Protect Journalists, promotes press freedom worldwide by defending the rights of journalists to report the news without fear of reprisal." Correctiv,"Independent Media","Western Europe",2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,749500,"General Funding Grant","To support Correctiv, an independent, non-profit media organisation in Germany that investigates injustices and abuses of power, and runs educational programs on journalism and media literacy." "Enough is Enough","Independent Media",Africa,2010,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,87500,"Project Grant","To support a campaign to use technology to mobilise Nigerian citizens to register to vote in the 2011 Presidential Elections." "Freedom Voices Network","Independent Media",Global,2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,314000,"General Funding Grant","To support Forbidden Stories, which publishes the work of journalists that have been imprisoned or harmed." "Frontier Myanmar","Independent Media","Southeast Asia",2019,"Current Investee",For-Profit,"For-profit figures not reported","Project Grant","To support Frontier Myanmar, an English-only independent media bi-weekly magazine." "Full Fact","Independent Media",Global,2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,300000,"Project Grant","To support research on fact-checking formats." "Full Fact","Independent Media","Western Europe",2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,950000,"General Funding Grant","To support Full Fact, the UK's leading independent fact checking charity." "Global Disinformation Index","Independent Media",Global,2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,600000,"General Funding Grant","To support technology development of algorithms to calculate probability of misinformation underlying the Global Disinformation Index" "Global Forum for Media Development","Independent Media",Global,2011,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,150000,"General Funding Grant","To support the 3rd GFMD World Conference in Brasilia on May 8-11, 2012." "Global Investigative Journalism Conference","Independent Media","Latin America",2013,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,25000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To support the Global Investigative Journalism Conference, one of the largest and most influential conferences on investigative journalism held in Rio de Janeiro." "Global Voices","Independent Media",Global,2010,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,1200000,"General Funding Grant","To support Global Voices, a ""citizen media platform"" that seeks to find and publish the most compelling and important stories coming from marginalised and misrepresented communities." "Global Voices","Independent Media",Global,2014,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,1200000,"General Funding Grant","To support Global Voices, a ""citizen media platform"" that seeks to find and publish the most compelling and important stories coming from marginalised and misrepresented communities." "Guardian Activate","Independent Media",Global,2013,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,98000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To provide funding for a Guardian Activate conference in Africa, which seeks to increase collaboration among players in media, technology, civil society, and business in order to improve both the quantity and quality of civic innovation in South Africa as well as other countries in the region." HiviSasa,"Independent Media",Africa,2015,"Current Investee",For-Profit,"For-profit figures not reported",,"To provide a seed investment in HiviSasa.com, an online Kenyan newspaper that provides local, county level news tailored for the mobile web." "Hromadske TV","Independent Media","Eastern Europe",2016,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,1500000,"General Funding Grant","To provide core support for Hromadske TV, an initiative of Ukrainian journalists that aims to provide unbiased, uncensored information on political, economic, cultural, and social events to Ukrainian citizens." "Hromadske TV","Independent Media","Eastern Europe",2014,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,550000,"General Funding Grant","To support Hromadske TV, an initiative of Ukrainian journalists that aims to provide unbiased, uncensored information on political, economic, cultural, and social events to Ukrainian citizens." "International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)","Independent Media","Latin America",2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,459864,"Project Grant","To support the establishment of Velocidad, a media accelerator that provides capacity building and financing to independent for-profit and non-profit media organisations in Latin America._" "International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ)","Independent Media",Global,2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,4500000,"General Funding Grant","To support ICIJ, an investigative reporting enterprise and network of journalists and media outlets." "International Women's Media Foundation","Independent Media",Global,2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,350000,"Project Grant","To support IWMF's preventive cybersecurity programme and evaluation" "Journalism Development Network","Independent Media",Global,2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,800000,"Program Grant","To support OCCRP, an internationally renowned investigative journalism non-profit focussed on organised crime and corruption." "Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF)","Independent Media",Africa,2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,1650000,"Program Grant","To support the Media Development Investment Fund, which provides financial and venture support to independent media organisations globally." "Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF)","Independent Media",Global,2011,"Current Investee",For-Profit,"For-profit figures not reported",,"To support MDIF, a non-profit mission-driven investment fund that supports primarily for-profit independent news outlets in countries with a history of media oppression." "Media Legal Defence Intiative (MLDI)","Independent Media",Global,2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,1250000,"General Funding Grant","To provide support for Media Legal Defence Initiative's organisational health and growth." "Media Monitoring Africa","Independent Media",Africa,2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,330000,"General Funding Grant","To support MMA, a non-profit organisation that promotes democracy and a culture where media and the powerful respect human rights and encourage a just and fair society. MMA acts in a watchdog role to promote ethical and fair journalism that supports human rights." Metta,"Independent Media",Africa,2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,987000,"Project Grant","To provide core funding for Baraza Media Lab's space and program establishment" "New York University","Independent Media",Global,2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,1240000,Other,"Fund run by NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute's Membership Puzzle Project to identify and incubate innovative early-stage membership models globally" NewsDeeply,"Independent Media","North America",2014,"Current Investee",For-Profit,"For-profit figures not reported",,"To support NewsDeeply, a media organisation providing in-depth content on thematic topics." NewsTrust,"Independent Media",Global,2010,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,100000,"General Funding Grant","To support Newstrust, a non-profit news network where users were able to reference news stories, rate those stories according to quality of journalism, post reviews, and add stories they found worthwhile." Nexo,"Independent Media","Latin America",2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,920000,"General Funding Grant","To support Nexo, a Brazilian award-winning, digital-only independent media start-up. They are driven by the goal of strengthening citizenship and democracy through high quality information and data, and champion the idea that respectful public debate is possible and important." openDemocracy,"Independent Media","Western Europe",2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,650000,"Project Grant","To support openDemocracy's investigative output." "Poynter Institute","Independent Media",Global,2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,1000000,"Program Grant","To support Poynter's fact-checking network." "Poynter Institute","Independent Media",Global,2015,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,225000,"Project Grant","To support Poynter in fostering a global community of fact checkers by hiring a community manager, creating a website, curating best practice materials, and hosting a global fact checking summit." "Poynter Institute","Independent Media",Global,2014,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,35000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To fund an international conference on journalism fact checking organised by the Poynter Institute." "Project Isizwe","Independent Media",Africa,2015,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,472533,"Project Grant","To support Project Isizwe's WiFi's TV project that delivers hyper-local news content to low-income communities via online channels." "Project On Government Oversight (POGO)","Independent Media","North America",2010,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,1000000,"General Funding Grant","To support POGO, a bipartisan watchdog that focuses on bringing to light and rectifying systemic abuses of power in the U.S. federal government." "Project On Government Oversight (POGO)","Independent Media","North America",2013,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,500000,"General Funding Grant","To support POGO, a bipartisan watchdog that focuses on bringing to light and rectifying systemic abuses of power in the U.S. federal government." Publica,"Independent Media","Latin America",2013,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,120000,"Project Grant","To support Reportagem Publica, a crowd funded network of independent, investigative journalists, which if successful , will signal to other non-profit journalism organisations that crowd funding represents a viable revenue stream." "Pyoe Pin Programme","Independent Media","Southeast Asia",2017,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,250000,"Project Grant","To support Pyoe Pin and the production of the second season of the Sun, the Moon and the Truth (SMT), a TV series which raises awareness on the rule of law, democratic principles, rights, access to justice and information on the availability of legal aid services in Myanmar." "Quebrando o Tabú","Independent Media","Latin America",2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,240000,Other,"Quebrando o Tabú is a Brazilian, social-first independent media outlet, which covers issues of policy/politics and human rights." Rappler,"Independent Media","Southeast Asia",2015,"Alumni Investee",For-Profit,"For-profit figures not reported",,"To invest in Philippine Depository Receipts, which support Rappler Holdings Corporation, the parent company of Rappler, a Philippines-based social news network and video website." "Reporters Without Borders","Independent Media",Global,2017,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,1000000,"Project Grant","To support Reporters Without Borders, which promotes and defends the freedom to be informed and to inform others throughout the world." "Rhodes University","Independent Media",Africa,2014,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,25500,"One-Off Funding Grant","To provide support to Rhodes University to help fund the Highway Africa journalism conference, the largest annual gathering of African journalists in the world." "Sahara Reporters","Independent Media",Africa,2015,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,1122000,"General Funding Grant","To provide support for Sahara Reporters, a citizen media website that encourages citizen journalists to publish stories focusing on corruption in Nigeria" "Sahara Reporters","Independent Media",Africa,2017,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,240000,"General Funding Grant","To provide support for Sahara Reporters, a citizen media website that encourages citizen journalists to publish stories focusing on corruption in Nigeria" "Sahara Reporters","Independent Media",Africa,2011,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,150000,"General Funding Grant","To provide support for Sahara Reporters, a citizen media website that encourages citizen journalists to publish stories focusing on corruption in Nigeria" "Sahara Reporters","Independent Media",Africa,2011,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,300000,"General Funding Grant","To provide support for Sahara Reporters, a citizen media website that encourages citizen journalists to publish stories focusing on corruption in Nigeria" "Sahara Reporters","Independent Media",Africa,2013,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,1085000,"General Funding Grant","To provide support for Sahara Reporters, a citizen media website that encourages citizen journalists to publish stories focusing on corruption in Nigeria" "Sundance Institute","Independent Media",Global,2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,900000,"Project Grant","To create the Sundance Institute | Luminate Fund, which provides non-recoupable grants to independent artists working across documentary, narrative, episodic, and emerging media projects that address the areas in which Luminate strives to have impact." "The Bristol Cable","Independent Media","Western Europe",2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,275000,"Project Grant","To provide project support to The Bristol Cable, an independent media cooperative in Bristol that is redefining media ownership and providing impactful journalism that holds power to account." "The Bureau of Investigative Journalism","Independent Media","Western Europe",2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,900000,"General Funding Grant","To support The Bureau of Investigative Journalism's impactful journalism and investigations." "The Correspondent","Independent Media",Global,2018,"Current Investee",For-Profit,"For-profit figures not reported",,"To support The Correspondent, the international expansion of the Dutch membership-based journalism model, De Correspondent." "The Ferret","Independent Media","Western Europe",2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,100000,Other,"This funding provides project support to The Ferret, an award-winning independent media cooperative based in Scotland." "The Open Trust","Independent Media","Western Europe",2018,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,350000,"Program Grant","To support the investigations and output of openDemocracyUK." "The University of Texas at Austin","Independent Media","Latin America",2013,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,25000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To support International Symposium on Online Journalism, which focuses on the emergence of new kinds of independent, alternative journalism in Latin America." "The World Investigates (TWI)","Independent Media",Africa,2014,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,355000,"Project Grant","To support The World Investigates, an organisation comprised of award-winning journalists and filmmakers focused on supporting African investigative journalism and bringing those stories to a global audience." "World Press Freedom Day","Independent Media",Global,2011,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,200000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To support the Center for International Media Assistance, a Washington DC-based organisation leading the organising committee for World Press Freedom Day, celebrated with a series of events in DC from May 1-3, 2011." "XYZ Show","Independent Media",Africa,2010,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,500000,"General Funding Grant","To support Buni Media, a Kenyan non-profit producing creative digital content challenging the country's socio-political status quo including the XYZ Show." "XYZ Show","Independent Media",Africa,2012,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,430000,"General Funding Grant","To support Buni Media, a Kenyan non-profit producing creative digital content challenging the country's socio-political status quo including the XYZ Show." "Yangon Journalism School","Independent Media","Southeast Asia",2016,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,250000,"General Funding Grant","To support Yangon Journalism School in training journalists to improve the quality and scope of reportage in Myanmar." "Yangon Journalism School","Independent Media","Southeast Asia",2014,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,120000,"General Funding Grant","To support the school's efforts to, among other things, train more journalists, open a school in Mandalay, and establish an investigative journalism network in Myanmar." "American Immigration Council",Other,"North America",2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,500000,"Project Grant","To support the American Immigration Council's Justice Campaign in building a network of pro-bono lawyers to provide services to people in geographically isolated detention centers in the United States." "California Immigrant Policy Center",Other,"North America",2018,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,250000,"Project Grant","To support the California Immigrant Policy Center in conducting research to gain a much deeper and broader understanding of how Americans think about immigrants." "Center for Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL)",Other,Multi-Country,2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,1306024,"Program Grant","To support three programs run by the Center for Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) at Stanford: ON Leadership Forum (ONLF), Leadership Academy for Development (LAD), and the Ukrainian Emerging Leaders Program." "Center for Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL)",Other,Global,2015,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,830000,"Program Grant","To support activities related to Stanford's Center for Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law. The funds will continue support for the alumni network and student internships, all intended to develop talent and foster knowledge sharing in the Government Transparency area." "Center on Technology and Society",Other,"North America",2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,1450000,"Program Grant","To support the Center for Technology & Society in advancing ADL's mission of fighting anti-Semitism and hate, reinforcing its leadership against cyberhate, and protecting freedom of speech and democratic rights affected by emergent technologies." "Center on Technology and Society",Other,"North America",2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,250000,"Program Grant","To support the Center for Technology & Society in advancing ADL's mission of fighting anti-Semitism and hate, reinforcing its leadership against cyberhate, and protecting freedom of speech and democratic rights affected by emergent technologies." "Centre for Community Development Zimbabwe",Other,Africa,2018,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,130000,"Project Grant","To support the Centre for Community Development in Zimbabwe (CCDZ), a community-centred non-profit organisation, to work on enhancing citizen engagement, social accountability and monitoring of local government officials, and civic education at grassroots level." Civix,Other,Global,2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,355000,"Project Grant","To support Civix in developing an educational curriculum on digital threats to democracy for middle and high school students." "Dalberg Consulting",Other,Africa,2014,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,360000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To fund Dalberg Global Development Advisors to collect credible citizen feedback on public sector performance in several African countries." "Define American",Other,"North America",2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,400000,"General Funding Grant","To provide support for Define American's work to create more authentic and representative narratives about immigrants and refugees in the United States." "Georgetown University",Other,Africa,2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,200000,"Project Grant","To support a research project evaluating how administrative and political devolution can improve accountability, foster the provision of local public goods and services, and promote citizen engagement in sub-national governance to overcome unequal development and allocation of resources between counties in Kenya." "Good Films Impact",Other,"North America",2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,500000,"Project Grant","To support the Represent Justice campaign, launched in conjunction with the film Just Mercy, to change the culture and conversation about criminal justice in the United States." "Institute for Strategy and Policy",Other,"Southeast Asia",2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,263158,"Program Grant","To support the Institute for Strategy and Policy, a leading think tank in Myanmar, to support their research on Myanmar's political reforms, community outreach, and capacity building programmes." Involve,Other,"Western Europe",2018,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,60000,"Project Grant","To support the coordination and delivery of a citizens' assembly, in partnership with two parliamentary select committees." Involve,Other,"Western Europe",2014,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,270000,"Project Grant","To support Involve UK's two-year project to coordinate, strengthen and deepen the OGP civil society network in the UK." "Katiba Institute",Other,Africa,2018,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,900000,"General Funding Grant","To support Katiba Institute, which uses the constitution as an instrument to achieve the rule of law, greater respect for human rights, more transparent and accountable leadership, good governance, and eventually a more just society in Kenya. This is a core grant to support their work on improving citizens' access to information and ability to hold those in power accountable through the courts." "Leadership Academy for Development",Other,Global,2013,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,350000,"Program Grant","To support the Leadership Academy for Development, a programme at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, which is designed to train government officials and business leaders from developing countries to promote private sector development through public policy." "McGill University",Other,"North America",2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,165000,"Program Grant","To support the Max Bell School of Public Policy at McGill University to participate as the research lead in the Digital Democracy Project, a multi-faceted initiative designed to monitor, study, and respond to digital threats to democracy in Canada." "More in Common",Other,"Western Europe",2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,1800000,"Project Grant","To support More in Common, an organisation which aims to build communities and societies that are stronger, more united, and more resilient to the increasing threats of polarisation and social division." "New York University",Other,"North America",2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,175000,"Program Grant","To provide support for an NYU research team to collect and analyse data that increases the transparency of organised political messaging on major digital media platforms. The work aims to provide a public audit of voluntary corporate transparency and expose how organised information operations use digital advertising." "Open Government Partnership (OGP)",Other,Global,2015,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,3800000,"General Funding Grant","To support Open Government Partnership (OGP) to provide unrestricted funding to the OGP Support Unit. OGP is a multilateral initiative of countries in which governments and civil society work together to develop ambitious open government implementation plans." "Open Government Partnership (OGP)",Other,"North America",2012,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,480000,"Program Grant","To support the Open Government Partnership, an initiative launched in 2011 across 38 countries to ensure greater transparency of government and improved means for citizens of holding governments accountable." "Open Government Partnership (OGP)",Other,"North America",2013,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,1000000,"Program Grant","To provide support for the support unit of the Open Government Partnership, a multi-stakeholder initiative through which governments make concrete commitments to promote transparency, empower citizens, fight corruption, and harness new technologies to strengthen governance." "Poder Ciudadano",Other,"Latin America",2019,"Current Investee",For-Profit,"For-profit figures not reported","Project Grant","To support Poder Ciudadano in its efforts to establish accountability mechanisms to keep track of the electoral campaign expenditures during the national 2019 elections in Argentina." "Pop Culture Collaborative",Other,"North America",2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,1000000,"Project Grant","The Pop Culture Collaborative is committed to the advancement of just, authentic narratives of immigrants, communities of color, women, LGBTQ, and Muslims in pop culture with the purpose of creating a more equitable society. This grant supports the Collaborative in regranting to content creators, culture change strategists, and advocacy groups; sponsor audience engagement evaluation research; and grow the pop culture for social change field through convenings, events, and immersive learning sessions for practitioners and philanthropists." "Results for Development Institute",Other,Global,2015,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,400000,"Project Grant","To support the Governance Data Alliance, a community of organisations and individuals involved in the effective production and usage of high-quality governance data." "Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors",Other,Africa,2019,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,500000,"Program Grant","To support #AfricaNoFilter, a donor collaborative designed to support innovative narratives on Africa that can change the way both Africans and the rest of the world see the continent. ANF is a fiscally sponsored project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors." "Stiftung Neue Verantwortung (SNV)",Other,Global,2015,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,475000,"Project Grant","To support SNV in bringing together privacy advocates engaged in the surveillance debate with the open government community to establish a privacy policy framework with democratic legitimacy for any public institutions use of big and open data." "Transparency & Accountability Initiative (TAI)",Other,Global,2017,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,500000,"Program Grant","To support the Transparency & Accountability Initiative, a donor collaborative including Luminate, Open Society Foundations, Hewlett Foundation, Ford Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, and DFID." "Transparency & Accountability Initiative (TAI)",Other,Global,2013,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,565000,"General Funding Grant","To support projects and programs related to the Donor Collaborative on Transparency and Accountability Initiative." "Transparency & Accountability Initiative (TAI)",Other,Global,2009,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,80000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To support the donor collaborative on transparency and accountability, the principal aim of which is to increase knowledge on the impact of transparency and accountability, promote the use of new transparency & accountability technologies, and agree on international transparency & accountability standards." "Transparency & Accountability Initiative (TAI)",Other,Global,2014,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,60000,"One-Off Funding Grant","To provide funding for a full-time consultant to work on post-2015 Millennium Development Goals." "Transparency & Accountability Initiative (TAI)",Other,Global,2011,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,455000,"Program Grant","To support the donor collaborative on transparency and accountability, the principal aim of which is to increase knowledge on the impact of transparency and accountability, promote the use of new transparency & accountability technologies, and agree on international transparency & accountability standards." "Transparency & Accountability Initiative (TAI)",Other,Global,2010,"Current Investee",Non-Profit,48500,"Project Grant","To support the donor collaborative on transparency and accountability, the principal aim of which is to increase knowledge on the impact of transparency and accountability, promote the use of new transparency & accountability technologies, and agree on international transparency & accountability standards." Veritas,Other,Africa,2018,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,64900,"Project Grant","To support strategic litigation by Veritas for improved electoral processes, media freedom and transparency in Zimbabwe." "World Federation of United Nations Associations",Other,Global,2014,"Alumni Investee",Non-Profit,150000,"Project Grant","To support the hires of two coordinators to influence the SDG process in its final year before the 15-year goals are set."