DescriptionTo 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.
DescriptionTo 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.
DescriptionTo 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.
Amount committed (US$)
For-profit figures not reported
Funding typeDebt: Convertible (Seed)
DescriptionTo 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.
DescriptionTo 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.
Funding typeGrant: Foreign Public Charity Equivalent
Funding purposeGeneral Funding Grant
DescriptionTo 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.
DescriptionTo support a convening of Parliamentary Monitoring Organizations to discuss advocacy strategies to set global norms for legislative transparency. The convening is organised by the National Democratic Institutes.
DescriptionTo 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.
DescriptionTo 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.
DescriptionTo 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.
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