DescriptionTo 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.
Funding typeGrant: Foreign Public Charity Equivalent
Funding purposeProgram Grant
DescriptionTo 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.
DescriptionTo 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.
DescriptionTo support activities related to Stanford's Center for Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law and Haas Center for Public Service - specifically, an undergraduate seminar, several undergraduate fellowships, and an alumni network - all intended to develop talent and foster knowledge sharing in the Government Transparency area.
DescriptionTo 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.
DescriptionTo 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.
DescriptionTo 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.
DescriptionTo 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.
DescriptionTo 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.
DescriptionTo 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.
DescriptionTo support a one-day event in 2012 called 'People, Technology, and Government' showcasing the use of technology tools for open government and for enabling increased transparency and accountability.
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