Grants Awarded

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Supporting positive change through open data

15 Mar 2017

Open Data Durban


To cover core costs for a group which is supporting the use of open data to understand the city and bring about positive change.

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Supporting People’s Assembly parliamentary monitoring site

28 Feb 2017

Parliamentary Monitoring Group


Three year grant to support the core costs of running the People’s Assembly parliamentary monitoring site and advocacy efforts around it.

Continued work on parliamentary transparency and public services in Africa

23 Feb 2017


United Kingdom


To support parliamentary transparency and public services delivery work.

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Strengthening Kenyan Parliamentary Monitoring Site

13 Feb 2017

Mzalendo Trust


Three year grant to support core costs of Mzalendo, which monitors Kenya's parliament and the activities of its parliamentarians.

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Holding government accountable through data-driven campaigns in Nigeria

28 Feb 2017

Connected Development (CODE)


To cover core costs to an organisation which runs data-led campaigns which hold government to account on budget allocations and delivery of services.

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Supporting the use of data and technology to drive social change

23 Feb 2017



This grant provides core funding for Code4SA, which uses data and technology to promote informed decision-making that drives social change in South Africa.

Improving access to UK philanthropic data

25 Jan 2017


United Kingdom


To help cover the core costs of 360Giving, the organisation supporting UK donors and philanthropists to publish their grants data in an open, standardised way to support decision-making and learning across the charitable giving sector.

Addressing civic challenges through technology in Ghana

11 Jan 2017


Information and Communication Technology


To support a user centred design process which will enable technologists, civil society and creatives to work together to identify and address civic challenges in Ghana.

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Addressing civic challenges through technology in Uganda

11 Jan 2017


Anti-corruption organisations and institutions, Democratic participation and civil society


To contribute to phase 2 of a civic tech collaboration. This project brings together civic groups, technologists and creatives to build a platform (Yogera) which aims to tackle corruption in Uganda.

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Strengthening opportunities for young people in King’s Cross, London

4 Jan 2017

Copenhagen Youth Project

United Kingdom


Core funding for three years (£15,000 in each financial year 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19) to this youth organisation which offers a variety of activities and programmes for young people in this King's Cross area.