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As a transparent grantmaker, we believe we have a duty to publish details of all our activities in an accessible format. The source data used on this page is available as open data and can be found at http://www.sfct.org.uk/360giving and https://www.iatiregistry.org/publisher/indtrust.

Democracy in Action TV

22 Jun 2017

South Africa

Democratic participation and civil society, Human rights, Radio/television/print media

£17,460.80

To produce a TV show in partnership with OpenUp to enable citizens to become active participants in shaping the world they live in by facilitating a two-way flow of communication between government and civil society on law-making processes and service delivery.

South African News Organisation

3 May 2017

South Africa

Media and free flow of information, Radio/television/print media

£20,000.00

Towards core costs of GroundUp.

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Annual Running Costs and Project Archivist

11 May 2017

The Sainsbury Archive

United Kingdom

£4,500.00

Three year grant (£1,500 in financial years 17-18, 18-19 and 19-20) towards annual running costs and a project archivist.

Digital Civil Society Lab World Tour

3 May 2017

Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society

United Kingdom

£5,000.00

Towards the costs of hosting a one-day conference on digital technology and civil society in London in June 2017.

Encouraging democratic participation in Kenyan youth

19 Apr 2017

Kenya

Elections, Legislatures and political parties

£15,671.46

To enable Livity Africa to work in partnership with Mzalendo to champion young people to create content and engagement that encourages democratic participation in the lead up to the Kenyan election.

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Digitisation of Africa’s Laws

16 Mar 2017

South Africa

Legal and judicial development

£90,000.00

Core costs to digitise and format laws from select African countries as well as test a range of sustainability strategies.

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Smarter Grants Initiative

20 Mar 2017

Localgiving Foundation

United Kingdom

£10,850.00

To support Localgiving's Smarter Grants Initiative, which aims at improving the relationship between charities and grantmakers.

Establishing a new Media Lab

4 May 2017

Liberia

Elections, Free flow of information

£18,000.00

To enable a new media lab to be established at iCampus, a shared innovation, co-working and community space for organizations focusing on the intersection of technology, accountability and social change in Liberia.

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Encouraging Best Practice FOI Act

20 Mar 2017

Campaign for Freedom of Information

United Kingdom

£20,000.00

Towards their ongoing charitable activities, such as training, education and encouraging best practice of the FOI Act.

Digitisation of Nigeria’s Laws

16 Mar 2017

Nigeria

Legal and judicial development

£25,000.00

Towards the core costs of establishing a Nigerian Legal Information Institute within this organisation and the digitisation of Nigeria’s laws.

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