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Opening up Civic Data and making it more effective

16 Mar 2016

Open Data Durban

South Africa

Democratic participation and civil society, Information and Communication Technology


To provide core costs to the team, to explore ways of working with government, civil society and journalists to encourage the opening up of civic data and its more effective use.

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Addressing Civic Challenges through technology in Uganda

14 Mar 2016

Hive Colab


Information and Communication Technology


Contribute towards a collaboration between Hive Colab, mySociety, civic and creative groups in Uganda to explore whether user centred design can result in the development of a tech driven prototype which tackles a civic challenge identified by the groups involved..

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Improving access to UK philanthropic/grantmakers data

11 Mar 2016


United Kingdom


Towards core costs to help make philanthropic spending more transparent and effective..

Digitising Corporate Data in South Africa

11 Mar 2016

OpenUp - (formerly known as Code for South Africa)

South Africa

Information and Communication Technology


To contribute towards a project which will open up and digitise selected corporate data in South Africa and work with 3 demand side partners (civil society and journalists) to explore how this data can be used for accountability purposes.

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Working to make philanthropy and charitable giving more effective

11 Mar 2016

Institute for Philanthropy

United Kingdom


Towards core costs.

South African movie-based campaign around drug awareness

11 Mar 2016

Siyakhona Multi Media Co-operative Ltd

South Africa

Health education


A top up grant towards the project.

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Citizen Journalism in South Africa – Our Health Programme

24 Feb 2016

Health-e News Service

South Africa

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


To support stipends, salaries and other costs associated with the Our Health programme.

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Supporting female tech entrepreneurs in Benin

8 Feb 2016



Information and Communication Technology


Towards their WHISPA programme, which supports female tech entrepreneurs as well as contributing to core costs of Etrilabs.

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Supporting refugees and asylum seekers in the UK

4 Feb 2016

Handicap International UK

Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, United Kingdom

Human rights, Material relief assistance and services, Relief co-ordination; protection and support services


To support costs associated with their work with refugees, asylum seekers and displaced people.

Follow the Money Campaigns in Nigeria

28 Jan 2016

Connected Development (CODE) - Follow The Money


Democratic participation and civil society, Human rights


Core Costs for Follow the Money Campaigns.

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