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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.

Parliamentary monitoring in Africa

29 Jul 2015

mySociety

Ghana, South Africa, United Kingdom

Administrative costs, Democratic participation and civil society, Electoral assistance and monitoring

£40,000.00

To cover core costs for their team to work with partner organisations in African countries to develop and improve upon civic websites for parliamentary monitoring and citizen feedback.

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Digital Education Platform in Ethiopia

27 Jul 2015

Ahadoo Tec ICT Solutions Plc

Ethiopia

Education facilities and training, Information and Communication Technology, Secondary education

£15,760.00

To cover content development for a digital education platform in Ethiopia and includes an additional £500 to cover the training of government staff..

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People’s Assembly parliamentary monitoring site in South Africa

27 Jul 2015

Parliamentary Monitoring Group

South Africa

Democratic participation and civil society, Government administration, Media and free flow of information, Support to local and regional NGOs

£20,000.00

To contribute towards the development, management and promotion of the People’s Assembly parliamentary monitoring site.

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Data Journalism School Project in South Africa

27 Jul 2015

Dim Sum Digital Limited

South Africa

Media and free flow of information

£11,600.00

To contribute towards a data journalism school project, focusing on ensuring that relevant stories and issues from civil society are addressed by the school. This project to be run jointly with Code4SA.

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Data Journalism School Project in South Africa

27 Jul 2015

OpenUp - (formerly known as Code for South Africa)

South Africa

Information and Communication Technology, Media and free flow of information

£10,000.00

To contribute towards a data journalism school project, focusing on ensuring that relevant stories and issues from civil society are addressed by the school. This project to be run jointly with Dim Sum Digital.

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Civic technology lab driving social change in South Africa

27 Jul 2015

OpenUp - (formerly known as Code for South Africa)

South Africa

Anti-corruption organisations and institutions, Democratic participation and civil society, Free flow of information

£30,000.00

Towards core costs.

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Scoping Corporate Data in South Africa

27 Jul 2015

OpenUp - (formerly known as Code for South Africa)

South Africa

Anti-corruption organisations and institutions, Free flow of information

£3,000.00

For scoping potential uses of corporate data in campaigns and programmes with civil society and the media in South Africa.

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Using open data to tackle social problems

10 Jun 2015

Open Knowledge Foundation

United Kingdom

Democratic participation and civil society, Information and Communication Technology

£10,000.00

Open Knowledge is an international non-profit network of people passionate about openness, using advocacy, technology and training to unlock information and enable people to work with it to create and share knowledge. This grant is for core costs.

School of Data Fellowships in South Africa

10 Jun 2015

Open Knowledge Foundation

South Africa

Democratic participation and civil society, Media and free flow of information

£5,000.00

To jointly run three School of Data (SCODA) fellowships in South Africa with Code4SA, which will enable technologists, data wranglers, civil society and possibly a government department to work together to utilise data to promote social change. This grant to Open Knowledge is for thought leadership and for linking the SCODA fellowship into their wider network..

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School of Data Fellowships in South Africa

10 Jun 2015

OpenUp - (formerly known as Code for South Africa)

South Africa

Democratic participation and civil society, Media and free flow of information

£26,000.00

To jointly run three School of Data (SCODA) fellowships in South Africa with Open Knowledge Foundation, which will enable technologists, data wranglers, civil society and possibly a government department to work together to utilise data to promote social change. £18,000 will cover the fellowship salaries and the remainder will cover management costs and travel.

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