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Promoting best practice regarding the FOI Act in the UK

17 Dec 2015

Campaign for Freedom of Information

United Kingdom


Towards the charitable costs of CFOI.

Supporting refugees in the UK

8 Dec 2015

Local Welcome

United Kingdom


Towards the establishment of as a tool to help refugees to integrate into the UK and to encourage greater community cohesion between refugees and local citizens..

South African Freedom of Information Tracker Tool

26 Nov 2015

South African History Archive (SAHA)

South Africa

Democratic participation and civil society, Human rights


To support SAHA's work around freedom of information and to enable changes and upgrades to their FOI Tracker tool. The tool allows civil society to submit FOI requests to relevant public bodies and keep track of their progress.

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Community News focusing on social injustice stories in South Africa

2 Nov 2015

Ground Up

South Africa

Free flow of information, Information and Communication Technology


To contribute towards the core costs of a community news organisation in South Africa which focuses on social justice stories in vulnerable communities.

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Supporting the People’s Shujaaz Awards in Kenya

20 Oct 2015

Mzalendo Trust


Democratic participation and civil society, Free flow of information


To support the People's Shujaaz Awards to acknowledge and highlight the most active Kenyan parliamentarians and increase the media exposure of the organisation.

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Technology Innovation Hub Sustainability Conference

20 Oct 2015



Administrative costs, Information and Communication Technology


To contribute towards the Innovation Hub Sustainability Conference - which will explore the theme of innovation hub sustainability and aims to distribute learning across the wider hub network.

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Preventing young sudden cardiac death and supporting affected families

23 Sep 2015


United Kingdom


Unrestricted core funding.

Vital mapping information to assist in humanitarian crises

16 Sep 2015

Medecins Sans Frontieres - Doctors without Borders

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Information and Communication Technology, Media and free flow of information, Support to international NGOs


To support MSF's Missing Maps work in South Kivu, DRC. The project seeks to map communities and infrastructure using the OpenStreetMap platform to provide MSF teams and others with accurate geographical information on South Kivu.

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Literacy Digital Platform to help young people in South Africa

16 Sep 2015

FunDza Literacy Trust

South Africa

Basic life skills for youth and adults, Information and Communication Technology


Towards salary costs and tech development of digital platforms which help to improve the literacy of young people in South Africa.

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Tanzanian Mobile Parliamentary Project

16 Sep 2015

Magilatech Company Ltd


Democratic participation and civil society, Free flow of information, Information and Communication Technology


To contribute towards technical improvements, salary costs, marketing and training for a voice based system which provides Tanzanians with access to parliamentary proceedings.

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