Grants Awarded

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Continued work on parliamentary transparency and public services in Africa

23 Feb 2017

Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, United Kingdom

Free flow of information, Legislatures and political parties


To support parliamentary transparency and public services delivery work.

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Holding government accountable through data-driven campaigns in Nigeria

28 Feb 2017


Democratic participation and civil society, Human rights


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

South Africa

Information and Communication Technology, Media and free flow of information


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 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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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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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.

Improving transparency in sub-Saharan Africa’s health systems

10 Nov 2016

United Kingdom

Democratic participation and civil society, Health policy and administrative management


To enable them to distribute small grants to organisations in Sub-Saharan Africa who are using technology to improve transparency in the pharmaceutical and health sector.

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Open data and manifesto tracker for Uganda

5 Sep 2016



Administrative costs, Information and Communication Technology, Legislatures and political parties


To support core costs for Outbox to establish a team that will support open data work, including the development of an open data portal and a manifesto tracker.

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Supporting Youth Employment/Entrepreneurship

15 Aug 2016

Sensi Company Ltd

Sierra Leone

Information and Communication Technology


This funding has been made available to us via the Queen’s Young Leaders Programme and will enable Sensi tech innovation hub in Sierra Leone to support initiatives which help upskill young people to enable them to gain employment or participate in entrepreneurship. £10k of this grant will be used to build a crowdfunding platform in partnership with Digicell in Jamaica.