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These are broader efforts by foundations to create or re-shape entire fields with dedicated waves of funding. A historic example is the Ford Foundation's popularization of legal clinics at law schools to provide pro bono services to the poor.

100 Resilient Cities

We help cities around the world become more resilient to the physical, social, and economic challenges that are a growing part of the 21st century.

Data for Health

The lack of data disproportionately affects low- and middle-income countries with 60 percent of these countries not reporting any data, covering 2 billion people.

Open Internet for Democracy

The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), the National Democratic Institute (NDI), and the Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA) are facilitating an initiative to identify and promote internet norms and principles essential to democratic governance.

Democratic Innovation in Megacities

NDI is partnering with Living Cities—an organization that harnesses the collective power of the world’s largest foundations and financial institutions to get dramatically better results for low-income urban residents—on a research initiative to explore the innovative ways that megacity governments are strengthening urban democracy.

Find That Charity

'Find that Charity', developed by David Kane and supported by 360Giving, is a tool for finding data about non-profit organisations.

International Aid Transparency Initiative

International Aid Transparency Initiative IATI is a global initiative to improve the transparency of development and humanitarian resources and their results to address poverty and crises.

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