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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.

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Responsible Computing Challenge

The Responsible Computing Challenge - supported by the Mellon Foundation, Omidyar Network, Schmidt Futures, Craig Newmark Philanthropies, USAID, Mozilla - fund academic teams that combine faculty and practitioners from Computing, Humanities, Library and Information Science, and Social Science fields in order to reimagine how the next generation of technologists will be educated.

CS Fund Just Transitions

CS Fund is launching a new funding program on Just Transitions to advance social and ecological justice for a future grounded in justice, joy, belonging, and liberation for all beings.

Co-Develop

A global not-for-profit fund to achieve the catalytic possibilities of digital public infrastructure

Omidyar Network - The Tech We Want

The Tech We Want is four-year, $8 million portfolio of work focused on connecting and empowering a new wave of leaders, companies, and technologies that are built on inclusivity, mutualism, sustainability, accountability, and responsible innovation.

Design 4 Democracy

Our mission is to ensure that information technology and social media play a proactive role in supporting democracy and human rights globally.

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.

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.

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