This is our growing list of funders and donors that have supported civic tech efforts over the years. Not all fund exclusively civic tech, but if they're in this collection, they either currently support this work or have at some point in the past.
Google.org, Google’s philanthropic arm, is providing $15M to The Asia Foundation to launch the APAC Cybersecurity Fund in partnership with CyberPeace Institute and Global Cyber Alliance to bolster cyber capabilities of 300,000 underserved micro and small businesses, nonprofits, and social enterprises.
The Risk and Response Fund is a $10 million pool of unrestricted resources that can be deployed with speed when a crisis strikes. It will also ensure Internews has unrestricted funds to cover the organizational risks and costs inherent in operating a multinational nonprofit with programs in the places that need information most.
Civitates provides funding for civil society actors to come together, revitalise public discourse, and ensure that all voices are heard. Because we need a strong civil society to shape vibrant and open European democracies that work for all.
Philea (Philanthropy Europe Association) is the leading organisation for foundations, philanthropic organisations and networks working for the common good in Europe. It aims to create connections and knowledge sharing between its members.
The EMIF is entrusted with an objective of public interest to support fact-checking and media literacy initiatives, as well as fundamental research projects, with a view to addressing the phenomenon of online disinformation in Europe and promoting a more resilient and fact-based digital information ecosystem.
We identify political changemakers in Europe and provide them with financial resources, strategic advice, practical support and a community of practice to advance their mission of reimagining politics.
At ex/ante, we’ve created an experimental sandbox for inventive teams to build solutions that advance free societies and counter authoritarianism. We bet early on novel technology that advances democratic values and individual rights. We seek to restore personal control over assets, data, and networks. We provide the right resources to kick-start, build, and scale these concepts—leveraging diverse partners and risk-forward capital.
The Grants have two goals – to contribute to a more equal Europe, both socially and economically – and to strengthen the relations between Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, and the 15 Beneficiary States in Europe.
The Czech OSF was founded in 1992 and since the very beginning has been member of the Open Society Foundations international network. The goal was to re-establish democratic principles in our country, contribute towards the development of a free society, transparency and equality of all people indiscriminately.
In order to encourage more outstanding talents to invest in the new-type democratic experiment field and accelerate the incubation of more achievements, the g0v zero-hour government loosening group of Dasong is held on a regular basis.
Grassroots Analytics Venture Fund is on the lookout for ideas that monetize or add value to GA's industry-leading progressive consumer database. This is a $500,000 fund for internal or external ventures.
The Global Innovation Fund is a non-profit innovation fund headquartered in London with an office in Washington D.C. that invests in the development, rigorous testing, and scaling of innovations targeted at improving the lives of the world's poorest people.
We believe that the best ideas for solving some of the world's most critical problems can come from anyone, anywhere. Through our grants and risk capital, we help breakthrough solutions to global development challenges from for-profit firms, non-profit organisations, researchers, and government agencies to maximise their impact and affect meaningful change.
Social media platforms have a growing influence on American life. Unchecked, these networks can distort reality, fuel discrimination, and undermine elections. With stronger accountability, new technology can instead strengthen civic participation while safeguarding civil rights.
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