Open Knowledge Foundation

For A Project To Support The Global Open Data Index

Overview
The Open Knowledge Foundation promotes open-source technologies and government open-data portals, and encourages stakeholders to use government data to increase the ability of citizens to make informed demands on government. This grant will support the Global Open Data Index to enable civil society organizations that use open data to improve community monitoring, advocacy, and journalism. Support will also be provided to strengthen the global network of Open Knowledge Communities.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.okfn.org 
Address
St John's Innovation CentreCowley Road
Cambridge, CB4 0WS United Kingdom
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
Open Knowledge Foundation partners with civil society organizations to take action on social problems through the use of data and monitoring. This grant will support the organizational priorities of the Open Knowledge Foundation during the grant period, including OpenSpending, a global network of actors and tools to monitor government budgeting and spending, and Open Data for Tax Justice, a global network of actors using open data to improve advocacy, journalism, and public policy around tax justice.
for a project to support the Global Open Data Index  
The Open Knowledge Foundation promotes open-source technologies and government open-data portals, and encourages stakeholders to use government data to increase the ability of citizens to make informed demands on government. This grant will support the Global Open Data Index to enable civil society organizations that use open data to improve community monitoring, advocacy, and journalism. Support will also be provided to strengthen the global network of Open Knowledge Communities.

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