Open Knowledge Foundation



Open Knowledge Foundation is a global non-profit organization focused on realizing open data's value to society by helping civil society groups access and use data to take action on social problems.

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okfn.org

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Recent News from Open Knowledge Foundation


Launching the Open Data Day 2021 mini-grant scheme
Foundation: Open Knowledge Foundation

Anyone can apply for a $300 USD mini-grant. This year we are providing mini-grants to both: Real world events in your location, and;...more

Selected past grants
Foundation: Open Knowledge Foundation

Grant Year, Grantee / Project, Info, URL, Range, Area. 2014-2016, GNUnet, GNUnet provides a strong foundation of free software for a...more

Digital civil society emerging « Philanthropy North Carolina
Foundation: Open Knowledge Foundation

Yet the “human and organizational resistance to new practices and behaviors is significant, and the pressures to change philanthropic behavior are...more

ScraperWiki and Open Knowledge Foundation win grants to help data journalism
Foundation: Knight Foundation, Open Knowledge Foundation

ScraperWiki, the British startup website which enables people to write code to "scrape" sites for public data, has won a grant of $280000 from the Knight Foundation to help expand its...more





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