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Building a Better BRIDGE: Open Infrastructure for the Social Sector

...nical best practices and some of the social sector’s values. Who owns this BRIDGE? The core concern with BRIDGE is that it’s proprietary: the system and all of its data belong to the four partner organizations. This is a topic Powered by Data has written about before . BRIDGE broadly…...

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BRIDGE Project: Progress to Date

...three countries. Nonetheless, I am happy to report that the foundation of BRIDGE has been laid and we are making steady progress. From its inception, BRIDGE has been conceived of as something that will have the potential for unexpected positive outcomes. Just as no one involved in the creation of…...

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BRIDGE to Somewhere

...ct funders want to see on the issues they care about deeply. … VV: How did BRIDGE come about? JH: The idea for BRIDGE emerged out of a series of collaborative brainstorms, originally launched by the Omidyar Network, which were then taken up by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation…...

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BRIDGE: New Lookup Tool Identifies Global Social Sector Entities

...onization makes it easier to share and compare data among databases. Today BRIDGE launched a search tool at bridge-registry.org where anyone can look up an organization’s name, location, or BRIDGE Number. If you work with an NGO, it means that donors will be able to find your organization more easily…...

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BRIDGE Project: Progress Report

...Entities (BRIDGE) has recently crossed an important milestone — the first BRIDGE IDs have been issued. The new BRIDGE IDs are the culmination of year-long joint efforts of the core team member organizations (CTMs) — TechSoup Global, GuideStar, GlobalGiving, and Foundation Center — in conjunction with our contracted software development…...

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BRIDGE Project: Progress Report

...e the generation and growth of the thin layer of data that constitutes the BRIDGE registry, and to factor in the inevitable time and cost overruns. The four initial BRIDGE partner organizations — Foundation Center, GlobalGiving, GuideStar, and TechSoup — have all learned through experience that foundation grants are great…...

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Catalyzing a Global Marketplace

In 2002 we began to build an online funding bridge between passionate individual donors—people whose gifts are often seen as too small to be meaningful—and smaller organizations whose impact has been all too easy to ignore because of their size or remoteness of their work. Today that funding bridge has…

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Data Points and Data Agents

...s and other community serving organizations that, collectively, serve as a bridge between the needs of citizens on the ground and the policy decisions made by governments. The good news is that a range of interesting efforts are taking aim at the problem of connecting the millions of dots and,…...

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The Open 990 and US Nonprofits

...ment and innovation across government, private industry, and civil society BRIDGE Registry Learn more about the Basic Registry of Identified Global Entities, a project of Foundation Center, GlobalGiving, GuideStar, and TechSoup, as it pertains to nonprofit identification and information sharing across the global social sector Read perspectives and updates on…...

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Good Data Collaborative

...y’s responsible approaches to data collection and use, and address ways to bridge those gaps. Digital tools have empowered nonprofits and civil society actors to collect, store, and process more data, and sometimes particularly sensitive data, in the course of their ordinary service delivery. Organizations have new obligations to protect…...

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