Category: Digital Impact Grants

Housing Data Tool Aims to Strengthen Tenants Rights

Digital Impact grantee JustFix.nyc is using New York City’s housing crisis to lay the groundwork for a nationwide movement built on public data.

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Location Privacy: How Protected Are We?

Public Lab is developing a set of tools based on “location blurring,” a new system that would mitigate the abuse of big tech surveillance.

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Can Data Make Bad Housing Practice a Thing of the Past?

Digital Impact grantee JustFix.nyc is leading a data coalition whose aim is to further housing justice in New York City and beyond.

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Open Data and Economic Ownership in West African Agriculture

Mobile apps are empowering millions of rural farmers across the West African country of Ghana. But there may be a flip side.

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Algorithmic Bias: Better Policy and Practice for Civil Society

Podcast and Transcript: Experts in tech and data ethics explore how civil society organizations can work toward better policy for predictive technologies.

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Algorithmic Risk Assessment in Pretrial Detention

With the help of a Digital Impact grant, one Philadelphia-based nonprofit is taking on predictive technology in the criminal justice system, one algorithm at a time.

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2018 Grants Cohort Selected

Digital Impact has awarded nearly $200,000 in grants to five social sector organizations working to advance the safe, ethical, and effective use of digital resources for social good.

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Grantee Profile: Good Data Collaborative

The Collaborative’s overarching goal is to jump-start a conversation across the sector—especially among smaller civil society players—about responsible data.

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Digital Impact Grants 2018 Cycle Now Open!

Digital Impact Grants are back! Digital Impact is pleased to announce the opening of the 2018 cycle for our Digital Impact Grants program to advance the use of digital data and infrastructure for social good, and to support better data-informed decision making in philanthropy (particularly individual giving) and in the social sector writ large. Launched in 2016 […]

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Grantee Profile: ImpactView

With the help of Digital Impact, a Drexel University professor is developing an interactive tool that would map thousands of nonprofits in their local neighborhoods, starting with Philadelphia.

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