Category: Digital Impact Grants

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 much-needed 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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The Data Culture Project: Building Data Capacity with Confidence

Data culture experts discuss a hands-on, self-service curriculum that empowers professionals of all experience levels to work with data.

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Grantee Profile: Data Culture Project

With the help of Digital Impact, MIT’s Rahul Bhargava helped to launch the Data Culture Project, a set of free online tools designed to help organizations build data skills across their teams.

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Good Data Collaborative: Defining “Responsible Data” for Nonprofits

Podcast and Transcript: Experts discuss responsible data, power, and the role of data and ethics in tech for good space.

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