Grants

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Digital Impact Grants was a three-year initiative (2016-2018) of Digital Impact, supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, to fund research and innovation to strengthen the safe, ethical, and effective use of digital resources in civil society. A fundamental goal of the program was to support better data-informed decision making in philanthropy (particularly individual giving) and in the social sector writ large.

The program awarded grants for two types of projects: scholarly research and sector advancement. Our aim: to foster innovations and research that have broad application for improving knowledge, practices, and outcomes across the social sector.

2018 Grantees

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.

2018 Grantees

2017 Grantees

Digital Impact has awarded more than $200,000 in grants to seven international and U.S. social sector organizations working to advance the safe, ethical, and effective use of digital resources for social good around the globe.

2017 Grantees

2016 Grantees

Digital Impact has awarded nearly $275,000 in grants to six projects spearheaded by U.S. nonprofits and universities to build a higher impact social sector founded in responsible digital data use and infrastructure.

2016 Grantees