On the Web

The Life You Can Save
April 27, 2016

The Life You Can Save was founded to raise awareness of the more than one billion men, women, and children who live in extreme poverty.... 

Data USA
April 12, 2016

Funded by Deloitte and programmed and maintained by the MIT Media Lab, the site makes government data for any county, city, metropolitan area, and state in the U.S. easier to find and decipher....

TrollBusters
March 29, 2016

Conceived by Michelle Ferrier, an associate dean at Ohio University’s Scripps College of Communication and herself a former journalist, Trollbusters aims to help women writers, journalists, and bloggers combat online trolls and cyber-harassment....

Google Cultural Institute
March 15, 2016

Founded in 2011, the Google Cultural Institute partners with museums and cultural institutions to put the world's cultural heritage online and make it more widely accessible to a global audience....

Copia
March 2, 2016

Copia (formerly Feeding Forward) got its start at UC Berkeley, where its founder and CEO, Komal Ahmad, had an epiphany after she invited a homeless person to lunch at a cafeteria on campus....

BRIDGE Project
February 17, 2016

The BRIDGE (Basic Registry of Identified Global Entities) project, a partnership of Foundation Center, GlobalGiving, GuideStar, and TechSoup, aims to make data about nonprofits better by creating a way for currently disparate data sets to be more easily mashed-up.....

Freedmen's Bureau Project
February 3, 2016

The Freedmen's Bureau Project works to help African Americans discover their roots by making documents and records detailing the marriages and families, military service, medical care, and banking and property transactions of four million formerly enslaved "freedmen" searchable online...

CareMessage
January 19, 2016

The CareMessage platform makes it easy for healthcare organizations to use text and voice messaging to promote greater patient engagement and improved self-care....

Project Gutenberg
January 5, 2016

Project Gutenberg — the oldest digital library in cyberspace — was named in honor of Johannes Gutenberg, the 15th-century German printer whose introduction of movable type printing to Europe initiated the modern era... 

Givology
December 23, 2015

Givology links donors to innovative, high-impact educational projects and scholarships designed to transform local communities one at a time.... 

Global Forest Watch Climate
December 8, 2015

The new Global Forest Watch Climate mapping platform explores the impact of tropical deforestation on global climate change and makes it easier for governments, companies, and civil society organizations to identify targets in the fight to protect the world's forests....

Slavery Footprint
November 24, 2015

Launched on September 22, 2011 — the 149th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation — Slavery Footprint works to build awareness of and create action against forced labor, human trafficking, and modern-day slavery....

Ford Foundation
November 10, 2015

Established in 1936 with an initial gift of $25,000 from Edsel Ford, the Ford Foundation has worked across eight decades "to reduce poverty and injustice, strengthen democratic values, promote international cooperation, and advance human achievement"....