On the Web

Foundation Funding for U.S. Democracy
September 13, 2018

Created by Foundation Center, the platform features tens of thousands of grants that help shed light on foundations' efforts to strengthen U.S. democracy....

Smithsonian Learning Lab
August 29, 2018

The Smithsonian Learning Lab pulls together digital resources from across the Smithsonian’s nineteen museums and nine major research centers, making it easy to create and share personalized collections of Smithsonian assets and user-generated resources....

LRA Crisis Tracker
August 17, 2018

The LRA Crisis Tracker is a mapping tool that displays up-to-date activity data on the Lord's Resistance Army, a rebel group that operates in northern Uganda, South Sudan, the Central African Republic, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, enabling users to better understand the urgency of the LRA crisis as well as broader security threats in the region to its human population, wildlife, and natural resources.... 

Prevent Epidemics
August 1, 2018

Developed by Resolve to Save Lives, an initiative of Vital Strategies, Prevent Epidemics is a new information source designed to help users determine how prepared their country is to find, stop, and prevent them....

Public Safety Assessment
July 19, 2018

The Public Safety Assessment tool was developed as a way to predict the chances that an individual charged with a crime will fail to appear for a future court appearance, as well as the risk of him/her committing a new crime if released before trial....

Racial Equity Here
July 5, 2018

Racial Equity Here is a national movement dedicated to dismantling structural racism, eliminating racial inequities, and driving better outcomes for all communities....

Global Fishing Watch
June 20, 2018

Founded by ocean conservation organization Oceana, Google, and SkyTruth, Global Fishing Watch is a big data "transparency" platform that leverages satellite data to create the first comprehensive view of commercial fishing activity on the planet's oceans.... 

USAFacts
June 6, 2018

USA Facts is a nonpartisan, nonprofit civic initiative that works to spur serious, reasoned, and informed discourse on the purpose and functions of government....

MIT Living Wage Calculator
May 23, 2018

The MIT Living Wage Calculator enables anyone to estimate the cost of living in a community or region and determine the hourly wage a worker in that community needs to support him or herself and a family....

Native Land
May 9, 2018

Run by Victor G Temprano, the Native Land site uses various kinds of data to map the boundaries of Indigenous ancestral territories in North America, and beyond.... 

Great Elephant Census
April 25, 2018

The final GEC report provides valuable information to governments, scientists, NGOs, and wildlife stakeholders in Africa involved in making strategic decisions on how to manage and protect wild elephant populations.... 

Eviction Lab
April 12, 2018

Founded in 2017 by Matthew Desmond, a professor in the department of sociology at Princeton University and author of Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, the Eviction Lab makes nationwide eviction data publicly available to all who want to understand the link between the epidemic of eviction and poverty in America....

In Pieces
March 29, 2018

The online interactive exhibition is designed to raise awareness about the threats confronting thirty of the world’s most endangered species, including the golden lion tamarin, Kemp's ridley sea turtle, the vaquita, and the Bactrian camel...

World Inequality Database on Education
March 13, 2018

An initiative of UNESCO, the World Inequality Database on Education highlights levels of education inequality across more than a hundred and sixty countries and between groups within countries....