On the Web

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"....

Early Warning Project
October 13, 2015

Launched earlier this year by the Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide and the Dickey Center for International Understanding at Dartmouth College, EWP uses a wide range of data to identify countries at risk of mass atrocities....

Global Oneness Project
September 15, 2015

Founded in 2006 by filmmaker and composer Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee, the Global Oneness Project produces and curates films, photo essays, and articles that explore cultural, social, and environmental issues through a humanistic lens.... 

Watsi
September 1, 2015

Watsi connects medical patients in the developing world who can't afford the procedures they need with donors from around the globe.... 

The Data Center
August 18, 2015

Founded in 1997 as the Greater New Orleans Community Data Center, the Data Center aims to transform the culture of Southeast Louisiana from one that is data–averse to one that embraces data as an intrinsic component of sound policy development....