On the Web

Your American Dream Score
May 25, 2017

Funded by the Ford Foundation, the Your American Dream Score project aims to engage people in thinking about issues such as poverty, inequality, and opportunity and offers strategies and resources that can help people move up in life.... 

Confronting Poverty
May 10, 2017

Confronting Poverty, a long-running project spearheaded by researchers at Cornell and Washington University in St. Louis, provides a set of tools for learning more about poverty and inequality in the United States.... 

FundingTheOcean.org
April 26, 2017

FundingTheOcean.org is a dynamic knowledge hub designed to track, inform, and inspire ocean conservation philanthropy around the world....

FOIA Mapper
April 12, 2017

FOIA Mapper compiles information related to Freedom of Information requests — documents, database schema, logs, and more — into a centralized catalog, searchable by topic.... 

Wellcome Open Research
March 30, 2017

Wellcome Open Research publishes scholarly articles detailing basic scientific, translational and clinical research funded (or co-funded) by the UK-based Wellcome Trust....

Gapminder
March 15, 2017

Gapminder is an independent Swedish organization that works to combat misconceptions about global development with statistic-based presentations and teaching materials.... 

Zilient.org
February 28, 2017

Billed as a work in progress, Zilient is an online platform that brings together resilience professionals from the NGO, INGO, government, and private sectors to learn from each other and create new solutions to the challenge of climate change....

Visualizing Funding for Libraries
February 14, 2017

Launched by Foundation Center earlier this month, Visualizing Funding for Libraries is a free comprehensive database of grants awarded to or in support of libraries by U.S. foundations.... 

The Refugee Project
February 2, 2017

The Refugee Project synthesizes data gathered by the United Nations since 1975 to visually narrate the forced migrations of refugees around the world.... 

HeForShe
January 5, 2017

The HeForShe campaign for gender equality provides a systematic approach to and targeted platform on which men and boys can engage and become change agents for the achievement of gender equality....

GiveDirectly
December 21, 2016

GiveDirectly makes it easy to transfer $1,000 in cash — a year's budget for a typical household — to an extremely poor family in Kenya or Uganda....

DigitalIMPACT.io
December 7, 2016

Created by the Digital Civil Society Lab at Stanford, digitalIMPACT.io supports the efforts of civil society organizations to manage and govern their digital data with the same degree of care they commit to managing their financial resources....

RIKERS: A Documentary
November 23, 2016

In the first documentary of its kind, journalist Bill Moyers asks half a dozen people who have been incarcerated on Rikers Island to tell their stories on camera, providing a vivid and disturbing description of the Rikers experience....