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Support Detroit's Plan of Adjustment

As part of a group of funders, support Detroit's Plan of Adjustment developed by the Emergency Manager, to allow Detroit to emerge from bankruptcy a financially sustainable community that can better engage and serve its citizens. At the same time, securing the assets of the Detroit Inst. of Arts as a resource for the City and the region.

Silicon Valley Talent Partnership

To establish the Silicon Valley Talent Partnership, a new public-private collaboration that partners Silicon Valley's best talent with local government to spur innovation and address local challenges.

Museum Park

To support and fund an assessment of costs required to deliver a plan for a downtown Miami park and determine the extent of the plan completed thus far.

Global I-Hub ICIJ

To make collaboration on cross-border investigative stories easier by providing a secure, easy-to-use platform for reporters to communicate through Facebook-like status updates, threaded communications on specific topics, individual messaging and file sharing.

Veritza

To automate the discovery of story leads from public records by scraping, ingesting and aggregating data, and analyzing it for patterns and anomalies. 

Enstitute Miami Hub

To support Enstitute, a program which connects a national pool of young, high potential talent to high growth startups in Miami - ultimately building a pipeline of talent for Miami's entrepreneurship community.

Document Cloud

To improve the popular, open source journalism tool DocumentCloud and make it sustainable to encourage investigative journalism and the exchange of public information.

Future of News initiative

To support the MIT Media Lab's effort to bridge the gap between civic engagement and news so that journalists can better engage audiences

CODE 2040

To ensure the future of the Internet as a diverse, inclusive public resource by opening more pathways for underrepresented minorities to top jobs in technology and bolstering professional support networks to sustain their success.

Check Out the Internet

To bridge the digital divide by allowing New York residents with limited broadband access to borrow portable Wi-Fi hotspot devices for up to a year.

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