To enhance transparency in elections by supporting the Wesleyan Media Project, which will track and analyze broadcast ads aired in the 2016 campaigns.
To support Black Tech Week, which aims to drive greater diversity in Miami's startup community by serving as a platform for minority-owned, high growth startups to connect with venture capitalists, other entrepreneurs, and established technology companies.
To support the sharing of best practices and the development of not-for-profit online news organizations and other promising high quality journalism and online content publishers by offering participation in Digital Content Next (DCN), a top industry association.
To support MIAMade, which seeks to propel Miami's rapidly growing maker community through annual events, educational programming and monthly workshops
To foster artistic excellence and broaden civic engagement in the arts through continued support for ArtPlace America - a national partnership among 15 foundations, eight federal agencies and six banks - to demonstrate the unique value the arts can bring to community development.
Making it easier to find out how your personal data is being shared between companies by creating a crowdsourced resource that documents and visualizes these data sharing arrangements.
Using real-time data via a mobile platform to transform an existing call-based transit service into an enhanced service that allows customers to schedule transit to meet their personal needs
Building an online toolkit for reporting, tracking and analyzing allegations of police misconduct and their investigations in Chicago that will serve as a national model for transparency.
Helping people identify and fix hidden biases in their data and learn about data discrimination through a website that will allow people to test data for bias and experiment with public data to determine what may result in such bias.
Enabling workers to improve their jobs by creating tools that allow them to connect, as well as provide, share and acquire data about work issues and conditions.
Promoting data literacy by training librarians and community members how to find, use and give advice on the power of open data.
Making it easier to access and use public data through an open source project that will present data in a more visual and relevant manner through search results. For example, a search for “budget” on raleighnc.gov would yield intuitive, attractive graphs and charts.