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Wesleyan Media Project

To enhance transparency in elections by supporting the Wesleyan Media Project, which will track and analyze broadcast ads aired in the 2016 campaigns.

Black Tech Week 2016

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.

Digital Content Next: Digital Content Start-Up

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.

Music Makers Showcase

To support MIAMade, which seeks to propel Miami's rapidly growing maker community through annual events, educational programming and monthly workshops

ArtPlace America

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.

All the Places Personal Data Goes

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.

Charlotte ZipBus

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

Citizen's Police Data Project

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.

Could your data discriminate?

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.

Data Equity for Main Street

Promoting data literacy by training librarians and community members how to find, use and give advice on the power of open data.

Democratizing Data through Visual Search Results

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 would yield intuitive, attractive graphs and charts.

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