On the Web

July 5, 2016

YouthGiving.org offers resources aimed at helping young philanthropists identify and apply best practices in their giving, share their knowledge and experiences, develop their leadership skills, and find potential partners....

June 22, 2016

The result of a year-long design and technology reboot, the new site has been updated to make it easier for nonprofits and foundations to upload, discover, and freely share their research....

Population Reference Bureau
June 7, 2016

Every year, the Population Reference Bureau (PRB) provides the latest demographic data on more than two hundred countries, including indicators on the status of women in key areas such as education, employment, and government. 

2016 Report Card on International Cooperation
May 25, 2016

The Report Card on International Cooperation surveyed the Council of Councils network of twenty-six foreign policy institutes to assess the state of international cooperation in five areas...

The Life You Can Save
April 27, 2016

The Life You Can Save was founded to raise awareness of the more than one billion men, women, and children who live in extreme poverty.... 

Data USA
April 12, 2016

Funded by Deloitte and programmed and maintained by the MIT Media Lab, the site makes government data for any county, city, metropolitan area, and state in the U.S. easier to find and decipher....

March 29, 2016

Conceived by Michelle Ferrier, an associate dean at Ohio University’s Scripps College of Communication and herself a former journalist, Trollbusters aims to help women writers, journalists, and bloggers combat online trolls and cyber-harassment....

Google Cultural Institute
March 15, 2016

Founded in 2011, the Google Cultural Institute partners with museums and cultural institutions to put the world's cultural heritage online and make it more widely accessible to a global audience....

March 2, 2016

Copia (formerly Feeding Forward) got its start at UC Berkeley, where its founder and CEO, Komal Ahmad, had an epiphany after she invited a homeless person to lunch at a cafeteria on campus....

BRIDGE Project
February 17, 2016

The BRIDGE (Basic Registry of Identified Global Entities) project, a partnership of Foundation Center, GlobalGiving, GuideStar, and TechSoup, aims to make data about nonprofits better by creating a way for currently disparate data sets to be more easily mashed-up.....

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...

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...