Governance Data Alliance
We at Omidyar Network are pleased to co-sponsor the launch event for the Governance Data Alliance on April 15-16, 2014 at OpenGovHub in DC. This event will bring together the users, suppliers, and enablers of governance and transparency data to discuss the lack of effective feedback loops between the producers of these data and the actual data users: government officials, the media, and the private sector.
Omidyar Network Supports Urban Impact Ventures with Grant to Tumml
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (March 17, 2014) – Omidyar Network announced today an 18-month grant of up to USD $300k to Tumml, a San Francisco-based nonprofit. Tumml supports entrepreneurs who develop innovative consumer products and services aimed at addressing urban challenges. The grant will be used to support Tumml’s operations.
Statement Regarding Omidyar Network’s Support of New Citizen (Centre UA)
A recent post and subsequent discussions on social media have raised questions about Omidyar Network’s support of Centre UA in Ukraine. The following is offered to reiterate our strong support for an organization that provides invaluable services to the people of Ukraine.
- The press release announcing our initial grant of USD $335,000 in 2011 may be found here.