Grantee Profile

Benetech

Grants to Benetech

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 3 years)

    Human Rights & International Justice

    PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA — Silicon Valley-based Benetech develops innovative and effective technology applications for unmet social needs. The grant will provide support to the core activities of the organization's Human Rights program, including strengthening and enhancing its product development and security audits, capacity building for product end-users, and the launch of a new Human Rights Documentation Help Desk.

  • $650,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Duration 3 years)

    Human Rights & International Justice

    PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA — To use science and technology to promote human rights (over three years).

  • $880,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights & International Justice

    PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA — To use science and technology to promote human rights (over three years).

  • $59,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights & International Justice

    PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA — To support the National Human Rights Commission of Nigeria to implement its Martus software to gather and utilize human rights information.

  • $800,000Active Strategy

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights & International Justice

    PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA — In support of using science and technology to promote human rights (over three years).

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2003 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights & International Justice

    PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA — To create a secure reporting system for documenting human rights abuses in Colombia and other countries.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Benetech $3,139,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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