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University of Washington

Seattle, Washington

University of Washington was awarded $725,000 between 2012 and 2019, including 4 grants in Human Rights, Conservation & Sustainable Development, and Technology in the Public Interest.


2019 • 2 months • Technology in the Public Interest

The University of Washington educates a diverse student body to become responsible global citizens and future leaders through a challenging learning environment informed by cutting-edge scholarship. The award supports research for the development of a curriculum to be published titled Data Reasoning for Philanthropy that seeks to help professionals in philanthropy think critically about data and models that constitute knowledge in the natural and social sciences and equip grantmakers with new knowledge for evaluating proposals and projects that involve data reasoning.


2016 • 2 years • Human Rights

The Tech Policy Lab is an interdisciplinary research unit at the University of Washington with a mission to position policymakers and technologists, broadly defined, to work together to make wiser and more inclusive decisions about technology policy. The award supports research and analysis aimed at advancing evidence-based considerations for privacy, security, and other human values in the design choices and policies that impact the Internet of Things.


2014 • 3 years • Conservation & Sustainable Development

Conservation Magazine provides in-depth reporting on the most important environmental issues, and focuses on highlighting environmental successes that are grounded in science. This three-year grant will support Conservation Magazine's efforts to establish itself as the Environmental Media Lab and diversify its funding base in order to reduce dependency on subscribers and donors. A key component of this work will be transitioning the magazine's long-form content to the digital realm.


2012 • 2 years • Conservation & Sustainable Development

To expand Conservation Magazine's distribution and reporting on key environment issues through the development of Conservation Conversations (over three years).

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