Ushahidi was awarded $1,600,000 between 2009 and 2014, including 5 grants in Human Rights and MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions.

$200,000

2014 • 2 years • Human Rights

Ushahidi is a leading technology nonprofit that aims to change the way information flows in the world, specializing in developing – and helping others to use – free and open source software for crowdsourcing, visualization, and interactive mapping. The grant provides general operating support.

$750,000

2012 • 1 year • MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

Ushahidi is a leading technology NGO that aims to change the way information flows in the world, specializing in developing – and helping others to use – free and open source software for crowdsourcing, visualization and interactive mapping. The grant will provide three types of institutional support to Ushahidi as it embarks on the next chapter of its organizational development. First, it will create an operating cash reserve. Second, it will support a comprehensive security audit and the development of related policies. Finally, the grant will support a five-year strategy planning process.

$100,000

2012 • 1 year • Human Rights

The grant will support Ushahidi’s Kenya Election New Media Monitoring Project.

$350,000

2011 • 2 years • Human Rights

In support of general operations (over two years).

$200,000

2009 • 1 year

To support the web-based mapping and information tool, Ushahidi.

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