Grantee Profile


Grants to Ushahidi

  • $200,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 2 years)

    Human Rights

    ORLANDO, FLORIDA — 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.

  • $100,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

    ORLANDO, FLORIDA — The grant will support Ushahidi’s Kenya Election New Media Monitoring Project.

  • $350,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

    ORLANDO, FLORIDA — In support of general operations (over two years).

  • $200,000

    2009 (Inactive Grant)


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

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Ushahidi $850,000 between 1983 and 2015.

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