Grantee Profile

Global Network Initiative

Grants to Global Network Initiative

  • $200,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Global Network Initiative (GNI) is a unique collaboration of companies in the information, communication, and technology (ICT) sector; human rights and press freedom NGOs; investors; and academics who engage in shared learning and promote policies that support human rights. Through its work, GNI aims to seed a global standard for corporate responsibility and accountability in the ICT sector, with a particular focus on advancing freedom of expression and privacy. The grant provides general operating support to the organization.

  • $200,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of the Global Network Initiative’s (GNI) first assessment process of its member companies to evaluate their implementation of the organization’s Voluntary Principles and Implementation Guidelines meant to help protect and advance freedom of expression and privacy rights within the information, communication and technology sector.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Global Network Initiative $400,000 between 1978 and 2016.

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