Grant maker

Indigo Trust

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Grants made

Over the last five years they've made 179 significant donations totalling £4,671,203

When Amount Grantee To be used for
14/03/2019 £24,028 Parliamentary Monitoring Group To support development and digital marketing for the People's Assembly website (pa.org.za).
11/03/2019 £20,000 Cumbria Law Centre Core funding.
07/03/2019 £12,000 Impatience Ltd To fund a Practice Study on community and frontline worker engagement in international grant-making.
20/02/2019 £20,000 CENTRE FOR THE ACCELERATION OF SOCIAL TECHNOLOGY To support the development of 'Grant Advisor'.
13/02/2019 £23,000 London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine To support their work on eye health with a focus on low-income populations.
30/01/2019 £22,033 DearSA NPC To support DearSA to become an established organisation with a strong technical base.
14/12/2018 £10,000 Young Foundation To expand on earlier research - Community & Places Insights.
04/12/2018 £70,000 Laws.Africa To support the development of this new organisaition and to enhance the Indigo platform for use by Africa Liis.
09/11/2018 £16,309 Accountability Lab Towards funding the 2019 Integrity Idol SA project.
30/10/2018 £20,000 Sensi Company Ltd Core funding for organisational costs.
30/10/2018 £20,000 hapaSpace (Hapaweb Solutions) Core funding for organisational costs.
30/10/2018 £20,000 Iceaddis Core funding for organisational costs.
30/10/2018 £20,000 Hive Colab Core funding for organisational costs.
25/07/2018 £42,553 International Rescue Committee To support a project using technology to improve educational outcomes for refugees - Delivering improved social-emotional learning for refugees inTanzania through tablet-based video support.
18/06/2018 £19,530 African Commercial Law Foundation For Further Development and Scaling of the African Caselaw Index In partnership with AfricanLII and the University of Cape Town.
22/05/2018 £150,000 360 Giving Core costs for FY18-19.
30/04/2018 £10,000 Oxfordshire Community Foundation For hardware upgrades and a year’s subscription to the OCSI Local Insight Tool.
29/03/2018 £18,030 Map Kibera To support the scaling up of Open Schools Kenya project - they are seeking to map the informal schools (at least 300) in two slum areas and work with local rights groups to campaign for additional rights and financial support for the pupils educated there.
27/03/2018 £30,000 Open Data Durban Funding to support two core areas of focus - Durban Answers and Civic Tech/Open Data Lab.
26/03/2018 £87,400 Campaign for Freedom of Information A three year grant to support CFOI’s charitable objectives and activities.
21/03/2018 £10,689 Global Water Challenge To allow GWC to work with a sub-Saharan African government to use water point data to improve their water resource planning and delivery.
20/03/2018 £40,000 MySociety Supporting mySociety's international programmes (specifically work with, but not limited to, PMG and Mzalendo) and also to cover some associated research costs.
20/03/2018 £24,679 Adamela Trust To fund a year-long data journalism project through the Adamela Trust - the not-for-profit arm of the Mail and Guardian Newspaper in South Africa.
20/03/2018 £50,000 OpenUp Core Funding to support OpenUp's activities.
20/03/2018 £32,000 Hive Colab To support the following activities: - The expansion of the hub to the entirety of the floor upon which they are currently located - The continuing Yogera project - Strengthening the human capital of the team through supporting a potential successor/ "number 2" in the organisation.
14/03/2018 £23,040 Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) To support various activities in relation to strengthening the SMS platform and online media, providing a forum for citizen engagement with leaders and documentation and dissemination of grass root community voices.
13/03/2018 £11,103 Accountability Lab To equip seven young aspiring South African film makers with the tools, skills and training to support the effective delivery of Integrity Idol South Africa, and to hone their skills so that they might continue to contribute to developing accountability and transparency in South Africa through film.
08/03/2018 £30,000 360 Giving Core funding.
26/02/2018 £14,950 National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) To support their Research Project linking 360 Giving data to their annual Almanac.
16/02/2018 £21,150 Citizen Justice Network To enable them to hire a project coordinator to further their work on justice and rights radio.
15/02/2018 £34,250 Health-e News Service A two-year project aimed at increasing and improving the multimedia components of their work on health and social justice.
14/02/2018 £18,725 Black Sash Trust To increase impact through building upon their helpline.
08/02/2018 £15,000 The Philanthropy Workshop To support core costs and likely cover areas such as pilot programmes, member engagement and member recruitment.
01/02/2018 £34,153 Amandla.Mobi To support four key activity areas to improve functionality of awethu.mobi, enhance and integrate campaigning tools and grow their membership base.
30/01/2018 £10,000 ActivSpaces Core funding to support with work of this hub.
30/01/2018 £10,000 mHub To support the work of mHub.
30/01/2018 £10,000 hapaSpace (Hapaweb Solutions) To support the work of HapaSpace.
30/01/2018 £10,000 Iceaddis To support the work of IceAddis.
30/01/2018 £10,000 Sensi Company Ltd To support the work of Sensi.
16/01/2018 £80,000 ISpace Foundation Social Mobile Technology Challenge – Comic Relief/Vodacom funding which will will support technologists and civil society groups to work together to develop innovative mobile based technologies addressing social challenges in Nigeria and Ghana. The project will be implemented by ccHub in Nigeria and iSpace in Ghana. Both organisations are grantees under this project and contracts have been signed with them.
15/01/2018 £100,000 Co-Creation Hub Nigeria Social Mobile Technology Challenge – Comic Relief/Vodacom funding which will will support technologists and civil society groups to work together to develop innovative mobile based technologies addressing social challenges in Nigeria and Ghana. The project will be implemented by ccHub in Nigeria and iSpace in Ghana. Both organisations are grantees under this project and contracts have been signed with them.
08/01/2018 £10,000 Sensi Company Ltd Funding to support core costs and programmatic activities of Sensi.
09/10/2017 £25,000 Hive Colab Funding to support core costs and programmatic activities of Hivecolab.
09/10/2017 £25,000 ISpace Foundation Funding to support core costs and programmatic activities of iSpace.
09/10/2017 £12,250 EtriLabs Funding to support core costs and programmatic activities of Etrilabs.
09/10/2017 £10,900 hapaSpace (Hapaweb Solutions) Funding to support core costs and programmatic activities of HapaSpace.
09/10/2017 £25,000 ActivSpaces Funding to support core costs and programmatic ativities of ActivSpaces.
09/10/2017 £10,950 Iceaddis Funding to support core costs and programmatic activities of Iceaddis.
09/10/2017 £10,900 mHub Funding to support core costs and programmatic activities of mHub.
26/06/2017 £15,000 North Kensington Law Centre Unrestricted funding to assist NKLC in providing free or subsidised legal advice to the West London community, in light of the Grenfell Tower disaster.
22/06/2017 £17,461 Cape Town TV To produce a TV show in partnership with OpenUp to enable citizens to become active participants in shaping the world they live in by facilitating a two-way flow of communication between government and civil society on law-making processes and service delivery.
08/06/2017 £20,599 Grass Root Nation NPC To cover software development and personnel costs associated with Grassroot's mobile platform.
04/05/2017 £30,000 MySociety To begin to integrate the EveryPolitician dataset into Wikidata.
04/05/2017 £18,000 Accountability Lab To enable a new media lab to be established at iCampus, a shared innovation, co-working and community space for organizations focusing on the intersection of technology, accountability and social change in Liberia.
03/05/2017 £20,000 GroundUp Towards core costs of GroundUp.
19/04/2017 £15,671 Livity Africa To enable Livity Africa to work in partnership with Mzalendo to champion young people to create content and engagement that encourages democratic participation in the lead up to the Kenyan election.
20/03/2017 £10,850 Localgiving Foundation To support Localgiving's Smarter Grants Initiative, which aims at improving the relationship between charities and grantmakers.
20/03/2017 £20,000 Campaign for Freedom of Information Towards their ongoing charitable activities, such as training, education and encouraging best practice of the FOI Act.
16/03/2017 £90,000 African Legal Information Institute (African LII) Core costs to digitise and format laws from select African countries as well as test a range of sustainability strategies.
16/03/2017 £25,000 Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP) Towards the core costs of establishing a Nigerian Legal Information Institute within this organisation and the digitisation of Nigeria’s laws.
15/03/2017 £18,800 BudgIT To carry out budget access, data literacy and good governance work in Sierra Leone.
15/03/2017 £29,111 Open Data Durban To cover core costs for a group which is supporting the use of open data to understand the city and bring about positive change.
28/02/2017 £99,894 Connected Development (CODE) To cover core costs to an organisation which runs data-led campaigns which hold government to account on budget allocations and delivery of services.
28/02/2017 £105,000 Parliamentary Monitoring Group Three year grant to support the core costs of running the People’s Assembly parliamentary monitoring site and advocacy efforts around it.
23/02/2017 £40,000 MySociety To support parliamentary transparency and public services delivery work.
23/02/2017 £50,000 OpenUp This grant provides core funding for Code4SA, which uses data and technology to promote informed decision-making that drives social change in South Africa.
13/02/2017 £60,150 Mzalendo Trust Three year grant to support core costs of Mzalendo, which monitors Kenya's parliament and the activities of its parliamentarians.
25/01/2017 £50,000 360 Giving To help cover the core costs of 360Giving, the organisation supporting UK donors and philanthropists to publish their grants data in an open, standardised way to support decision-making and learning across the charitable giving sector.
11/01/2017 £35,000 ISpace Foundation To support a user centred design process which will enable technologists, civil society and creatives to work together to identify and address civic challenges in Ghana.
11/01/2017 £20,000 Hive Colab To contribute to phase 2 of a civic tech collaboration. This project brings together civic groups, technologists and creatives to build a platform (Yogera) which aims to tackle corruption in Uganda.
04/01/2017 £45,000 Copenhagen Youth Project Core funding for three years (£15,000 in each financial year 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19) to this youth organisation which offers a variety of activities and programmes for young people in this King's Cross area.
10/11/2016 £30,000 Transparency International UK To enable them to distribute small grants to organisations in Sub-Saharan Africa who are using technology to improve transparency in the pharmaceutical and health sector.
05/09/2016 £14,999 Outbox To support core costs for Outbox to establish a team that will support open data work, including the development of an open data portal and a manifesto tracker.
15/08/2016 £10,862 Penplusbytes To support PenPlusBytes work on voter education and improving the accountability of elected representatives ahead of Ghana's 2016 general elections.
15/08/2016 £356,100 Sensi Company Ltd This funding has been made available to us via the Queen’s Young Leaders Programme and will enable Sensi tech innovation hub in Sierra Leone to support initiatives which help upskill young people to enable them to gain employment or participate in entrepreneurship. £10k of this grant will be used to build a crowdfunding platform in partnership with Digicell in Jamaica.
15/08/2016 £17,600 Simsim-Participation Citoyenne To support salary and core costs, as well as tech consultancy and elections work, while the organisation continues to look for longer-term funding from other sources.
05/08/2016 £15,000 mHub Core costs and programmatic activities for mHub Technology Innovation hub in Malawi.
05/08/2016 £40,000 Hive Colab Core costs and programmatic activities for Hive Colab Technology Innovation hub in Uganda..
05/08/2016 £10,410 Sensi Company Ltd Core costs and programmatic activities for Sensi Technology Innovation hub in Sierra Leone..
05/08/2016 £34,260 ActivSpaces Core costs and programmatic activities for ActivSpaces Technology Innovation hub in Cameroon..
05/08/2016 £15,000 hapaSpace (Hapaweb Solutions) Core costs and programmatic activities for HapaSpace Technology Innovation hub in Ghana..
05/08/2016 £16,690 Iceaddis Core costs and programmatic activities for IceAddis Technology Innovation hub in Ethiopia.
05/08/2016 £30,800 ISpace Foundation Core costs and programmatic activities for iSpace Technology Innovation hub in Ghana..
05/08/2016 £11,590 EtriLabs Core costs and programmatic activities for EtriLabs Technology Innovation hub in Benin..
04/08/2016 £20,000 Publish What You Fund To redesign the Publish What You Fund website in line with their new strategy and to provide clearer information on their work.
02/08/2016 £20,738 Odekro PMO Foundation For core costs which will contribute towards supporting the Odekro team, improving the Odekro parliamentary monitoring site and supporting citizen engagement, with a focus on the upcoming elections.
13/07/2016 £17,250 Centre for Global Development in Europe To contribute towards research work into the effects of the EU referendum on UK development and aid policy.
13/07/2016 £10,000 Global Water Challenge To increase the volume of water point data made available through GWC's Water Point Data Exchange.
29/06/2016 £23,484 TRAC FM To recruit new staff to help with their expansion, refit their office space, get professional financial administration and carry out some technical improvements to their platform.
23/05/2016 £21,015 Citizens Watch - IT Towards core costs, development, training and promotion for use of a citizen feedback platform called FixMyCommunity.
23/05/2016 £18,823 Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) Towards deepening civic engagement and improve social service delivery through use of ICTs including an SMS platform and social media.
09/05/2016 £15,000 New Philanthropy Capital To support their research work into data and philanthropy.
05/05/2016 £21,646 ActivSpaces Core costs and programmatic activities for ActivSpaces Technology Innovation hub in Cameroon..
05/05/2016 £10,834 Sensi Company Ltd Core costs and programmatic activities for Sensi Technology Innovation hub in Sierra Leone..
03/05/2016 £21,472 Hive Colab Core costs and programmatic activities for Hive Colab Technology Innovation hub in Uganda..
03/05/2016 £21,662 ISpace Foundation Core costs and programmatic activities for iSpace Technology Innovation hub in Ghana..
03/05/2016 £10,686 mHub Core costs and programmatic activities for mHub Technology Innovation hub in Malawi..
27/04/2016 £10,000 Localgiving Foundation To enable them to support ten London-based community groups and charities through their fundraising development programme.
25/04/2016 £15,000 Paladin NSAS - National Stalking Advocacy Service Unrestricted grant to cover core costs.
20/04/2016 £48,409 British Library To enable the British Library to complete the cataloguing, preservation and digitisation of primarily East African map records from the War Office Archive.
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