Responsible Data Forum for Human Rights Funders: Key Takeaways
Grantmaking Practice / Responsible Data & Digital Security

Responsible Data Forum for Human Rights Funders: Key Takeaways

In January 2016, the engine room and the International Human Rights Funders Group (IHRFG) held a Responsible Data Forum for Human Rights Funders (RDF). This event also served as IHRFG’s institute, a one-day workshop for funders that runs prior to their conferences. Thirty participants from 26 different grantmaking institutions attended. Continue reading

Grantmaking Practice / Responsible Data & Digital Security

Beyond Grantmaking: How Can Projects and Grantees Be Supported?

Contributed by Lindsay Beck, Senior Program Manager for Radio Free Asia, Open Technology Fund- As funders, have you ever found several of your grantees needing assistance beyond financial support of their projects? Have you struggled with ways to best provide that support? At the Open Technology Fund (OTF), we fund projects that enable access to … Continue reading

Grantmaking Practice / IHRFG Events / Responsible Data & Digital Security

The Responsible Data Forum: An Eye Opener- Yet Blurring to the Imagination

IHRFG recently held its semi-annual institute in San Francisco in the form of a Responsible Data Forum (RDF) for funders, organized by the Engine Room. The Forum brought together program officers and grants managers to identify and discuss responsible data related to grantmaking and management, ultimately developing tools and strategies for dealing with sensitive information. Following the … Continue reading

Responsible Data & Digital Security

Responsible Data For Human Rights Funders

By Lindsay Beck, Open Technology Fund. This piece originally appeared on the Responsible Data Forum’s blog. Funders play a key role in improving responsible data practices. When we talk about responsible data, it’s often assumed those with the responsibility are those implementing advocacy campaigns. But it’s important to keep in mind that in our efforts … Continue reading