Thursday, September 17, 2015
Bloomberg Philanthropies Collaborates to Launch Data Portal to Share and Expand Philanthropic Resources
Bloomberg Philanthropies, King Baudouin Foundation, and Foundation Center have announced the launch of Equal Footing, a data portal of philanthropic resources that includes research, maps detailing funding activities, and case studies. By providing these knowledge tools, Equal Footing enables users to see what types of development projects are underway, what solutions have had a measurable impact, and what needs are currently underserved. As a result, philanthropists, NGOs, and others will be able to learn, collaborate with each other, and leverage resources for maximum impact.
Each partner organization strives to provide people around the world equal footing to improve their lives. At launch, the Equal Footing tool focuses on effective economic development approaches to support women, their families, and their communities in three Central African countries: Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Rwanda....