Internet Archive and First Draft News (both RAF grant partners) collaborate to verify information from TV news…
Fund for Shared Insight announces new Listen for Good RFP (deadline 5/26) and welcomes five new funders to help improve philanthropy.
Vital Signs, a new tool from ProPublica (RAF grant partner), collects important health care information in one easy-to-use place.
The Rita Allen Foundation joins funders seeking fresh ideas for improving the information ecosystem; submissions due April 3.
A forthcoming book by Eric Liu of the Aspen Institute (RAF grant partner) explores citizen power and bottom-up strategies for making change.
Neuroscientist Monica Dus (2016 RAF Scholar) has received a Sloan Research Fellowship as one of the most promising scientific researchers working today.
The Rita Allen Fellowship for Science Communication will provide a year’s support for one fellow to study the field of science media, experiment with successful media formats and work to expand science literacy in the general public.
A Science Philanthropy Alliance survey shows U.S. research institutions received >$2.3B in private funds for basic science in 2016.
Fund for Shared Insight invites funders to nominate customer-facing nonprofits for “Listen for Good” grants; proposals due 5/26.
A new guide from the Aspen Institute (RAF grant partner) outlines actions for advancing scientific and civic literacy.