Democratizing data, for good.

data.org is a platform for partnerships to build the field of data science for social impact. We work with organizations from all over the world to increase the use of data science in order to improve the lives of millions of people.

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A platform for partnerships.

data.org brings together philanthropy, private sector technology, academia, and social impact organizations to build the field of data science for social impact. We do this work in three ways:

Prove the Cases

data.org, in close collaboration with other funders, invests in use cases to advance the ways data science is used in the social sector and show what great looks like to inspire and connect others.

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The data.org Inclusive Growth and Recovery Challenge

Transformative change can happen only by tapping into the expertise of a broad pool of thinkers and doers. In 2020, data.org launched the $10 million Inclusive Growth and Recovery Challenge. as part of our commitment to building the field of data science for social impact.
The Challenge called for breakthrough ideas that harness the power of data science to help people and communities thrive, especially in the wake of COVID-19’s health and economic impact. In early 2021, we awarded funding and technical assistance to eight exemplary awardees from a pool of over 1,200 applications.

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At data.org, we are placing bold bets to deploy the power of data science to solve some of society’s biggest challenges, from the pandemic, to climate change, from social justice to financial inclusion. Our global engagement with philanthropy, academia, technology, and social impact organizations focuses on leveraging existing partnerships and forging new ones to build the field of data science for social impact, together.

danil-mikhailov Danil Mikhailov Executive Director data.org

Our Partners

data.org is a fiscally sponsored project of New Venture Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity, launched by Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth and The Rockefeller Foundation.

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