About data.org

data.org seeks to democratize and reimagine the use of data science to tackle society’s greatest challenges and improve lives across the globe. Our current initiatives aim to advance inclusive growth, build capacity, mitigate and adapt to climate change and fight pandemics.

Our mission

data.org envisions a world that uses the power of data science to tackle society’s greatest challenges and improve lives across the globe. Launched by, and in close partnership with the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth and The Rockefeller Foundation, data.org serves as a platform for partnerships committed to engaging thinkers, doers, funders, researchers, capacity builders, and dreamers to work together to build the field of data science for social impact.

We look forward to working, learning, and building with you


What We Do

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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Who We Are

Our team

Our team is based all over the world, and brings global perspectives forged in academia, technology, philanthropy, and the social impact sector.

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Join our team

Be a part of a growing global team building the future of data.

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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Building, supporting, and empowering interdisciplinary teams is a commitment to a mindset. A mindset that we honor the hard work of our colleagues to date, while taking advantage of new tools to innovate and build better ways of solving old problems.

ginger-zielinskie Ginger Zielinskie Senior Advisor data.org

Our approach

Our platform connects funding, resources, tools, and data science expertise with social impact organizations to harness the power of data for the social sector.​

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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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Get Involved

Democratize data with us!

We’re eager to convene and connect the broader data science for social impact community.

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