Category Archives: Grants

OpenGov Foundation receives Knight Foundation grant for online participatory lawmaking system

The OpenGov Foundation announced yesterday that it had received a $750,000 USD grant from the Knight Foundation to “implement, test and refine an online and open process for creating new laws.” Here are excerpts from the announcement: Americans will soon … Continue reading

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Sheridan on Big Data for Law

John Sheridan of The National Archives (UK) has published Big Data for Law, Internet Newsletter for Lawyers (March 2014). The article describes the AHRC-funded Big Data for Law research project that John Sheridan is directing (and which we wrote about … Continue reading

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Sheridan to lead major new legal informatics research project: Big Data for Law

John Sheridan of The National Archives will be directing a new £550,000 research project on Big Data for Law, “to transform how we understand and use current legislation, delivering a new service – legislation.gov.uk Research.” Tom Bruce of the Legal … Continue reading

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Land titling through mobile technology: Project of FrontlineSMS and Landesa, funded by large Google grant

A project led by FrontlineSMS and Landesa to enable citizens to obtain land titles via mobile phone in Odisha, India, has been funded through a $1.5 million Google Global Impact Award. Here is an excerpt of the announcement: […] Landesa … Continue reading

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