$12,500 Worth of Mini Grants To Support Event Ideas for International Open Data Day

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About Open Data Day
Open Data Day is an annual celebration of open data all over the world. For the fifth time in history, groups from around the world will create local events on the day where they will use open data in their communities.


It is an opportunity to show the benefits of open data and encourage the adoption of open data policies in government, business and civil society.
For Open Data Day 2017, the focus this year will be on four key areas that they believe open data can solve.

• Open research data
• Tracking public money flows
• Open data for environment
• Open data for human rights



Who Can Apply For The Mini Grant Scheme?
If you have an idea for using open data, want to find an interesting project to contribute towards, learn about how to visualize or analyse data or simply want to see what’s happening, then definitely come participate!
Participation is a core value of Open Data Day, everyone is free to voice their opinions in a constructive manner. No matter your skill-set or interests, we are encouraging event organizers to foster opportunities for you to learn and help the global open data community grow



How to apply?

Applications deadline Monday, 13th February 2017

CLICK HERE to register for your 2017 Open Data Event

For more details about how to apply and application process, CLICK HERE

Need some inspiration for you Open Data Day events? CLICK HERE



Additional Information:
Selected grantees will be announced on Monday, 20th February 2017.
However, it is important to note that all payments will be made to the teams after ODD [Open Data Day] when they submit their blog reports and a copy of their expenses.
Payment before the event will be considered on a case to case basis.


For more details about 2017 Open Data Day CLICK HERE

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