The Nielsen Foundation has committed $250,000 in grants to five organizations using data to advance representation in media and technology.
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Through the 2022 Data for Good grants program, the Nielsen Foundation is supporting creative efforts leveraging data to advance media and technology as forces for good, especially in advancement of representation and inclusion.
“The Nielsen Foundation is dedicated to projects and programs that advance representation in media and technology,” said Andrea Bertels, President and Executive Director, Grantmaking, Nielsen Foundation. “We are absolutely thrilled to support this exceptional cohort of nonprofit organizations as they work to make media and technology, in creation and content, more inclusive of the diverse voices and experiences in our society.”
Supported projects include:
The Nielsen Foundation has invited applications for Data for Good grants since 2017, to support projects by nonprofit organizations that use data in innovative ways and help bridge divides to catalyze long-term change.
The Nielsen Foundation, a private foundation originally funded by Nielsen, a global data and analytics company, envisions a more equitable world where everyone counts. Its mission supports organizations that give voice and opportunities to historically under-represented groups and communities. Grants from the Nielsen Foundation encourage educational access and persistence, promote economic mobility and well-being, and advance representation in media and technology.
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