Open Educational Resources
Learn how we're supporting efforts to use OER to solve critical problems—from out-of-control textbook costs to native language instruction in the developing world.
Transparency, Participation and Accountability:
Citizens in developing countries can ensure the delivery of quality public services – when they have access to knowledge about government actions, and are able to engage those in power.
Work in Progress:
Learn about the work we are doing directly from our president and program staff.
Casa de Cultura:
The School of Arts and Culture at Mexican Heritage Plaza is a place of safety, inclusion, and art for a whole community.
Women’s Economic Empowerment:
When women thrive, so do their families, their communities, and their countries.
Representative institutions should be able to deliberate, negotiate, and compromise to address challenges in ways that secure democratic assent.
1 out of every 3 people worldwide uses the Internet, with networked devices involved in virtually every facet of life. How do we develop smart, sustainable policies to deal with growing cyber threats?
Installing solar panels on buildings in low-income urban areas not only generates clean energy it also saves the community money and creates new jobs.
These high schoolers are working on a robotics project – an example of how students in deeper learning schools collaborate on projects relevant to their interests, which prepares them to be life-long problem solvers.
Latest Grantee Perception Report
Our grantees tell us what we're doing well, and what we can do to improve our philanthropy.
Helping people build measurably better lives.
Our 2015 Grantee Perception Report: A Q&A with Amy Arbreton
Investing in Openness
Gerbode, Hewlett Foundations Award Six $50,000 Commissions for Playwrights