June 4, 2010, REDWOOD CITY and OAKLAND, Calif. — Omidyar Network today announced a $250,000 grant to Code for America to jumpstart the process of placing 23 top web professionals in five U.S. cities to help make government information more accessible and transparent.READ ON
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May 11, 2010, REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and CAMBRIDGE, England — Omidyar Network today announced a $350,000 grant to FrontlineSMS, a U.K.READ ON
December 8, 2009, REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and NAIROBI— Bridge International Academies announced today it received a $1.8 million investment from Omidyar Network to scale a network of primary schools that will educate more than one million impoverished children in Africa.READ ON
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Ranked #1 in Barron’s top-25 list of most effective philanthropists, Pierre and Pam Omidyar have been recognized as the leaders of “high-impact giving.” In collaboration with consulting firm Global Philanthropy Group, the publication rated winners based on “innovation, quality of alliances withREAD ON
November 5, 2009, SEATTLE and REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — The Rural Development Institute (RDI) announced today it received a three-year commitment of up to US$9 million from Omidyar Network to help millions of people secure land rights, enabling them to emerge from poverty.READ ON
November 3, 2009, WASHINGTON, DC — Global Integrity, a leader in the movement to bring greater transparency to government activities worldwide, announced today it has received a financial commitment of up to US$2.4 million from philanthropic investment firm Omidyar Network.READ ON
October 14, 2009, Redwood City, Calif., and Mumbai, India — Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm, announced today it has established a new entity in India to expand the firm’s level of investment in the rapidly growing economy.READ ON
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