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The Open Knowledge FoundationA community-based, not-for-profit. TheFoundation now has projects andpartnerships throughout the world and isespecially active in Europe.We build tools and communities to create,use and share open knowledge- content and data that everyone can use,share and build on. We believe that by creating an open knowledge commons and developing tools and communities around this we can make a significant contribution to improving governance, research and the economy.
OpenSpending.orgMapping the money globally - trackevery public financial transaction fromgovernments and corporations aroundthe world.Started with internationally recognizedWhere Does My Money Go? project inthe UK. Grown in last 6 months toinvolve 15+ countries.Used by NGOs, researchers, journalistsand others.Interactive data store plus suite of toolsfor analysis and visualisation.Platform can be used on a per institutionor per-project basis, e.g. to presentinformation for just one city ormunicipality.
CKAN - OpenSource Data PlatformCKAN - http://ckan.org/ - is open source software for running data hubsand data portals. CKAN makes it possible for governments and otherinstitutions to publish and share data quickly and easily.
CKAN - Case StudiesCKAN powers Data.Gov.UK, the International Aid Transparency InitiativeRegistry http://iatiregistry.org/, PublicData.eu, Dutch and NorwegianGovernment open data sites and more than 30 other institutional andcommunity data portals around the world.