Strengthening the social sector

What will you #OpenForGood?

When you share your knowledge you open a world of possibilities. #OpenForGood

Open For Good - Blog Series

Transparency Talk Blog Series

Because what you know shouldn’t
just be about who you know.

June 1, 2017

Each year foundations make $5 billion in grants towards knowledge production. Yet only a small fraction share what they learn, and far fewer do so using open licenses or open repositories. This is our campaign to change all that — Join us in being #OpenForGood. Read more

— Janet Camarena
Foundation Center

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Start sharing your knowledge today.

Need a place to start? Here are three things you can do right now:

Show the world you're #OpenForGood.

Demonstrate your commitment to creating a culture of shared learning by displaying the Open For Good badge on your website.

Let others know you’re #OpenForGood.

Learn from your peers.

If you value learning from others' experiences and using that knowledge to inform and guide your own work, the answer to the question: "Are evaluations worth reading?" is an unequivocal "YES!"

— Rebekah Levin
Robert R. McCormick Foundation

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Resources you can use.

Share Results

See who is working on your issue. IssueLab's hub for lessons learned lets you share what you publish.

Start Sharing
Opening Up

Take the next steps toward transparency. GrantCraft shows you how to make being open a priority.

Read this guide
Transparency Trends

Compare your foundation to its peers. Glasspockets helps you find room for improvement.

Get on the Graph

Tomorrow you’ll be glad you shared today.

Have questions? Need answers? We’d love to hear from you: openforgood@foundationcenter.org

Fund for Shared Inisght

The Open For Good campaign is funded by

through its Increasing Foundation Openness program.