Who Has GlassPockets?
95 foundations are showing their commitment to transparency and accountability.
GlassPockets tracks 26 indicators of foundation transparency including: Contact Information
Governance and Policies
Staffing Policies and Diversity Data
Planning and Performance
Explore more than 71,000 grants worth nearly $51 billion on the Reporting Commitment map.
Who Has GlassPockets?
We're tracking 26 indicators of foundation transparency, now including open licensing, strategic plans, and diversity data.
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In Transparency Talk
New from the Glasspockets blog
An Interview with Jennifer Humke, Senior Program Officer, MacArthur Foundation…On How Bottom-Up, Citizen-Made Media Strengthens Democracy
Five questions for Jennifer Humke, senior program officer for Journalism and Media at MacArthur Foundation on news media and how it impacts democracy, equality, and civic participation. Learn about the journalism MacArthur foundation supports and new grants made since the election to explore misinformation and hate speech.
Staff Pick: If a Free Press Can Strengthen Our Democracy, Who Will Strengthen Our Free Press?
Foundations gave $1.8 billion towards journalism and media programs from 2010 to 2015, however, new research finds that this is not enough to address decades of shrinking revenues and too few funders invest in this area. As part of our Democracy Funding Series, this article examines philanthropy's role in advancing the media's democratic function.
The Open For Good Award
Nominations Are Open through September 30
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What We're Tracking
Who Has Glass Pockets?
We can help your foundation have glass pockets.
Foundation Transparency 2.0
We collect data on how foundations are communicating online.
Foundations are making grant information available to the public in an open format.
Eye on the Giving Pledge
We bring greater transparency to the Giving Pledge.
How Are Foundations Being Transparent in a Digital World?
Through their work, foundations produce deep knowledge about successful strategies and lessons learned. We can share your knowledge on IssueLab.
Fewer than 10% of U.S. foundations have a website. Having a website is easy and is the first step to online transparency. We can help with Foundation Websites.
Sharing Grants Data
Sharing your grants data with us electronically helps the public understand your work. We make it easy with the Reporting Commitment and e-grant reporting.