We've awarded eight more OpenGov Grants - check them out here!Continue reading
Sunlight challenges a trademark takedown
On Sept. 17, we received an email from a "legal administrator" asking Sunlight to remove the Deloitte logo from three pages at InfluenceExplorer.com. With the help of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, we responded: Nope.Continue reading
June OpenGov Grants heat up government data
Spring turns to summer and thoughts turn to cookouts, vacations at the beach and making government more transparent and accountable. We've awarded three more OpenGov Grants - check them out here!Continue reading
Springtime OpenGov Grants make projects bloom
In recent weeks, Sunlight has awarded six more grants in our OpenGov Grant program. These grant-award programs continue to spread across the United States, supporting innovative projects that help fulfill dreams of making government more transparent and accountable.Continue reading
Lodging, traveling and dining tips for TransparencyCamp 2014
Visiting Washington can be confusing and exhausting, not to mention expensive. So, to you — the out-of-town TransparencyCamp 2014 visitor — I want to share some tips to make your visit as enjoyable and inexpensive as possible.Continue reading
Announcing new Sunlight Foundation OpenGov Grant winners!
We are excited to announce four new winners of the Sunlight Foundation OpenGov Grants! Congrats to CodeAcross, the Detroit Ledger, Gasbie.com and Neighbor.ly!Continue reading
Announcing the first seven OpenGov Grants
Sunlight Foundation is proud to announce its first group of OpenGov Grants awards. Launched in June with the financial support of Google.org, the OpenGov Grants programs offers one-time grants in the range of $5,000 to $10,000 to help open up government through creative innovations. Interest in the OpenGov Grants program has been brisk, and the selection committee worked at length to identify these engaging and lively projects.Continue reading
Lodging, travel and dining options for TransparencyCamp 2013
Washington, D.C. is a hub for political, nonprofit organization and business activity; it’s also well-loved destination for tourists, not to mention the visitors who come to see friends and family. As a D.C. resident, I know the experience of visiting Washington can be expensive, confusing and exhausting. So, to out-of-town TransparencyCamp 2013 visitors next month, let me give you some of the tips I share with friends and family to make your visit as enjoyable and productive as possible. But double-check the decisions you make; we offer these suggestions without warranty and with the understanding that there are many good ways to visit Washington.