Sort
360 GivingFinancePhilanthropy
360 Giving
| Version: 1
360Giving aims to help UK grant makers and philanthropists to publish their grant information online in an easy to use way
Details
  • License: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International
  • About the Publisher: 360 Giving is a registered charity with a non-profit operating model focused solely on developing and promoting adoption of a data standard for charitable grants and donations
  • Updated by Publisher: 5/18/2017
  • Level of Use: High level of use within the UK
  • Open License: Yes
  • Transferable to other Jurisdictions: Although the intended users of this standard are in the UK, the standard can specify activity in any country, and funding from any source or in any currency. The standard uses ISO codes for countries, currencies, and dates. Some of the geography codes are UK-specific.
  • Stakeholder Participation: The employees and board of directors at 360Giving are all associated with either the Open Data sector or the charity and government funding sector
  • Consensus-based Governance: Standard and documentation is maintained on GitHub, with many contributors
  • Extensions: 360 Giving is encouraging users to follow a template for the schema, implying that all users should have identical fields
  • Machine Readable: JSON or CSV format is specified
  • Human Readable: Any coded variables in the schema are accompanied by a plaintext description (e.g. ISO codes for currencies)
  • Requires Real-Time Data: Grants and donations are one-time events, which are documented individually. Repeat transactions between parties are stored in an organized manner in the GrantNav tool
  • Metadata: The standard uses several standard codes in addition to ISOs, such as an organisation identifier that is specified on their website
Added to directory: 6/13/2017
International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI)FinancePhilanthropy
IATI
| Version: 2.02
The IATI standard is a framework for publishing information on development cooperation activities in a timely, comprehensive and forward-looking manner. All published data should be structured and comparable
Details
  • License: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International
  • About the Publisher: IATI is a voluntary, multi-stakeholder initiative that seeks to improve the transparency of aid, development, and humanitarian resources in order to increase their effectiveness in tackling poverty. IATI brings together donor and recipient countries, civil society organisations, and other experts in aid information who are committed to working together to increase the transparency and openness of aid.
  • Updated by Publisher: 4/1/2017
  • Level of Use: 547 Organisations so far have published their data in the IATI registry
  • Open License: Yes
  • Transferable to other Jurisdictions: IATI is an international effort. No jurisdiction per se
  • Stakeholder Participation: IATI brings together donor and recipient countries, civil society organisations, and other experts in aid information who are committed to working together to increase the transparency and openness of aid.
  • Consensus-based Governance: IATI has a GitHub page where the references for the standards rae maintained
  • Extensions: IATI allows for publishing of additional data that are not covered by the default IATI elements by using an XML namespace to extend the schema
  • Machine Readable: All data is published in XML on the IATI registry
  • Human Readable: Datasets published on the IATI registry can also be downloaded or previewed in an easy to read CSV table
  • Requires Real-Time Data: Organizations can choose when to publish or re-publish their data
  • Metadata: IATI has related standards that are associated with the main IATI standard such as The Organisations Standard and The Activity Standard
Added to directory: 6/13/2017
SubsidiesFinanceOntologyPhilanthropy
The Ontology Engineering Group
| Version: 0.1
Vocabulario para la representación de subvenciones is an ontology for describing subsidies granted by municipalities. It extends VPDA - Local Budget and uses common ontologies such as Event and Place
Details
  • License: Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 International
  • About the Publisher: The Ontology Engineering Group is based at the Computer Science School at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. It is widely recognised in Europe in the areas of Ontology Engineering, Semantic Infrastructure, Linked Data, and Data Integration. Oscar Corcho has collaborated with members of Spanish city councils and other Spanish organizations to draft vocabularies for linked open data
  • Updated by Publisher: 3/20/2015
  • Level of Use: No information
  • Open License: Yes
  • Transferable to other Jurisdictions: This vocabulary is intended to be used by municipalities across Spain, but could be transferable. Data class and property names are in Spanish
  • Stakeholder Participation: Contributors besides Oscar Corcho (OEG) are not specified
  • Consensus-based Governance: No way for the public and interested parties to contribute to the development of the budget vocabularies
  • Extensions: No information
  • Machine Readable: An OWL schema is provided
  • Human Readable: An HTML documentation page makes the ontology schema human-readable
  • Requires Real-Time Data: No information
  • Metadata: Namespaces used are declared in section 1.1 of the documentation. A detailed flowchart describes relationships between local classes and xsd, skos, and VPDA - Local Budget classes
Added to directory: 8/30/2017