NFOIC FOI training project proposal receives grant from Knight Foundation

Eighteen projects will each receive $35,000 in funding and time to test their media and information ideas as the latest recipients of grants from the Knight Prototype Fund.

The fund, which Knight launched in 2012, encourages the rapid iteration and testing of ideas while providing a support network for the creators. The recipients join a cohort of winners who get the opportunity to receive human-centered design training and to share ideas and concepts with other people experiencing similar opportunities and challenges.

The National Freedom of Information Coalition’s (NFOIC) idea is to develop a project for training state and local government employees and agencies in their open records, open meetings, and freedom of information laws and regulations through a digital services including mobile apps and professional support. Continue>>>