Sunlight Foundation announces open government grant program

From Civic Source:  Watchdog group the Sunlight Foundation will be offering civic minded startups and developers a chance at “OpenGov Grants.” The grant program will offer awards to successful applicants on a rolling basis throughout the year. The initiative was announced at the Personal Democracy Forum in New York City, on Friday.

The grant program will specifically focus on helping developers build something that will improve civic life, through government transparency. One time grants will be offered in award amounts ranging from $5000-10,000.