CrisisCommons is a global network of volunteers who use creative problem solving and open technologies to help people and communities in times and places of crisis. The grant will focus on three main objectives:
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars was awarded a two year, $1.2 million dollar grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to support CrisisCommons as a full-time project through 2012. CrisisCommons is a commons-based approach to crisis management and global development.
More information about CrisisCommons is available at http://wiki.crisiscommons.org/wiki/Main_Page
The grant will focus on three main objectives: