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Charities Aid Foundation's Giving Thought podcast explored the big issues, themes and news stories relating to philanthropy and the work of civil society. 

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Jun 12, 2018

In episode 27 of the podcast Rhod chats to Rachel Rank, CEO of 360 Giving ( an initiative promoting and supporting an Open Data approach among UK grantmakers. Topics covered include:

-The background and rationale to 360 Giving

-What challenges has 360 Giving faced in terms of getting grantmakers to adopt an open data approach?

-How are organisations using the information that is being published?

-Where does the work of 360 Giving fit within the wider move towards open data and transparency?

-What is the potential for applying new techniques and tools such as machine learning to the data being opened up on grantmaking?

-Will there be new challenges when it comes to making data more accessible in the light of GDPR and the growing unease about data privace and usage?