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Participatory Culture Foundation

Participatory Culture Foundation

The Participatory Culture Foundation works to eliminate media gatekeepers and empower communities around the world to engage in democratic processes.

Founded: 2005 by Tiffiniy Cheng, Nicholas Nassar, Nicholas Reville, Holmes Wilson

Participatory Culture Foundation
  • Program Area

    Health & Healthcare, Education, Environment, Food & Agriculture, Arts & Culture, Human Rights, Poverty Alleviation & Economic Development, Public Service & Civic Engagement
  • Location of Impact

    United States
  • Headquarters Location

    Boston , Massachusetts, United States
  • Product Platforms

    Web, Mobile Apps, Open Source
  • Budget

    $1,000,000 +
  • Founder Demographics

    Female, Racial or Ethnicity Minority

Participatory Culture Foundation (PCF) is dedicated to supporting a democratic media by creating open and decentralized video tools and services. Participatory Culture's core projects are Miro, Miro Video Converter, and Amara. PCF's tools are designed to make mass media accessible to everyone and to empower Americans to engage in bettering the systems that govern American culture and society. PCF's sibling non-profit is the Participatory Politics Foundation, creators of OpenCongress and AskThem.

Funders and Awards

MacArthur Foundation, Mozilla, The Knight Foundation, Open Society Institute, Surdna Andrus, Wikimedia Foundation