Program Goals, Design Intentions, and Host Organizations

Oct. 4, 2021



Overview of Fellowships vs Awards (Source: Mozilla)

Fellowships Awards
Shared Goal Advance understanding of the challenges facing the internet and support the development of solutions to these pressing threats to internet health
TL;DR Funding to an individual to explore a specific issue, sometimes in close coordination with a host organization Funding to a project team or individual to do specific work
Focus of Funding The PersonThe fellow is primary; the project is secondary. The Project The project is primary; the project team is secondary.
Impact of Funding Leadership DevelopmentThe Fellow grows as an internet health leader and remains engaged with the movement over the long term. The host organization, where applicable, builds capacity through the fellow’s expertise, and the fellow advances their knowledge of and investment in the organization’s field. Project DevelopmentThe project produced has a tangible impact on the issues we care about.
Active Fellowship or Award Period 10-12 months for Cohort Fellows12 - 24+ months for Non-Cohort Fellows 6 - 18 months
Funding Range $30,000 - $150,000+ $5,000 - $150,000+
Average Funding Amount $117,000 Average stipend + supplements total for fellowships ending in 2019 $63,000 Average award amount for 2019 awards



Overview of F&A Objectives (Source: Mozilla)

Objective Support Promising Approachesand  Leaders Develop New Thinking
Offering Awards Mozilla Fellows
Value-Add to the Movement Support leaders with promising approaches Invest in future leaders of the movement



List of Host Organizations

Organization Headquarters Track Movements/issue areas
Access Now Brussels, Belgium Open Web Human Rights
Algorithm Watch Berlin, Germany Open Web Digital Rights
American Civil Liberties Union New York, NY USA Open Web Human Rights
Amnesty International London, UK Open Web Human Rights
Anti-Defamation League New York, NY USA Open Web Religious Freedom
Artigo 19 Sao Paulo, Brazil Open Web Human Rights
Association for Progressive Communications Johannesburg, South Africa Open Web Human Rights
Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice New York, NY USA Open Web LGBTQIA+
Bits of Freedom Amsterdam, Netherlands Open Web Digital Rights
Brooklyn Public Library Brooklyn, NY, USA Open Web Education
Center for Intellectual Property and Information Chicago, IL, USA Open Web Law
Citizen Lab Toronto, Ontario, Canada Open Web Human Rights
Code for Science and Society Inc Portland, OR, USA Open Web Digital Rights
Color of Change Oakland, CA USA Open Web Racial Equity
Consumer Reports Yonkers, NY, USA Open Web Consumer Protection
Consumers International London, UK Open Web Consumer Protection
Creative Commons Mountain View, CA Open Web Arts
Data Ethics Copenhagen, Denmark Open Web Consumer Protection
Data & Society Research Institute New York, NY Open Web Press Freedom
Derechos Digitales Santiago, Chile Open Web Human Rights
Digital Freedom Fund Berlin, Germany Open Web Digital Rights
European Digital Rights Brussels, Belgium Open Web Freedom of Expression
Free Press Florence, MA, USA Open Web Press Freedom
Freedom of the Press Foundation San Francisco, CA Open Web Press Freedom
Hollaback New York, NY, USA Open Web LGBTQIA+
Human Rights Watch New York, NY, USA Open Web Human Rights
Majal Bahrain Open Web Freedom of Expression
Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Co Creation Studio Cambridge, MA, USA Open Web Arts
Open Technology Institute Washington DC, USA Open Web Digital Rights
Privacy International London, UK Open Web Human Rights
Public Knowledge Washington DC, USA Open Web Law
Research ICT Africa Cape Town, South Africa Open Web Law
Tor Project Cambridge, MA, USA Open Web Human Rights
Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. San Francisco, CA, USA Open Web Education
WITNESS New York, NY, USA Open Web Human Rights
Network Startup Research Center (NSRC) Eugene, OR USA OIE Education
The Internet Society (ISOC) Reston, VA USA OIE Education
University of Dundee Dundee, Scotland, UK OpenDOTT Education
Panoptykon Warsaw, Poland Policy Law
Ação Educativa Sao Paulo, Brazil Tech and Society Environment
FASE Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Tech and Society Human Rights
Mahila SEWA Trust Ahmedabad, India Tech and Society Gender Equity
Poverty Eradication Network Nairobi, Kenya Tech and Society Human Rights
Katiba Institute Nairobi, Kenya Tech and Society Human Rights
Culture Resource Beirut, Lebanon Tech and Society Human Rights
International Media Support / Febrayer Network Copenhagen, Denmark Tech and Society Press Freedom
Legal Agenda Beirut, Lebanon Tech and Society Press Freedom
EQUIS Mexico City, Mexico Tech and Society Gender Equity
Centro Prodh Mexico City, Mexico Tech and Society Human Rights





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