William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

The Hewlett Foundation Grants UC Irvine $320,000 to Expand OpenCourseWare Initiative
September 16, 2009

IRVINE, Calif., September 15, 2009 — The University of California, Irvine today announced the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation has provided $320,000 in grant support to further develop the University’s OpenCourseWare (OCW) program and to advance the Open Education Resources Movement (OER) which it serves. With this funding, the University will expand existing free online courses and programs, and create new content—all available free of charge, to learners across the globe.

Study Calls for Greater Flow of Information in Philanthropic Sector
February 17, 2009

A recently released study by consulting group McKinsey & Co. for the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation urges that if nonprofits, foundations and donors want to increase their social impact, they need a more robust marketplace of information about charitable activity.