Vancouver Foundation becomes the first Canadian community foundation to join the Open Licensing movement.

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"Vancouver Foundation today announced that, beginning in 2017, it will adopt an open licensing policy for projects funded through its community granting programs. The Foundation’s goal is to advance transparency and accessibility of materials to drive greater innovation and creativity in British Columbia and beyond. The Open Licencing Policy will require grantees to apply a Creative Commons Attribution Licence (CC BY 4.0) to projects and research funded through community advised grant programs. This policy will enable grant recipients to retain copyright over materials while, at the same time, allowing others to use and build upon the positive work created by these Vancouver Foundation grants. Vancouver Foundation will also apply this policy to its own intellectual property, including publications and reports...."


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Date tagged:

10/25/2015, 10:17

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10/25/2015, 06:17