As the leading philanthropic network in France, Fondation de France brings together donors, philanthropists from collaborating foundations, volunteers, and those working on the ground, wherever they might be. To each of them, Fondation de France provides the support they need in order to make their activities as effective as possible. And that applies to all fields of the public good: assistance to the vulnerable, medical research, the environment, culture, education and many more.
"Maps from here & abroad" aims to foster the social inclusion of the migrant population in France through two main kinds of activities: participatory mapping on OSM during mapathons, and sensitive mapping workshops, meaning the freehand drawing of maps based on the affect one has for a space. The objective of this initiative is to offer these activities to the residents of emergency accommodation centers or CADA, everywhere in France in order to raise awareness about digital cartography, but also on an artistic and creative form of mapping. The project is currently in its third phase.Read more »