HEI-DA is a nonprofit organisation which promotes digital innovation, the future of data journalism and open data. We do web projects of public interest and partner with organisations worldwide to build impactful programmes and initiatives.
We help organisations tell data-driven stories and build projects on the web, using expertise from the news industry and elsewhere, specializing in the niche fields of data journalism, open data and extreme storytelling innovation. We put particular emphasis on projects of public interest which could achieve social, environmental and economic impact.
HEI-DA powers the Data Journalism Awards 2017!
The Data Journalism Awards are the first international awards recognising outstanding work in the field of data journalism worldwide. Started in 2012, the competition is organised by the Global Editors Network, with support from the Google News Lab, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, and in partnership with Chartbeat. HEI-DA proudly manages the competition with the team at the Global Editors Network.
By donating to HEI-DA, either monthly or just one time, you help us grow and develop new initiatives that empower news innovators and non profit organisations worldwide.
HEI-DA is based in Lille, France and operates globally. It was founded in 2016 by Marianne Bouchart.
We thrive for innovation and hope to stand out as an active player in our field. HEI-DA does great work, by great people, on great subjects.
Watch this space as exciting new projects will launch soon!