Location data helps users to understand where grants go. Location codes allow grants data to be visualised in maps and to be linked to official statistics.
Org IDs help users to understand who is involved in each grant. External org IDs are used to show when funders give grants to the same recipient and allow grants data to be linked to official sources of organisation data.
All 360Giving data includes information about award amounts, award dates and the purpose of each grant. Information about the grant duration, grant programmes names and classifications help users to understand more context for each grant.
Metadata is data about the data which helps users to understand more about the data and how it might be useful in a particular case.
Timely updates provide users with an up-to-date picture of grantmaking. Publishers make updates at different frequencies; annual, biannual, quarterly, monthly or some publish in real-time.