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The Calm Technology Foundation

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We promote the design and development of technology that respects users' attention, minimizes cognitive overload, and seamlessly integrates into daily life.

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Total raised

$65,000.00 USD

Total disbursed

$60,000.00 USD

Estimated annual budget

$40,000.00 USD

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The Calm Technology Foundation (CTF) is a non-profit organization that promotes the design and development of technology that respects users' attention, minimizes cognitive overload, and seamlessly integrates into daily life. The foundation is based in the Hudson Valley region of New York. 
 
What does the Collective do? 
  1. Education and Outreach: CTF provides educational resources, workshops, and seminars on the principles of calm technology to designers, developers, and companies interested in implementing these concepts into their products and services.
  2. Research and Development: CTF conducts research and supports projects that focus on the development of calm technologies, with the goal of advancing our understanding of the best practices and methodologies for creating unobtrusive, empowering, and context-aware technologies.
  3. Collaboration and Networking: CTF fosters collaboration among professionals, researchers, and organizations working in the calm technology space. This includes hosting conferences, meetups, and networking events to facilitate the exchange of ideas and best practices.
  4. Advocacy and Awareness: CTF raises awareness about the importance of calm technology in today's increasingly connected world. The foundation works to advocate for ethical design practices that prioritize users' well-being and mental health.
  5. Grant Programs and Funding: CTF offers grant programs and funding opportunities for researchers, startups, and organizations working on projects that align with the foundation's mission and vision.

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