Nielsen Foundation

The Nielsen Foundation is a private foundation funded by Nielsen, a global measurement and data analytics company. The Nielsen Foundation seeks to bridge divides and enhance the use of data by the social sector to reduce discrimination, ease global hunger, promote effective education, and build strong leadership.



Bridging Divides Through Data

Across our grantmaking and priority areas, the Nielsen Foundation seeks to bridge divides through the power of data. Learn more below about Discover Data, one of the Nielsen Foundation’s signature programs, that aims to introduce middle school students to relatable, real-world applications of data and the professionals using that data to innovate the future. Discover Data is powered by the Nielsen Foundation in collaboration with Discovery Education and the Afterschool Alliance.