One year ago this week, we launched the updated Civic Tech Field Guide at Code for All Global Summit in Bucharest, Romania. For our first birthday, we’re rolling out a new feature. Since then we’ve helped thousands more civic tech practitioners around the world, doubled the size of our collection, and produced original research about […]

Did you know we maintain a site changelog? That’s where we publicly track updates and improvements to the Civic Tech Field Guide. Here’s the work we did to the site in September: Redesigned pillar table of content pages e.g. Civic data Broke the 30 individual civic maps and 39 mapping tools and platforms out into […]

First, congratulations to Google.org’s 20 AI for Social Good grantees, including existing Field Guide entrants Crisis Text Line, Full Fact, and HURIDOCS! The phrase “artificial intelligence” has long been critiqued as too broad a phrase, and one that encompasses many distinct technologies. As AI becomes more relevant to our lives, we’ve made the decision to […]

In celebration of State of the Map US taking place this past weekend, we decided to refresh our own civic maps collection. With 71 “mapping” projects (and more on the way), it was time to make that section more approachable. So, we’ve broken out individual civic maps and re-usable mapping platforms. Civic maps collect and […]

We’re thrilled to share that the Civic Tech Field Guide has been selected as a finalist in the Civvys. What are the Civvys, you ask? Good question! The American Civic Collaboration Awards, or the Civvys, are the only national awards program dedicated to celebrating projects that emphasize working together across divides of all kinds – […]

Together with the civic tech community, we’ve been hard at work building a collection of relevant projects to help you in your work. We just uploaded a fresh batch of over 800 new and recent entries. So, we wanted to share an exciting milestone with you: The Civic Tech Field Guide now includes over 3,000 […]