Civic applications built atop the blockchain, a distributed open ledger

Berkeley City Council municipal bonds civic crowdfunding

In partnership with municipal crowdfunding platform Neighborly and the Berkeley Blockchain Lab, Berkeley City Council is planning on issuing municipal bonds on the blockchain.

Bitfury land registry in Georgia

The blockchain-based land-titling project is being presented at both Harvard and the United Nations.

Blockcerts educational credentials

Build apps that issue and verify blockchain-based credentials for academic credentials, professional certifications, workforce development, and civic records.


An initiative to examine whether and how blockchain technologies can be used for social change.

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Carbon Conservation and Dappbase experiment with Indonesian forest fires

Villages in the Indonesian province of Aceh that have successfully reduced forest fires are to be rewarded through a clever new scheme that uses blockchain-based smart contracts. Here's how it...

Centre for International Governance Innovation

Blockchain technology, which underpins cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, presents new opportunities for how we share data. This video gives a primer on what blockchain is and how it works.


Civil is building the new economy for journalism.


A new movement says that crypto-voting can purify democracy—and eventually eliminate the need for governments altogether.

Follow My Vote

Follow My Vote aims to change the way we vote, becoming the world's first secure open-source online voting software based on blockchain technology.

Giveth donations

Charitable giving on the blockchain - revolution.eth

Horizon State

Horizon State is about unlocking the power of communities to drive organisations forward.


ID2020 is a global alliance committed to improving lives through digital identity.


Open Data meets Liquid Democracy

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McKinsey report on blockchain in government

It’s not just for financial institutions; government agencies can use this digital ledger technology to protect trusted records and simplify interactions with citizens.

MobLab Live: The If, How and Why of Blockchain for Social Good

On 26 July, 2018, we brought together global changemakers to learn from special guests Daisy Ozim, Veronica Garcia and Lee Brenner about using Blockchain to advance social change work.

MODI Finland

Finland’s digital money system for asylum seekers shows what blockchain technology can offer the unbanked.

News Provenance Project (NPP)

Partnership between NYT, Twitter, and others to fight misinformation by labeling information with its source

NYC Blockchain Center

the City’s first public-private NYC Blockchain Center

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Governance for a Post Nation-State world. For everyone, anywhere.

Swedish blockchain Land Registry

Swedish land registry Lantmäteriet is soon going to conduct their first Blockchain property sale with volunteers after two years of testing.

U.S. Federal Blockchain program

GSA launched the U.S. Federal Blockchain program for federal agencies and U.S. businesses who are interested in exploring distributed ledger tech.


A secure, decentralized, auditable and open platform for e-voting and vote counting that everybody can trust

Zug ID, Switzerland blockchain for identity

We recently announced our cooperation with the Swiss City of Zug and local development partner ti&m to introduce the world’s first live…