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18F

18F builds effective, user-centric digital services focused on the interaction between government and the people and businesses it serves.

880 Cities guide to urban placemaking

We're a non-profit organization bringing citizens together to enhance mobility & public spaces so we can create vibrant, healthy, & equitable communities.

A strategy for urban data

(PDF) How to develop collaborative data projects – for citizens, urban innovators, researchers and policy makers

cat-icon Sint Antoniesbreestraat 69, 1011 HB Amsterdam, Netherlands

Academia de Innovación Política

La Academia de Innovación Política es una plataforma que busca generar espacios de formación virtuales y presenciales para la transferencia y co-construcción de conceptos, prácticas, metodologías y herramientas de gobernanza democrática en los escenarios actuales.

cat-icon Paris, France

Accelerating Appalachia

Connecting innovative businesses, investors and mentors aligned with place, people and prosperity.

ACCESS NYC

Find help in NYC with food, money, housing, work and more on ACCESS NYC.

cat-icon New York City, NY, USA

Ad hoc

Better government software. Services that work, for people.

Amazon Public Dataset team

This registry exists to help people discover and share datasets that are available via AWS resources.

Apolitical’s Government Innovation Lab Directory

Mapped: The innovation labs transforming government — and how to get in touch

cat-icon London, England

Apps for Democracy

The first open government data hackathon, Fall 2008

cat-icon Washington, DC

Apps for Ghent

Welkom op Apps For Ghent, de site voor de Gentse Open Data community. Dit is een samenwerking tussen de Stad Gent, Open Knowledge België en het Ghent Living Lab. Apps for Ghent wil via projecten, events en co-creatie het potentieel van open data in Gent maximaal benutten en de mogelijkheden ervan bij zoveel mogelijk mensen bekend maken.

Atlassian Team Playbook

OUR NO-BULLSHIT GUIDE TO UNLEASHING YOUR TEAM'S POTENTIAL

Awesome Foundation

Forwarding the interest of Awesome in the universe, $1,000 at a time.

BeeSpace

Beespace is a private operating foundation working to advance meaningful innovation for social change.

Bethnal Green Ventures

We are an early stage investor in ventures using technology to radically change people's lives for the better.

Blockchain Trust Accelerator

Blockchain technology offers solutions to many of the toughest challenges facing countries around the world.

Boston Office of New Urban Mechanics

The Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics was formed in 2010 as one of the first municipal innovation offices in the world. Our research and design projects tackle a range of topics — from civic engagement to city infrastructure to education. Our team comes from a diverse array of backgrounds and our work comes in many different flavors.

Build With

Build With is a training, facilitation, and consulting practice led by Laurenellen McCann.

cat-icon Washington, DC, USA

Catalyst by Blue Ridge Labs

Where technologists and communities work together to explore and build new solutions for New Yorkers

Citizen Engagement Lab

We provide the expertise and infrastructure to turn ideas into real world change.

Citizen Foundation

Bringing people together to debate and prioritize innovative ideas to improve their communities while connecting citizens to governments to build up trust.

City Lab Berlin

The CityLAB is an experimental laboratory for the city of the future.

cat-icon Platz der Luftbrücke 4-6, 12101, Berlin, Germany

City of Austin Office of Design & Delivery

We’re a new office within the City of Austin that’s dedicated to designing and building services for residents that grow and adapt with their needs.

City of Seattle Privacy Principles

City Council unanimously approved a resolution on Monday to provide a framework for dealing with current and future technologies that impact privacy. This is a major step with the adoption of six privacy principles guiding the actions the City will take when collecting and using information from the public. The Council also established an August 2015 reporting deadline […]

Citybase

CityBase is a gov tech platform that connects cities and citizens to make government more accessible and efficient.

cat-icon 30 North LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL 60602, USA

Civ:Lab

A global platform connecting physical places: a curated network for civic innovation, connecting local innovators with government, academia, business, and community both within their cities and around the world.

cat-icon 120 E 23rd St, 5th Floor, New York, New York 10010, US

Civic Design Lab

Civic Design Lab (CDL) is a civic service design and innovation team within Oakland City Hall that grew out of the Resilient Oakland initiative.

cat-icon Oakland, CA, USA

Civic Design Method

A compilation of reflections, tools and methodologies with the capacity to program and activate Collective Intelligence processes with impact on the Territory.

Civic Tech Data & Collaborative framework

Communities should cultivate and draw on their capacity to use data and technology to benefit residents with the fewest resources.

Civic Tech Data Collaborative

The Civic Tech and Data Collaborative is a project of Living Cities, the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership, and Code for America that brought together local government officials, civic technologists, and local data intermediaries across seven communities.

Civic Tech Patterns

common patterns and anti-patterns for civic tech and civic apps - codeforamerica/civic-tech-patterns

Civic User Testing Group (CUTGroup)

CUTgroup gives residents the opportunity to be a part of the design process for emerging civic technology initiatives through user testing and focus groups

CivicActions

CivicActions | We help agencies and organizations successfully execute large-scale software projects using open standards technologies and Agile development methodologies.

Civilia

This is the homepage for Civilla, a center for social innovation and design thinking in Detroit. We help nonprofit and civic leaders innovate through the discipline of human-centered design.

CivVic Labs

CivVic Labs brings government and startups together to solve public sector challenges and deliver better outcomes for Victorians.

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Code California

Code California is an open collaboration between agencies, industry technology partners and civic technologists working to code a more innovative, collaborative and effective government that best serves the people of California.

Code for Philly Launchpad

Our Launchpad is a month-long, hackathon-inspired event that facilitates citizen volunteers working together on civic-focused, open source projects.

cat-icon Philadelphia, PA, USA

Code Switch

Code Switch is a free, two-day civic hackathon in which community members, designers, project managers, programmers, and people who just want to learn, collaborate intensively on projects that change our community.

Community Approach to Research Partnerships @ Emerson

The Community Approach to Research Partnerships (CARP) aims to collaboratively establish academic and community partners...

Data Detox Kit

Welcome to your 8-day data detox! In just half an hour or less per day, you'll be well on your way to a healthier and more in-control digital self. What are you waiting for?

Data Points

Each week we’ll examine a particular example of data use in government.

cat-icon Johns Hopkins University

DataKind Microsoft AI Accelerator

Mission is to harness the power of data science and AI in the service of humanity.

cat-icon Brooklyn, NY

Democracy Works

Democracy Works is a nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the idea that voting should fit the way we live.

DEMOCRATIC PRINCIPLES FOR AN OPEN INTERNET

The Democratic Principles for an Open Internet have been primarily designed for citizens and civil society organizations in fragile and emerging democracies, who are new to the digital rights space, are beginning to engage more regularly online, and who may be more likely to encounter deliberate internet disruptions as a result of government interference.

DemTools

DemTools is designed to help empower civil society organizations, political parties and legislatures around the world by applying technology solutions to common challenges

Design Action Collective

Design Action provides graphic design and visual communications for progressive, non-profit, and social change organizations. By providing high-quality professional graphic design and web development services, we aim to help build and strengthen progressive movements fighting for economic and social justice.

Design for America

Design for America is an idea incubator, a motivated community, and a way of approaching complicated challenges. DFA shapes the next generation of social innovators.

Design Insight Group

Where technologists and communities work together to explore and build new solutions for New Yorkers

Designing Policy toolkit

IIT Institute of Design (ID) is a graduate design school with a history of innovation. ID pioneered the development and dissemination of modern design from its founding in 1937 as the New Bauhaus in Chicago. Today, our graduate design school focuses on global challenges. We prepare designers to take on the worlds complex, fast-changing, and unpredictable problems such as competitiveness, digital media and learning, health and wellbeing, and social innovation.