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Engagement tech

Perhaps the core premise of civic tech is that it can improve civic engagement. Whether in concert with formal governmental bodies or independent of them, civic tech promises to help citizens (in the Latin sense, of the city) engage with one another to share power in the pursuit of building just societies.

18F Eligibility Rules Project

Exploring a new way to make eligibility rules easier to implement

3 ways local government can improve procurement

Mariel Reed served as an Innovation Strategist for the San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Civic Innovation, where she helped grow Startup in Residence into a national network connecting cities with startups. She recently founded CoProcure to help local governments find, buy, and share high-quality technology products from a more diverse group of vendors via streamlined, Read More

A Public Space for Public Discourse

Bring a healthy new energy to your city’s conversations, and build trust with your community along the way.

Abierto al publico

In "Abierto al Público" we explore the use of open knowledge through data, code and other media.

cat-icon Inter-American Development Bank, New York Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC, USA

Abre

Digital platform and methodology to open local governments

cat-icon Santiago, Chile

ACCESS NYC

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

cat-icon New York City, NY, USA

Action Alexandria, Virgina

ACT for Alexandria is a local non-profit organization that strives to increase charitable investment & community engagement in Alexandria, VA.

Action Path

Action Path is a mobile app for civic engagement produced by Erhardt Graeff at the MIT Center for Civic Media.

Adhocracy Plus

adhocracy+ makes digital democracy easy - for everyone no matter where.

Airbnb Disaster Response

Since 2012, the Airbnb host community has provided free short term housing to thousands of people in safe, welcoming places while they rebuild their lives after disasters, wars, conflict, or other factors. Join us by opening your home and help make a difference.

Alegeri Parlamentare 2016

Ghidul complet al alegerilor parlamentare din 11 decembrie. Compară aici candidații la alegerile parlamentare, programele de guvernare si orientarile ideologice.

Alia

Alia is an online platform to help house cleaners get benefits.

cat-icon National Domestic Workers Alliance, Broadway, New York, NY, USA

All Our Ideas wikisurveys

Mix core ideas from survey research with new insights from crowdsourcing. Add a heavy dose of statistics. Stir in a bit of fresh thinking. Enjoy.

cat-icon Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA

Allyus

Allyus is a location based political social network which empowers people to change government policy.

cat-icon 251 Queen St W, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

AmericaSpeaks

AmericaSpeaks was a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit organization whose mission was to

AnimaCité

AnimaCité est une application mobile de consultation citoyenne à l'échelle locale.

Apollo

The Apollo DemTool is a powerful system for compiling, managing, and analyzing citizen reports from an election monitoring mission.

AppCivist

AppCivist is a platform for democratic assembly and collective action.

cat-icon The CITRIS Invention Lab, Sutardja Dai Hall, Berkeley, CA, USA

Architizer

Architizer is how architects find building-products.

Article One

Fireside specializes in creating the most innovative and easy-to-use tools to help Congressional offices connect with their constituents more efficiently.

cat-icon Washington, DC, USA

Ask Izzy

Ask Izzy helps people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless to find the services they need, right now and nearby.

cat-icon 33 Elizabeth Street, Richmond VIC, Australia

AskThem

questions-and-answers with elected officials, candidates, media, and more public figures

cat-icon Civic Hall, West 22nd Street, New York, NY, USA

Audiencias Interativas

livestreams video from the committee debates in Brasilia, and includes a chat window designed to let citizens ask questions, vote on others' questions, and generally chat about the proceedings with other viewers

cat-icon Brasília - Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil

Aunt Bertha

Find social services that serve your area, anywhere in the US.

Australia Digital Transformation Office

At the Digital Transformation Agency, we help government improve digital services to make them simple, clear and fast.

cat-icon 50 Marcus Clarke Street, Canberra ACT, Australia

Australia’s Digital Service Standard

The Digital Service Standard is a set of best-practice principles for designing and delivering government services. It helps digital teams to build services that are simple, clear and fast.

cat-icon 50 Marcus Clarke Street, Canberra ACT, Australia

Avalanche Strategy

Avalanche Strategy produces audience insights with the depth of a focus group and the accuracy of polling. This deeper and more intuitive approach to understanding the values, emotions and attitudes of your community enables campaigns and candidates to consistently create messaging that resonates, mobilizes, and wins.

Avalanche Strategy

Avalanche Strategy produces audience insights with the depth of a focus group and the accuracy of polling.

cat-icon Washington D.C., DC, USA

Az Glasuvam

„АЗ ГЛАСУВАМ” е специално разработена платформа. С нейна помощ, лесно ще можете да се информирате за всички важни моменти от изборния процес в България.

Backfence

Backfence was a place for community news and info written by you and your neighbors

Ballotpedia

The encyclopedia of American politics

cat-icon 8383 Greenway Blvd, Middleton, Wisconsin, USA

BallotReady

BallotReady is an online voter guide to local elections. We make it easy to vote informed on every candidate all across America.

cat-icon Chicago, Illinois, USA

Bang the Table

Our complete suite of listening, information, analysis, reporting and relationship management features enable you to mix and match precisely the right online tools for your community engagement objectives.

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Barcelona Digital City

The priority of Barcelona is to go beyond the concept of smart city or smart city and take full advantage of the opportunities offered by data-based technologies and their great power of transformation.

cat-icon Barcelona, Spain

Behavior Change for Good Initiative

StepUp is a free habit building, science-based workout program developed by the Behavior Change for Good Initiative. The program is being launched in partnership with 24 Hour Fitness.

BERiDE

BERiDE is where people can share their ideas to develop the city in any way. / Ide Anda dapat Menjadikan Jakarta Lebih Baik, Ayo Kolaborasi Bersama

cat-icon Jakarta

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.

Bernie TV

His live videos now regularly draw more viewers than CNN. So is this a 2020 strategy? It sure could be.

Beta Blocks

Exploring new approaches for community-led innovation in public spaces.

cat-icon Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Better Reykjavik

Better Reykjavik allows citizens to propose the policies that matter to them

cat-icon Reykjavík, Iceland

Bill To Text

BillToText.com turns PDFs of federal legislation into text files. It provides a formatted document that you can download and edit with a word processor program.

BillCam

Find any State or Federal bill and, if you like, share it live through social media

cat-icon Civic Hall, New York, NY, USA

Bite the Ballot

Bite The Ballot is an international social enterprise that specialises in civic and community engagement. Our charity has grown from an idea in a classroom to coordinating world-record breaking campaigns, changing laws and rebranding politics among young and socially-excluded communities.

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Block By Block Minecraft participatory planning workshops

Did you know that you can use Minecraft for more than a simple fun? Learn about great Block by Block initiative for community participation in urban design.

BlocPower

The BlocPower Smart Cities platform connects investors and community members to green building projects that save energy and improve health outcomes in financially underserved communities.

cat-icon Brooklyn, NY, USA

Blue Nove

Mobilize Collective Intelligence

cat-icon Levallois-Perret, France

Bologna Neighborhood workhops

Con i Laboratori potrai segnalare, creare e far votare proposte per il tuo quartiere: contattaci o vieni agli incontri, per lavorare insieme a tecnici del Comune di Bologna ed esperti di coprogettazione.

cat-icon Bologna, Italy

Boston Area Research Initiative (BARI)

The Boston Area Research Initiative (BARI) is an interuniversity partnership that pursues original urban research on the cutting edge of scholarship and public policy, with an emphasis on opportunities created by novel digital data.

cat-icon 360 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Boulder eligibility calculator

"Google.org and Boulder, Colorado, are teaming up to create a new eligibility calculator, which residents of that city will be able to use to determine if they qualify for public programs, discounts or rebates"

cat-icon Boulder, CO

Brigade

Hold your politicians accountable. Tell your representatives what you want them to do. We'll track whether they listen, so you'll know if they deserve your vote in the next election.

C-App

C-App provides guidance, support, and advice for most parts of the application process for Employment and Support Allowance and Personal Independent payment benefits, respectively.

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California Report Card

The California Report Card was developed by the CITRIS Data and Democracy Initiative at UC Berkeley in collaboration with the Office of Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom. The California Report Card explores how smartphones and networks can enhance communication between the public and government leaders.

Caminos de la Villa

Caminos de la Villa es una plataforma de acción ciudadana que permite acceder de manera sencilla a la información vinculada con los procesos de urbanización en las villas de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires y ver de qué manera se están llevando adelante. ¡Sumate!

cat-icon Thames 1024, DCV, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Campaign Together

We bring together people from the UK, no matter what their background, to stop the Tories from winning another parliamentary majority at the next election. We use electoral data to determine which left-leaning party has the best chance of beating the Tories in 50 of the most marginal seats and support any and all volunteers to get out campaigning.

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Cap Collectif

La plateforme d’intelligence collective la plus complète et la plus polyvalente sur le marché.

cat-icon Paris, France

Carrotmob

Carrotmob is a new way to influence businesses. We spend money as a group, and in return businesses take socially-responsible actions we care about.

CauseVox

Online fundraising software for nonprofit crowdfunding, peer-to-peer fundraising, and donation pages. Start taking donations online for free.

Center for Technology and Civic Life

Modernizing engagement between local government and the people you serve

Chalmers

Chalmers can help you find things like: free meals, overnight shelter, clothing banks, emergency contacts and can point you to offline and online mental health services.

cat-icon Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Change Decision Makers

Change.org is the web's leading platform for social change, empowering anyone, anywhere to start petitions that make a difference.

Change Research

Change Research provides fast, affordable and accurate public opinion polling at 80 to 90 percent less than traditional polls with the goal of ensuring that every forward-thinking candidate and campaign has access to the actionable insight they need to win

cat-icon San Francisco, CA

ChangeByUs

Change by Us is a place for citizens to put ideas into action to make their city a better place to live.

Ciklograd

Ciklograd je web servis kojim želimo dapovećamo informisanost, bezbjednost i brojnost učesnika u biciklističkom saobraćaju u Podgorici.

cat-icon Podgorica, Montenegro