Crowdsourced data collection

Platforms that allow a variety of people to contribute data to a common collection.

Crisis Commons

CrisisCommons seeks to advance and support the use of open data and volunteer technology communities to catalyze innovation in crisis management and global development. CrisisCommons is a global community of volunteers from technology, crisis response organizations, government agencies, and citizens that are working together to build and use technology tools to help respond to disasters…

Crowdsourced Facebook ad targeting campaign

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The Dataverse Project -


Data about every national legislature in the world, freely available for you to use.

Google MapMaker

Google Map Maker officially closed on March 31, 2017, and many of its features are being integrated into Google Maps.Since 2008, the Google Map Maker community has edited and moderated millions of f

Humanity Road

Humanity Road is a disaster response 501c3 charity specializing in sourcing critical information and resources when disaster strikes.


See today's trending polls and ideas on civic engagement and politics.


KoBoToolbox is a suite of tools for field data collection for use in challenging environments. Our software is free and open source. Most of our users are people working in humanitarian crises, as well as aid professionals and researchers working in developing countries.


Collect the place-based data you need using our easy mobile tools and web dashboard. Create your own survey or engage around community health, safety, commercial development, blight, historic resources, and more. Quickly export your data for Excel or as a Shapefile.


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OpenPaths (, a secure datastore for personal location info.


Create greener communities and explore our urban forests, together.


Shareabouts is a mapping application for crowdsourced info gathering.


Helping people raise their voice and those who serve them to listen and respond better