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In the Civic Tech Field Guide, we focus on examples of govtech that seek to improve society to make it more just and democratic, not just more digital or efficient. We recognize that this is a subjective, values-based perspective of govtech. There is a much larger government IT industry, and we do not aspire to catalog and curate every instance of governmental technology.

#Walkfreely

A mobile app to report sexual harassment. The collected data can be used as evidence to support preventive measures.

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

5 Calls

Spend 5 minutes. Make 5 calls. Make your voice heard.

A QUÉ PRECIO

Este observatorio de compras públicas en Salud recopila datos sobre los precios que pagan diferentes organismos estatales por medicamentos para permitir su análisis y transparentar la información gubernamental.

cat-icon Buenos Aires, Argentina

A2J Author

A2J Author aims to improve access to justice for people who represent themselves. The service hosts simplified legal information and resources created by legal professionals.

cat-icon United States

Accela

Government software that streamlines land, permitting, asset, licensing, right-of-way, legislative management, and resource and recreation management processes.

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.

Agora

Agora uses machine learning + natural language processing to discover actionable insights in large-scale conversations.

AI for Good Lab

The Lab takes place over 7 weeks (May 8 to June 21 2019) and brings together a cohort of 30 women from across Canada.

cat-icon Canada

Algorithm Tips

Resources and leads for investigating algorithms in society

AnimaCité

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

Arizona Eviction Help

Arizona Eviction Help makes it easier for tenants to learn about eviction hearings, identify potential defenses to useand create court documents to use.

cat-icon Arizona, USA

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

AskThem

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

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

Aspen Institute principles for smarter regulation in cities

See how local governments are responding to tech solutions to persistent problems #InnovatingRegulation

cat-icon Washington D.C., DC, 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

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

Axon Vibe

Axon Vibe provides smartphone app technology that enables public transport operators to deliver personalized communications based on users’ commuting behavior.

cat-icon Lucerne, Switzerland

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.

Behavioural Insights at Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland

Transitioning Ireland to a society based on sustainable practices will require behavioural insights to influence change.

Bernie TV

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

Bonayo

Bonayo is free user-supported software that helps San Francisco citizens see every 311 call in the City.

cat-icon San Francisco, California, USA

Boston CityScore

CityScore is an initiative designed to inform the Mayor and city managers about the overall health of the City at a moment’s notice by aggregating key performance metrics into one number.

cat-icon 1 City Hall Square, Boston, MA, United States

Bouge Ma Ville

L'application mobile à destination des mairies et des collectivités locales pour signaler les problèmes rencontrés dans votre ville, dans votre rue. Géolocalisation et catégorisation pour envoi directement au bon service technique municipal.

cat-icon 165 Avenue Aristide Briand, 94230 Cachan, France

Bureau ouvert

Parliamentary Initiative to open the National Assembly to citizens and the civic tech community

cat-icon Assemblée nationale, 126 Rue de l'Université, Paris, France

CallPower

Connecting people to power with their phones

Camino

We are a Silicon Valley-based technology company that partners with cities to rethink the permitting and development process. Our leadership team has previously built and deployed data analysis and reporting software to over 1,300 cities and counties.

cat-icon San Mateo, California, USA

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

Cartegraph

Cartegraph makes modern operations management software for local governments.

cat-icon 3600 Digital Drive, Dubuque, Iowa 52003, USA

Casebook

Incubated by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Casebook PBC is the developer of Casebook, the only purpose-build person-centric Human Services platform.

Centro de Relevo

Inclusion for allowing citizens with hearing impairment to interact with public services and institutions.

cat-icon Cra. 8a, Bogotá, Colombia

Change Decision Makers

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

Cicero

Legislative district matching and elected official data

Ciklograd

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

cat-icon Podgorica, Montenegro

Citizen Foundation

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

CitizenLab

Bringing the town hall to your citizens

cat-icon Cantersteen 12, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

Citizens’ Assembly Websites: Practical Guidance

Here we discuss two pillars of a Citizens’ Assembly website: its design and editorial principles; and the information that should be included.

cat-icon United Kingdom

City Innovation map

Explore how cities around the world are applying innovation methods to tackle their tough challenges

City Scrapers

A community open source project designed to standardize, scrape and share public meetings in a central database, in collaboration with City Bureau's Documenters program.

cat-icon Chicago, Illinois, USA

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
cat-icon 26a Movses Khorenatsi Street, Yerevan, Armenia

CityFlag

Civic engagement can take many forms and Cityflag, a mobile phone app that allows citizens to highlight and track local issues, wants to make it just a download away. Along with allowing users to post photos of infrastructure issues, Cityflag incorporates a social media tangent and mapping system where people can share infrastructure and City service […]

CityGrader

A social platform where you can grade your local government, start discussions, and collaborate together to improve your city.

cat-icon Florida

CityGrows

Workflow automation for local governments

CityInnovate

The mission of City Innovate Foundation is to guide local government agencies in developing user-centered products and services for the 21st century. By exploring emerging digital technology solutions with rising start-ups and experienced professionals from private and academic sectors, we enable city governments to test and learn while minimizing risk.

cat-icon San Francisco, California, USA

CityMart

Citymart transforms the way cities solve procurement problems. Citymart is a platform for city government employees to deliver better services, connecting them to urban solutions, projects and peers across departments and around the world.

CitySourced

With CitySourced, you can deploy an unlimited number of applications to a single native app. From paying bills to election info to FAQs or newsletter signups - downloading a single app is easier for citizens, and it's easier for you!

Citywide

Our Citywide solution is designed for cities, counties, special districts, and regional commissions who want to administer multiple projects on one platform.

Civically.io

Discourse instance for paying fines and more

cat-icon Australia

CivicShopping

Turning Everyday Consumer Purchases Into Fundraising and Charitable Contributions

Civil Cops

Report Civic & Social Issues through our Artificially Intelligent chat & voice interfaces integrated onto all the major social media channels

cat-icon New Delhi, Delhi, India

CivVic Labs

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

cat-icon Australia

Clear my record

Clear My Record is a free, non-profit service to help you dismiss or reduce old convictions on your criminal record.

cat-icon San Francisco, California, USA

Code for Australia

Building a 21st century government, together. We’re working towards a government that is built by and made for everyone.

cat-icon Neighbourhood - 4 Brunswick Pl, 4 Brunswick Place, Fitzroy VIC, Australia

Code for Australia Foresight

Foresight is a platform that layers complex datasets into one single source of truth.

cat-icon Victoria, Australia

Code for Australia Legal Aid Checker

Legal Aid Checker is an online triaging system, helping to determine if people are eligible to recieve services and help from Victoria Legal Aid.

cat-icon Victoria, Australia

Code for Australia Online Pleas

Over 60 percent of people that go to court for a minor offence are planning to and plead guilty. The tool enables guilty pleas to be lodged online prior to the scheduled court date for non-complex minor offences.

cat-icon Victoria, Australia

Code for Australia ORBIT

Helping staff and volunteers make accurate referrals across the legal assistance sector in Victoria.

cat-icon Victoria, Australia

Code for Australia School Finder

School Finder is an online tool for parents or guardians to find the right school for their kids.

cat-icon New South Wales, Australia

Code.gov

Sharing America's Code. Unlock the tremendous potential of the Federal Government’s software

cat-icon Washington, DC