Civic hackathons

Civic & social good hackathons, data jams

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.

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.

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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.

Ethiopia Hacks!

Each hackathon will challenge young tech developers to identify prototype solutions to challenges in Ethiopia.

cat-icon Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

EU Datathon

event aiming to further stimulate the use of open data issued by the European Union

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g0v Presidential Hackathon

Presidential Hackathon is an initiative designed for the Taiwanese government to demonstrate its emphasis on open-source data, data utilization, and practice innovation to address the needs of the country in social innovations

cat-icon Taipei, Taiwan

GeoCode (Twin Cities)

Residents, innovators, doers - your governments want your help! Please join governments and institutions from across the Twin Cities at the University of Minnesota on March 5th and 6th for Geo:Code 2.0 - a civic tech event to co-create a better Twin Cities. Register, submit ideas, and learn more at .

Hack League NYC

The First Hackathon Inside the historic New York City Hall

cat-icon New York City Hall, New York City

National Day of Civic Hacking

On August 11th, 2018, join the Code for America Brigades as we host a nationwide day of action.

Random Hacks of Kindness

RHoK Australia runs weekend hackathons in summer and winter every year. These happen simultaneously in five different locations across Australia. Over the course of 48 hours, teams assemble around our changemakers to work fast and furious, have fun, and create real social impact. It's an opportunity to work in a collaborative environment to help create innovative technology solutions to social problems.


UndocuHacks 2017 - the nation's first immigrant-youth-led hackathon. Hosted by

VHacks at the Vatican

VHacks is a hackathon taking place at the Vatican City in Rome on the weekend of March 8-11, 2018. Students from all nationalities and faith-backgrounds are invited for 36 hours of ideation and innovation to address problems in areas of social inclusion, interfaith dialogue, and migrants & refugees. These 120 students will work in teams…