Awards and prizes

To recognize and fund civic tech and its practicioners

Civic Tech 4 Democracy EU

CivicTech4Democracy is the European Union’s global competition showcasing democratic innovation by Citizens for Citizens across the world. Every day, everywhere, citizens invent new ways of bringing democracy closer to the people.

Code for America Technology Awards

The Code for America Technology Awards recognize outstanding products and implementations of government technology.

DC Legal Hackers’ Le Hackies

Le Hackies 3 - Splash -

Le Hackie Awards is our chance to celebrate the awesome achievements of the legal hacking movement in DC.

- Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Engaged Cities Award

Each year, the Cities of Service Engaged Cities Award elevates city-led strategies that most successfully engage citizens to help create and implement solutions to pressing local problems.

Female Govtech Leaders

Who was nominated for the 2018 ranking - and who will you vote for?

Innovate Africa

innovateAFRICA is the continent’s largest fund for supporting civic media experimentation and digital news startups in everything from data-driven journalism and investigative reporting, to newsroom management, audience engagement, digital convergence, and media business models.

Managing Innovation Prizes in Government

The use of prizes and awards is a visible element of the Obama Administration’s efforts to promote innovation in government. For example, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has sponsored a competition among federal employees to find cost savings and the White House has created the “” website where federal agencies can pose problems in hopes of getting

NOI Most Valuable Organizers

The hundreds of progressive organizers attending NOI’s RootsCamp voted — and SmartVAN won as the Most Valuable Technology!