Tech for public challenges

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.

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Affordable High-Tech for Humanitarian Aid

The prize will be allocated in separate awards of €1 million each in 5 distinct thematic areas: shelter and related assistance, water, sanitation and hygiene, energy, health and medical care, other forms of humanitarian aid (open category).

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Amicable is a divorce app which helps couples close an amicable agreement. The chatbot, Alex, provides instant andreal time support to users.

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Amnesty Decoders

Join a global network of digital volunteers helping us research and expose human rights violations.

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.

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Artificial Intelligence for Disaster Response

Wish you had a better way to make sense of Twitter during disasters than this? Type in a keyword like #ChileEarthquake in Twitter's search box above and you'll see more tweets than you can possibly read in a day let alone keep up with for more than a few minutes. Wish there way were an easy, free and open…


Attorned is a platform that links clients to lawyers through a bidding system. It increases access to justice by presenting a large pool of lawyers from multiple sectors.

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First real-time map of auroral visibility based on user contributions and crowd sourcing.

cat-icon New Mexico, USA attempts to remove barriers to legal assistance by providing DIY legal solutions in the form of videotutorials. Videos are recorded with professional lawyers, and are available in multiple languages.

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Barefoot Law

Barefoot Law offers free legal information and assistance to people through social media, SMS, Skype calls, andcommunity engagement.

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An initiative to examine whether and how blockchain technologies can be used for social change.

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We partner with market rate and not for profit land developers and service providers to make housing happen. Building at lower cost, higher quality, and in less time, we create real estate equity.

Bloomberg Philanthropies Government Innovation program


cat-icon Bloomberg Philanthropies, 25 East 78th Street, New York, NY 10075, USA


BuiltWorlds is the premier research-driven network operating at the intersection of the built industry and technological innovation

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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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At the heart of CharityBase is the most comprehensive source of public data on charities in the UK.

cat-icon Newspeak House, Bethnal Green Road, London, UK

Civil Resolution Tribunal

The Civil Resolution is an application for online dispute resolution. It helps resolve small claims and strata property disputes.

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Civis is a platform that enables citizens to understand and share feedback with the government on laws and policy decisions.

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ClickLaw provides legal information and a map of legal support services in British Columbia.

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Code & Response (film)

A film about civic hackers and digital humanitarians responding to crises

Code and Response challenge

IBM-sponsored challenge for creating and deploying open source technologies to tackle some of the world's biggest challenges

Code for Australia Foresight

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

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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.

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Code for Australia ORBIT

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

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Code for Australia School Finder

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

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Confident Commuter

Confident Commuter helps people deal with ticket inspectors and fines. The user follows a guided process ofquestions and answers to find a solution for their case.

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The European Union Earth Observation Programme

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…

Data Lanterns

illuminating local water quality through data performances for collective action

cat-icon 75 Amherst Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Dear Landlord

Dear Landlord is an interactive app that helps tenants in privately-owned properties to understand their rights andeviction laws. It also helps users generate and review documents such as letters to their landlord or fill out a reviewapplication to the Civil Administrative Tribunal.

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Demander Justice

Demander Justice is a dispute resolution tool that helps people to settle disputes that can be brought to courtwithout a lawyer.

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DilSeWill is an online platform where users can create a will, and have it mailed to them after completion

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Disaster Relief by Amazon

"A five-member team of Amazon product and program managers connecting with nonprofits worldwide and are ready to respond to requests for resources during a disaster." - GovTech


DSU is the official app of the Department for Emergency Situations, Ministry of Internal Affairs.DSU's aim is to provide citizens with a quick tool for information and reportings about critical situations and disasters which they are witnessing.What do you find inside DSU app: - articles, news and official statements of the Department for Emergency Situations;- information about weather alerts, traffic alerts and natural disasters;- a section for reporting events which you are witnesses (fire, flood, accident i.e.);- a section for informing you about how to act effectively in critical situations and the behaviour you should adopt;- tests for verifying your knowledge.We are excited to provide this useful tool and hope you will enjoy using it.DSU TeamPS: Your feedback is important to us. We welcome and appreciate your opinions, suggestions and rankings.


E-Court specialises in private and civil online dispute resolution. It aims to provide administrative justice at low costs.

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EveryAction offers a best-in-class Digital, Fundraising and Organizing SaaS products, with a unified customer relationship management (CRM) platform that is able to effectively serve large and small nonprofits, as well as campaigns through its NGP VAN brand.

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Famalia is an SMS-based tool that seeks to inform people about succession law.

Find a legal aid adviser

Find A Legal Aid Adviser is an online tool through which users can find a legal aid adviser or a family mediator.

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Fine Fixer

Fine Fixer provides a guided process for users who have been fined by local authorities. Based on the case, it guidespeople on how to fix a fine or determine a course of action in case of a fine.

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Fired Without Cause

Fired Without Cause helps users understand whether their employer treated them fairly. The app also has a severance pay calculator.

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Gavel provides various tools for people to track court cases and the delivery of justice. It also provides pro bono legal services to inmates and people with limited means.

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Good Call NYC

Good Call NYC provides support during an arrest process. Its 24/7 hotline puts people in touch with lawyers, free of charge.

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Google Person Finder

Google Person Finder helps people reconnect with friends and loved ones in the aftermath of natural and humanitarian disasters.

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Search, explore and download UK grant data from funders publishing open data to the 360Giving Standard.

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Haki Law App

Haki Law App intends to make knowledge about laws easily accessible. The mobile application provides legalinformation and connects citizens to lawyers.


Haqdarshak enables citizens to access government welfare schemes for which they are eligible. They provide onlineand offline support with documentation and applications.

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Health Complaints Assist

Health Complaints Assist is a chatbot that helps users make a complaint about medical treatment they or someonethey know received.

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HeLawyer provides legal information and access to lawyers through an Android application, SMS, phone call andWhatsapp.

Helpline Law

Helpline Law connects people with lawyers and law firms as per their needs.

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Helpself Legal

Helpself Legal is an online document automation system. Users can use the guided workflows to find legal assistance.

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HiiL (The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law)

User-friendly justice. With data and technology we co-create high quality justice based on what we need now.

cat-icon Fluwelen Burgwal 582511, The Hague, The Netherlands


Hukoomi is an e-governance application which provides access to a broad range of information, including legal information for business, and information about visa and immigration procesess.

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Humanitarian Data Exchange

Find, share and use humanitarian data all in one place

Humanitarian Innovation Dashboard

The Humanitarian Information Dashboard (HID) tracks and analyzes community views and humanitarian related data during emergencies.

Humanitarian Knowledge Base

Airtable with tools for digital humanitarian work

cat-icon San Francisco, CA, USA

Humanity Road

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


Helping Nonprofits Make Smart Technology Decisions

Illinois Legal Aid Online

Illinois Legal Aid Online presents legal resources and information about legal aid in a simple and accessible manner.

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Illinois Legal AidOnline

Illinois Legal Aid Online presents legal resources and information about legal aid in a simple and accessible manner.

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Immi helps immigrants understand their rights and options during the immigration process. The website’s guided process helps users determine their path to legal immigration, and offers a list of organisations and self-help resources.

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Impact Tracker Tech Catalog



In4Justice is an online dispute resolution service, and provides an alternate dispute resolution mechanism for small claim settlements.

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Investigating digital tool re-use among UK organizations

We’re excited to share that over the next year, we’ll be carrying out a new research initiative looking at how UK charities re-use existing digital tools for service delivery.

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Joint Roadmap for Open Science Tools

We propose an effort to develop a “Joint Roadmap for Open Science Tools”. This will be delivered by an informal group of like-minded organizations coming together around a common purpose.

Justice Connect

Justice Connect provides legal help to people and communites at risk of being of left behind by the law. This includesa guided diagnostic, intake and triage tool, several online self-help tools, and a facility that allows other organisationsto refer people to Justice Connect.

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Justice Innovation Startup Lab

Learn about design thinking, justice innovation, and legal tech and apply them to the challenge of developing products and services that yield better justice outcomes.

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Justice Tech

A curated list of 175 criminal justice data and technology projects.


JusticeTrans offers legal information about transgender rights across Canada.

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