Civic Tech Spotlight: State Matters

Have you always wanted to understand governmental systems better? Your opportunity to stop wishing and start learning has arrived. Meet the team that wants to help make civic engagement and being informed fun and part of your everyday life. State Matters is a non-profit founded in an effort to create engaging digital content that: explains the most impactful, … Continue reading Civic Tech Spotlight: State Matters

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What Works Cities: Data For Community Good

If you are a data whiz, leader in community development or working tirelessly to build smart cities, listen up! Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is making an additional $42 million investment in the use of data and evidence to address major challenges in communities, nationwide. Click to read the May 2018 annual reportWhat Works … Continue reading What Works Cities: Data For Community Good

Cooperative Capital is Redefining Community Investment

A new startup is not only making community development cool, but profitable. Cooperative Capital is making it possible for anyone in Michigan that makes a $1,000 minimum investment to vote on a monthly investment in Detroit. According to a recent Fast Company article, the new community-based fund will launch later this year. "The fund will allow a group … Continue reading Cooperative Capital is Redefining Community Investment