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 report

What Works Cities is the nation’s most comprehensive philanthropic initiative helping local leaders identify and invest in what works.

Watch here to learn what city leaders are doing to drive change through data.

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The White House Wants You to Build Tools to Improve Our Cities


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A WHOLE LOT of valuable information is trapped in the antiquated databases and inaccessible filing systems of local governments across the country. Now, the Obama administration is hoping to unlock that treasure chest with the launch of The Opportunity Project, a new open data project spearheaded by the White House.  Read More