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This page curates everything from open government data to visualization tools to data standards to algorithmic implementation. The only common thread is that all these data and data products share a commitment to civic interests.

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Newsgradient highlights the differences in media coverage of important events. It enables users to easily follow the daily news and observe it on the political spectrum. The media are arranged on the left-right axis and classified according to their bias and credibility.

Do Open Data Impact on Citizens’ Behaviours? | Yuya SHIBUYA

This study by Yuya Shibuya empirically analyzes the impacts of open data on behavioral change by investigating the case of Taiwan.

Github's Open journalism Collection

See how publications and data-driven journalists use open source to power their newsroom and ensure information is reported fairly and accurately.




Agami is a movement of ideas and people seeking to transform the experience of Justice in India


We work to strengthen the course of civic engagement using data / social science / tech / design

Justice Hub

Justice Hub


An open source platform for data related to the Indian legal and justice system. Crowdsourced from a community of law and data researchers, practitioners and enthusiasts.



Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico

DataMéxico permite la integración, visualización y análisis de datos públicos para fomentar la innovación, inclusión y diversificación de la economía mexicana.

Red Ciudadana

Red Ciudadana


Participación, formación ciudadana y apertura de datos Somos una organización que trabaja por una Guatemala más democrática, innovadora y transparente.



800 Boylston Street, 16th Floor Boston, MA 02199

Questica OpenBook is a transparency and data visualization software that enables organizations to share their financial and other data, when and where they need to.

OpenGrants API

OpenGrants delivers a best-in-class database of grant funding and a marketplace of grant writers, consultants and technical assistance providers. Integrate the power of OpenGrants into your product using our API.


OpenAerialMap is an open service to provide access to a commons of openly licensed imagery and map layer services. Download or contribute imagery to the growing commons of openly licensed imagery. Start Exploring

Africa Data Hub Climate Observer

The Africa Data Hub Climate Observer is designed to help journalists and academics reporting and researching climate change in Africa.

Africa Data Hub

Africa Data Hub

South Africa

Data about Africa for Africa




Technológiával, tudással és részvétellel a korrupció ellen

Maai Makwa (My Water)

Deploying Open Data to Enable Kenyan Households & Communities Conserve Fresh Water Resources, including civic literacy campaigns and IoT monitoring of water supply and quality

Association Maidi

Madagascar Initiatives for Digital Innovation est une association à but non lucratif régie par l'Ordonnance n°60-133 du 03 octobre 1960. L'objectif est de promouvoir l' E-Democracy - l'Open Data et le Datajournalisme à Madagascar.

The Narrative Observatory

With data infrastructure purpose-built to deliver audience-based insights, narrative and network analysis, and empirical validation of cultural strategy and content, we help strategists and creative practitioners identify story opportunities and challenges across a range of social issues.

Colorado Broadband Hub

The Colorado Broadband Office (CBO) leads the statewide effort to expand broadband coverage and quality for all Coloradans and coordinates all broadband efforts for Colorado.

Who owns what in NYC?

Who owns what in NYC?

New York City, NY, USA

Use this free tool from JustFix to research your building and investigate landlords! We use property ownership mapping to identify a landlord's portfolio

Custodianship in the Urban Commons

BARI has worked closely with the Mayor’s Office of New urban Mechanics and the 311 system examine how Bostonians contribute to the maintenance of the public spaces and infrastructure of neighborhoods—that is, custodianship in the urban commons.




Official e-newsletters from every member of Congress. In one place. In real time.

“Seeing” Neighborhoods through “Big” Data

Modern administrative data—from 311 and 911 calls to building permit applications to Tweets—offer a detailed view of events and conditions across the city.



Capitol Hill

GovInfo is free U.S. Government information for all. GovInfo is a service of the United States Government Publishing Office (GPO), which is a Federal agency in the legislative branch.

Iffy Index of Unreliable Sources

An index of news sites rated by their credibility scores

Data Commons

Data Commons aggregates data from a wide range of sources into a unified database to make it more accessible and useful. More

Beirut Urban Observatory

Beirut Urban Observatory

Raymond Ghosn Building, American University of Beirut, Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture PO Box. 11-0236 Riad El Solh 1107 2020, Beirut Lebanon

The Beirut Urban Observatory is a platform of geolocalized urban data informing ongoing post-blast recovery efforts.

Big Local News

Big Local News

450 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305, USA

Empowering journalists with data, tools and collaborations

Beirut Built Environment Database

Beirut Built Environment Database

Raymond Ghosn Building, American University of Beirut, Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture PO Box. 11-0236 Riad El Solh 1107 2020, Beirut Lebanon

The Beirut Built Environment Database is a platform gathering geolocalised social, environmental, and economic information on building activity in the Greater Beirut Area.

Data Activism program for Cambridge Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program

six-week Data Activism curriculum to equip students with critical-thinking skills so they feel prepared to utilize data science to challenge social injustice and empower their community


Hatebase was a collaborative, regionalized repository of multilingual hate speech, developed in partnership between the Dark Data Project and The Sentinel Project

Environmental Data & Governance Initiative (EDGI)

EDGI is an action-oriented research collaborative driven by the Environmental Right to Know (ERTK) – the belief that people should be able to know and make decisions about environmental conditions of concern, and that the collection and stewardship of environmental information should equip people, communities, and workers to protect their health and support the flourishing of surrounding ecosystems.

Data of New York

Data of New York

New York, NY

@nycdatabot is a Twitter bot that lets you explore the city of New York through data.

Kenya Digital Public Works

"DPW set out to answer a question: Can the youth use affordable and widely available technologies to gather the information necessary to support informal settlement upgrading?"

Spatial Collective

We support communities and organizations in adopting available technologies to collect data that is important to them



Seattle, WA, United States of America

Openly mapping for the pedestrian experience.

Using Local Data to Address Structural Racism | Putting Local Data to Work

In its latest program to support local efforts to leverage data in community change, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Urban Institute (Urban) awarded a total of $1.5 million to 38 organizations across the US and its territories through the Using Local Data to Address Structural Racism grant program.

Composite 2020 UK Index of Multiple Deprivation

This is a dataset that uses multiple metrics of deprivation to rank all small neighbourhood sized chunks of the UK from most to least deprived.

Datum Awards

Nominees are individuals who are champions for the use of data in evidence-based decision-making, transparency, and accountability.

The Opportunity Project for Cities

The Opportunity Project for Cities puts open data to work. We bring together governments, community leaders, and tech volunteers to address local challenges through the power of open data and community engagement.

DataShare podcast

DataShare is a podcast series that invites listeners to learn from top experts about government data policies. We will explore the dilemmas and potential solutions to make sure we build a sustainable data infrastructure.

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