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Demonstrating impact in the civic tech field can be hard. In this section of the guide, you will find tools that can be used by governments, organizations and communities to track performance, collect data and manage impact. In addition to resources for building monitoring and evaluating systems, you can explore databases to analyze public policy or researches on how entities and nonprofits that use tech and data are generating positive effects.


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plinth (previously Time to Spare)

The only solution that combines an AI grant-writer, a case management system, a CRM, a booking platform and impact reporting — so you can get more funding, keep costs low, and keep all your information in one place.

Civic Engagement Scorecard

It's a quick tool for the public to rate: 1) Official public meetings (such as city council meetings, board/commission meetings, school board meetings) that you have attended. 2) How connected your community (people, organizations and institutions) is.

Oxford Insights

Oxford Insights

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

We make technology work for the public good

Mission Metrics

Mission Metrics

Oakland, California

When founding The Oaklandside in 2020, we launched Mission Metrics, an innovative pilot program for reader feedback.

Impact Tracker

The IA Impact Tracker is a digital platform to help news organizations, funders, and other stakeholders understand the impact of journalism by defining, measuring, and tracking real world change.

Cheeri IMM

Cheeri IMM

Hong Kong

By making it easy for impact funders and fundees to define, measure, analyze, report and manage their impact projects, we help purpose-driven organizations such as social enterprises and nonprofits get trust-based, continuous funding.

ReliefWeb Numbers

The new ReliefWeb Numbers site aims to deliver easily discoverable topline numbers on the world's most pressing humanitarian crises.

Measuring People Power

How do you measure gifts of time, expertise and leadership? What indicators can you use to assess grassroots power building, organising and volunteer initiatives?



Madrid (Spain)

IGUALA es el sistema de analítica avanzada del Ayuntamiento de Madrid para elaborar el Índice de Vulnerabilidad Territorial Agregado.

How can civic tech work effectively with public and private institutions?

A collection of case studies where civic tech interventions have resulted in tangible improvements and benefits for governments/public institutions and their citizens, by People Powered


IDinsight is a mission-driven global advisory, data analytics, and research organization that helps global development leaders maximize their social impact.

SDG 16 Survey Initiative

The SDG16 Survey jointly developed by UNDP, UNODC and OHCHR provides a high quality, well tested tool that countries can use to measure progress on many of the survey-based indicators under SDG16.

Research Excellence Framework Impact case study database

Research Excellence Framework Impact case study database

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

"Documents put together by university departments that attempt to explain the reach of their research beyond academia."


Automated data gathering, simple ESG frameworks & actionable insights for venture capital investors and portfolio companies.


The data analytics platform for impact-driven organizations.

Data for Good Fund

​​The Data for Good Fund, a single-entity fund, was established in partnership with the Tides Foundation. With donations from mission-aligned donors, the Data for Good Fund will allow nonprofits to leverage UpMetrics tools and services at no cost for 1-2 years.

Analysis and Response Toolkit for Trust

The Analysis and Response Toolkit for Trust or ARTT is focused on helping people engage in trust-building ways when discussing vaccine efficacy and other topics online.

Addressing ethical gaps in ‘Technology for Good’: Foregrounding care and capabilities

This paper identifies and addresses persistent gaps in the consideration of ethical practice in ‘technology for good’ development contexts.


The world’s leading marketplace for social outcomes.

Digital Maturity Indicator

Digital Maturity Indicator

Melbourne VIC, Australia

The Digital Maturity Indicator (DMI) is a tool to help organisations measure, benchmark and improve their digital maturity across six key areas.

Amp Impact

Amp Impact is a Salesforce-based solution for organizations pursuing impact.

AidData Replication Datasets

AidData has assembled a collection of replication datasets associated with scholarly research on aid allocation and aid effectiveness. Whenever possible, there is a link to the computer code that is necessary to replicate the results reported in a particular publication.


Visualize your impact, track data trends, and share the stories that matter most.


A platform to help social good outfits import, visualize, and analyze impact data


We improve the effectiveness of international development efforts by understanding and encouraging what works using rigorous, actionable and engaging evidence.

A Simple Civic Tech Evaluation Canvas

"Our goal was to apply a simple but powerful canvas tool to help our peers plan to measure immediate and long-term results of their projects."

Common Approach to Impact Measurement

The Common Approach is composed of 4 related standards that are community-driven.

Post-legislative scrutiny in the UK Parliament

Post-legislative scrutiny in the UK Parliament

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

Research into whether legislation achieved its policy goals

Decidim Census

A small static website gathering open data from Decidim platforms around the world.



708 Main street, Houston, TX, USA

We're an impact technology company building a blockchain to help you prove your ethical and sustainable practices. .

Digital Engagement Evaluation Team at World Bank

DEET undertakes a number of evaluation and research activities that apply cutting-edge methodologies to examine the effects of technology on participation, transparency, accountability and government responsiveness. Providing evidence to better inform practice at the intersection of technology and citizen engagement is one of the core goals of the Bank’s Digital Engagement Evaluation Team (DEET). To contribute empirical data to the debate on the effects of technology on participatory processes, the team has been carrying out a number of studies, some covering as many as 132 countries.

Ranking Digital Rights

Ranking Digital Rights

740 15th Street, N.W., Suite 900 Washington, DC 20005

Ranking ICT sector companies on respect for free expression and privacy



32 Old Slip, 24th Floor New York, NY 10005

Foundation Center and GuideStar are now Candid. "Candid gets you the information you need to do good."

Assessing Civic Tech: Additional Tools & Resources

We have compiled and organized more detailed information on specific topics to help operationalize recommendations in the guides and provide links to useful articles, examples and existing evaluation reports we found in our research.

Impact Management Project

Impact Management Project

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

Building consensus for how we measure and manage impact



Seattle, WA, United States of America

When the path to social impact is unclear…we help you measure it



Brazil (Brasil)

O Impacto.Jor é uma iniciativa para medir o impacto do jornalismo na vida das pessoas, através de um software criado para reportar e agregar impactos.

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