Open Data Projects
These open source, community-driven projects are making the world better and could really use your help. Check them out and contribute however you'd like. Or, view organizations. Excited to contribute, but can't dig in right now? Code Later!
Android application that sends reports with images and location data as well as receives alerts from others who have sent in reports to the Ushahidi site. Syncs with any Ushahidi deployment and works in offline mode.
A free and open platform giving all musicians access to tools that let them manage, promote, and sell their music online.
Capitol Words explores the most popular words and phrases used by legislators in the U.S. Congress. Search the data from 1996 to today by state, date or politician.
A suite of tools developed as a part of Open States that provide a framework for scraping, storing, and sharing legislative information.
OpenTreeMap is a wiki-inspired, web-based geographic tree inventory application that enables individuals, organizations, and governments to work together and collaboratively map the urban forest.
Ushahidi is a platform that allows information collection, visualization and interactive mapping, allowing anyone to submit information through text messaging using a mobile phone, email or web form.
Open Science Framework promotes integrity, reproducibility and transparency in the scientific workflow.
CKAN is an open-source DMS (data management system) for powering data hubs and data portals. CKAN makes it easy to publish, share and use data. It powers the http://thedatahub.org/ and http://data.gov.uk/ among many other sites.
Commotion is an open-source communication tool that uses mobile phones, computers, and other wireless devices to create decentralized mesh networks.
The Open State Project collects and makes available data about state legislative activities, including bill summaries, votes, sponsorships and state legislator information.
Empowering coders to find open source, social good projects and improve the world.
A government-wide search and notification system. Currently deployed to scout.sunlightfoundation.com.
A visual document mining system for investigative journalists, for reporting on large (up to 1M) messy unstructured document dumps
The Code for America Brigade program is an international network of people committed to using their voices and hands, in collaboration with local governments, to make their cities better.
A application that gives denver residents notifications about upcoming street sweeping occurrences.
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