Find public good technology project organized by country.
- 1 Africa
- 2 Americas ?
- 2.1 Anguilla (UK)
- 2.2 Antigua and Barbuda
- 2.3 Argentina
- 2.4 Aruba (Kingdom of the Netherlands)
- 2.5 Bahamas
- 2.6 Barbados
- 2.7 Belize
- 2.8 Bermuda (UK)
- 2.9 Bolivia
- 2.10 Brazil
- 2.11 British Virgin Islands (UK)
- 2.12 Canada
- 2.13 Caribbean Netherlands (Kingdom of the Netherlands)
- 2.14 Cayman Islands (UK)
- 2.15 Chile
- 2.16 Colombia
- 2.17 Costa Rica
- 2.18 Cuba
- 2.19 Curaçao (Kingdom of the Netherlands)
- 2.20 Dominica
- 2.21 Dominican Republic
- 2.22 Ecuador
- 2.23 El Salvador
- 2.24 Falkland Islands (UK)
- 2.25 French Guiana
- 2.26 Greenland (Denmark)
- 2.27 Grenada
- 2.28 Guadeloupe (France)
- 2.29 Guatemala
- 2.30 Guyana
- 2.31 Haiti
- 2.32 Honduras
- 2.33 Jamaica
- 2.34 Kenya
- 2.35 Martinique (France)
- 2.36 Mexico
- 2.37 Montserrat (UK)
- 2.38 Nicaragua
- 2.39 Panama
- 2.40 Paraguay
- 2.41 Peru
- 2.42 Puerto Rico (US)
- 2.43 Saint Barthélemy (France)
- 2.44 Saint Kitts and Nevis
- 2.45 Saint Lucia
- 2.46 Saint Martin (France)
- 2.47 Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France)
- 2.48 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
- 2.49 Sint Maarten (Kingdom of the Netherlands)
- 2.50 Suriname
- 2.51 Trinidad and Tobago
- 2.52 Turks and Caicos Islands (UK)
- 2.53 United States
- 2.54 United States Virgin Islands (US)
- 2.55 Uruguay
- 2.56 Venezuela
- 3 Asia
- 4 Europe
- 5 Middle East
Antigua and Barbuda
Aruba (Kingdom of the Netherlands)
Feito na Biblioteca (Made at the Library) is a collaboration with library staff and library users to develop mobile apps that solve local problems using open government data. Working in two capital cities, Belo Horizonte (Minas Gerais) and Porto Alegre (Rio Grande do Sul), library users and library staff from nine libraries can participate in community events that spark creativity and spur development. Feito na Biblioteca is a project of Caravan Studios, a division of TechSoup. This project was supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Learn more about Feito na Biblioteca.
Colab is an app that encourages citizenship actions by enabling users to elaborate and share suggestions to improve cities and send them to the local government. More than a wall of regrets, it is a tool that allows any citizen to pass on valuable information to public entities. Developed by Colab.re based in Porto Alegré, Brazil, the app acts as a management system, streamlining demands of citizens, and creates a vehicle for response directly on the platform.
Colab was voted the best urban application in the world by the New Cities Foundation because it operates on two sides: Shows the citizen a way to connect directly with his/her city; and provides managers with a more efficient way of managing.
Download the app at colab.re.
Freeda provides a collaborative platform to evaluate establishments based on their respect for sexual diversity and gender equality. Freeda uses a certification system focused on respect for gender and sexual diversity to develop a network of trust between businesses and customers.
Learn more about Freeda.
Laudelina is an app that provides knowledge and tools for domestic workers to advocate for their rights. Laudelina will strongly monitor and create accountability of labour inspection bodies in Brazil, such as The Public Ministry of Labour and the Justice of Employment, both of which have collaborated and have become key allies in its development. The app was developed to legally protect domestic workers and promote a private social network between professionals in this sector.
Developed by Themis a feminist NGO in Porto Alegré, Brazil.
Learn more about Laudelina.
Malalai is an app that provides information on the best, safest routes to walk, including information on police stations, which streets are more transited, which areas lack good lighting, which routes have buildings with doormen, and cases of prior assaults or violence. The app provides a way for indicated people to receive updates on your progress to your destination, and also has an emergency panic button functionality.
Developed by Priscila Gama to promote the safety of women moving about the city on their own.
Learn more about Malalai.
Open Shelf / Estante Aberto is an app developed to promote free access to books, creating a worldwide collective bookshelf where everyone can pick up and share books
Learn more about Open Shelf.
PLP 2.0 is an app to prevent and eradicate violence against women. Integrated with a support network, it registers five trusted people that can help the user if the emergency call button is activated. The panic button triggers the military police and sends a warning to PLPs - community leaders who have participated in training courses on women's rights and who are able to share information and support for victims of domestic and sexual violence.
Developed by Themis, a feminist NGO in Porto Alegré, Brazil. Themis also offers a platform for women to access resources on issues of gender inequality, breast cancer, violence, abuse and feminicide.
Pró-Química Online is a free portable application for professionals in the emergency sector who work with dangerous products. This Guide contains information from the Manual of Emergencies of the Pro Chemistry of ABIQUIM - Brazilian Association of Chemical Industry. It follows the UN guidelines for the Land Transport of Dangerous Goods (Orange Book) and The US Department of Transportation's Emergency Response Guidebook (DOT).
Developed by SUATRANS Emergência SA of Sao Paolo Brazil, a company that focused on solutions for the preservation of life and the environment, that provides its customers with products, training and services focused on environmental protection with the highest standards of quality.
Learn more about Pró-Química Online.
Producing Right App was developed by Aliança da Terra based in Goiânia Brazil for all rural producers to manage the social and environmental aspects of their properties. With the Producing Right App, producers can collect information directly from the field in a quick and efficient manner, even when it is offline. It is applicable for any rural property, regardless of its size and type of production. Producers will be able to gradually and continuously improve their production practices and, as a result, will have the opportunity to raise the compliance level of the farm to national and international sustainability standards.
Performance reports are created and made available in a fast and transparent way, allowing instant sharing with the various links of the supply chain, creating new business opportunities. For further assistance, a team of environmental technicians are prepared to give all the necessary support through email or phone.
Learn more about the Aliança da Terra platform.
S @ i is a system that helps farmers prevent water waste. S @ i is a technological tool for irrigation management aimed at maximizing the efficiency of water use in irrigated areas, providing the user (producers, ATER technicians and irrigation district managers), with faster access to important information, and consequently a quick, reliable return to the farmer.
S @ i was developed by Inovagri based in Fortaleza, Brazil to address unsustainable agricultural production, especially in regards to water. There is a lack of basic research in regards to the use of water. Rural producers lack the technology, and the public apparatus lacks the equipment and qualified personnel. In view of these premises, Inovagri has created a non-profit entity that can bring a new perspective to research to irrigated fields all over Brazil through technological development and innovation in agricultural irrigation.
Sistema Ambiental Paulista SAP developed by the State of São Paulo Environment Department, is an app that displays the location of parks in the state and indicates the quality of the air and beaches. The purpose of the application is to inform citizens and residents of São Paulo closer to the various services offered by the State Government's Environment Secretariat. It also lets Paulistas and tourists map collection points for cooking oil recycling through a partnership with the Sustainable Oil program of the Brazilian Association of Vegetable Oil Industries (ABIOVE).
Learn more about Sistema Ambiental Paulista SAP.
Symba is dedicated to removing barriers of entry to the workforce by simplifying the management of contingent workers. Symba works to enable organizations to hire the best short-term talent, and allows employers to design best practices around their gig employment. Learn more about Symba.
Symba was founded by Ava Sadeghi & Nikita Gupta in San Francisco, California in the United States.
Turismo Acessível is free app provided by the Brazilian Ministry of Tourism that displays the location of tourist attractions in the country that are accessible for individuals with physical disabilities. The user can search by accessibility for audio, mobility, visual and wheel chairs. Based in Brasilia, the Ministry is an advocate of disability rights. The tourism guide is a collaborative and allows users to register, rate and consult the accessibility of tourist spots, hotels, restaurants, parks and various attractions.
Learn more about Turismo Acessível.
British Virgin Islands (UK)
Impact Bots is a civic engagement chatbot using AI technology. Impact Bots offers Software-as-a-Service chatbots for social action, called Impact Bots that connect people with positive experiences to do nearby and offer them localized rewards and grants from participating partners. Impact Bots live inside Facebook Messenger and other social platforms to make it easy for people to learn, connect, and take action. Learn more about Impact Bots.
Impact Bots was created by MC2 in Ontario, Canada.
Caribbean Netherlands (Kingdom of the Netherlands)
Cayman Islands (UK)
ACDIVOCA has implemented programs in 146 countries since 1963. Its main areas of work are focused on catalyzing investments, empowering communities and strengthening their resilience, promoting climate-smart agriculture (CSA, acronym in English), and contributing to institutional strengthening and the creation of market systems. ACDIVOCA promotes sustainable economic growth and initiatives that generate opportunities and raise the quality of life of communities.
Learn more about ACDIVOCA.
ELLAS libres de violencias is a mobile application that gives Colombian women a route to care in the event that they are victims of sexual, intra-familial, economic or political violence. The mobile application allows Colombian women to know more about specific cases or situations they might find themselves in, where to go to initiate a complaint, and what the specific requirements are that each Entity has for female victims of violence.
ELLAS was developed by La Red Nacion de Mujeres based in Bogota Columbia.
ENVision Mobile helps nonprofits and microfinance institutions that struggle to collect financial performance data of their micro entrepreneur beneficiaries / borrowers through a shared data analytics platform. Learn more about ENVision Mobile.
ENVision Mobile was founded by Aneri Pradhan in Columbia.
La Fundación Acciones con Ingeniería Colombiana ACRES works to boost human capital in the area of Colombian engineering. ACRES is the social responsibility arm of the companies affiliated in the Colombian Chamber of Infrastructure that is necessary to realize the country's development challenges in areas such as infrastructure, innovation and many others.
Learn more about La Fundación Acciones con Ingeniería Colombiana.
Recorre App (Coorremos C.M.) is an app that with GPS works to solve the problem of inadequate disposal of debris and trash, connecting users with providers of the collection service to ensure that disposal is arranged according to law.
Recorre App (Coorremos C.M.) was developed by Coorremos C.M.
Visit the Coorremos C.M. facebook page.
Fundacion Antioquia Infantil transform the lives of children and adolescents with an inclusive approach. Fundacion Antioquia Infantil works to protect and promote the co-responsibility of families as a fundamental nucleus and the school as a protective environment, guided by an interdisciplinary team hand in hand with social responsibility of natural persons, companies and public-private partnerships.
Fundacion Antioquia Infantil focuses on the human development of populations in vulnerable situations from their initial stage, with an interdisciplinary, intersectoral and inclusive orientation in the different cycles of life, with a field of action in the south of the Department of Antioquia.
Learn more about Fundacion Antioquia Infantil.
Curaçao (Kingdom of the Netherlands)
Falkland Islands (UK)
YTH: ZonaSegura App is a trauma-informed youth-centered innovative mobile solution to address teen dating violence in Honduras. Led by YTH, in partnership with GOJoven Honduras and the Public Health Institute’s (PHI) GOJoven International Program, this project aims to prevent teen dating violence (TDV) through provision of prevention information, healthy relationship education, and geo-location linkage to TDV services and resources.
Learn more about ZonaSegura.
TenFour is an emergency check-in tool for people who are responsible for other people, HR managers, principals and community leaders. The app was developed to identify team members who need help in critical situations. Learn more about TenFour.
TenFour was founded by Erik Hersman, Ory Okolloh, Juliana Rotich and David Kobia in Nairobi, Kenya.
Reach is a social network of citizen security. Is an application without borders where people can share easily and if necessary in anonymity, information and evidences about crimes and social incidents. Reach can create in real time, new chances for take action or precautions, reduce response times and validate in community if there are false incidents thus effectively achieving joint work between authorities and citizens.
Learn more about Reach.
Puerto Rico (US)
Saint Barthélemy (France)
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Martin (France)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Sint Maarten (Kingdom of the Netherlands)
Trinidad and Tobago
Turks and Caicos Islands (UK)
Please list public good apps available within the United States. United States.
4Bells helps deploy known volunteers to complete urgent, time-sensitive tasks.
The idea for this app was generated by Animal Welfare and Food Rescue groups who spend an inordinate amount of time managing time-sensitive volunteer tasks. 4Bells helps organizations by shifting some of the process from white boards to the volunteers. Volunteers are notified about tasks and can claim and check them in, reducing time spent on the phone and tracking activity on white boards
4Bells was built, pro bono, by JayStack. The effort is also supported by a generous grant from Microsoft Citizenship. Find out more about 4Bells.
AboliShop aims to prevent the spread of human trafficking around the world by informing consumers of the ethicality of the supply chains for certain products. The AboliShop intervention tool interfaces with a web browser to display Free2Work grades as consumers browse through online retail space. Armed with this information, consumers can make the decision to buy from suppliers that have demonstrated a commitment to preventing human trafficking.
Acres is the best way to find urban farmland online for the Sacramento region.
Acres Online helps farmers find available land using data from the city. Try out the platform and learn more about Acres.
Acres was made by Grant Smith and Code for America in partnership with The City of West Sacramento and SACOG. Created in the California, United States.
Adopt a Drain web application allows residents to adopt a drain in their neighborhood, committing to clearing leaves and trash and other debris from their drains surface at least twice a month. This volunteer work helps to keep land based pollutants out of local waterways and reduce risks of street flooding. The app was developed using open data (drain locations) and was inspired by Boston's Adopt a Hydrant Program. The app was developed by Code for San Francisco, a non-profit volunteer group and local chapter of Code for America, to improve local waterways and foster community engagement. Learn more about Adopt a Drain.
Adopt a Drain was developed in San Francisco, California in the United States.
AdoptMe App enables animal welfare organizations to increase adoptions & save more lives. AdoptMeApp helps bring stories to pictures and post them to Twitter and other social media, bringing a whole new level of exposure to these pets looking for their forever homes!
AdoptMeApp is used by shelter & rescue group volunteers, socializers, and fosters. Those who interact most with adoptable pets love taking pictures of their furry friends. Learn more about AdoptMeApp.
Anonymous Medical Social Network is a medical record hosting service, which allows for professionals to collaborate and keep track of their information while keeping their patients’ identity hidden. Learn more about MD -Anonymous.
The Anonymous Medical Social Network was developed by Roberto Baldizón and Alexandra Goodwin in United States.
Appallicious is a data collection and aggregation company that creates apps such as Disaster Assessment and Assistance Dashboard (DAAD) built to serve the entire lifeline of disaster from community resiliency and preparedness planning through to post-disaster economic recovery. Learn more about Appallicious.
Appallicious was founded by Yo Yoshida in California in the United States.
Appolition is a platform where users opt-in to automate the savings of their daily spare change to help pay bail for those who due to their inability to post bail, are at risk for losing their homes, jobs and abliity to defend themselves. Learn more about Appolition.
Appolition was founded by Dr. Kortney Ziegler and Tiffany Mikell in the United States.
Aspire News App is a potentially life-saving app from When Georgia Smiled Foundation that allows victims of abuse to call for help at the touch of a button. The app also provides resources for victims of domestic violence. Learn more about Aspire News.
Aspire News App was developed by Robin McGraw and Dr. Phil in the United States.
AsylumConnect catalog is the first ever online resource database for LGBTQ asylum seekers in the U.S. The catalog helps persecuted LGBTQ people identify and access verified human needs resources in the U.S. Current catalog product can be viewed here.
Learn more about AsylumConnect/
AsylumConnect was developed in the United States.
Atlas Run is the running app that gives back, with every mile you run raising money for charity. Atlas Run helps to create positive awareness around social & environmental issues, accelerating impactful change. Learn more about Atlas Run.
Atlas Run was developed in the United States.
Aunt Bertha is a search and referrals platform that helps people find and connect to social services across any zip code in the United States. Find out more about Aunt Bertha.
Aunt Bertha was developed in the United States.
Ava is a mobile app that provides captioned communications. Ava's voice recognition technology makes communication with 450 million people with hearing loss much easier. Ava helps organizations become fully inclusive, breaking down communication barriers between the deaf & hearing worlds. Learn more about Ava.
Ava was developed in the United States.
Balance lets anyone check their EBT (Electronic benefit transfer) balance with a text message. Balance was built because nearly 50 million Americans are receiving SNAP (Food Stamps) and we wanted to give them an easier way to check their balance.
Balance started as an idea to help social service clients in San Francisco. Balance now works in: California, Texas, Pennsylvania, Alaska, Oklahoma, and Virginia. Balance is still in Beta testing. Learn more about Balance. Get involved on the Github.
Balance was created by Dave Guarino, Alan Williams, and Jake Solomon in San Francisco, California through Code For America.
Beam transforms everyday purchases into votes for positive change.
Beam is a mobile customer loyalty platform that lets users benefit the causes they care about with every purchase at the places they love. Find out more about Beam.
Beam was developed in the United States.
Be My Eyes is a free mobile app that connects blind and visually impaired people with sighted helpers from around the world via live video connection
Be My Eyes provides visual assistance to solve tasks big and small to help blind and low-vision people lead more independent lives. Find out more about Be My Eyes.
Be My Eyes was developed in the United States.
Besiders Reminders App helps remind users to take their birth control. You just have to let the app know when the schedule starts with the first dose, what time of day you want a reminder, and then customize your reminder message to be either discrete or include funny messages, etc.
This app is easy to use, has lots of features and options for customization, and entertaining content along with every reminder. Learn more and download Besiders App for IOS and Android.
Besiders Reminder App was created by Besiders an online birth control support network for women 18-29 and operated by The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregancy a 501(c)(3) nonprofit in the United States.
Bookshare is an ebook library that makes reading easier. Bookshare is an initiative of Benetech developed to address the challenges faced by people with reading barriers. An estimated 285 million people worldwide are visually impaired, 90% of whom live in developing countries. An even higher number of people have dyslexia or a language-based learning disability that makes it difficult or impossible to read printed text. UNESCO has reported that if all students in low income countries left school with basic reading skills, 171 million people could be lifted out of poverty, equivalent to a 12% cut in world poverty. Through Bookshare, members can access a huge collection of ebooks and read their way with customizable ebooks. Learn more about Bookshare.
Bookshare was founded by Jim Fruchterman in the United States.
CAL FIRE Ready for Wildfire app helps prepare notify, and provide info to citizens of wildfire incidents with custom alerts and maps on California wildfires, and info on how to prepare for and protect property. Learn more about CAL FIRE Ready for Wildfire.
CAL FIRE Ready for Wildfire app was founded by Viveka Hulyalkar and Alex Salvatore in the United States.
Callbot is an app that will call a group of contacts for you in minutes to deliver a personally recorded voice message right from your phone. Simply make a group from your contacts, and then record your own voice message, then let Callbot make all the calls for you.
Callbot helps nonprofits and organizations manage their volunteers, send reminders, notify employees, and much more. Learn more and download the app Callbot.
Callbot was created by Gravity Fish a small developer team based in the United States.
CareerHub helps improve the struggles of workforce professionals to verify employment and provide meaningful retention services. The app creates an interactive relationship between career resource centers and job-searchers, by sending people messages, and creating incentives such giving out digital gift cards in exchange for sending photos of a pay stub. The app helps save time and money, increase client job placement, improve data collection, and increase engagement.
CareerHubsUS is used by Workforce Development, Human Services, K-12, Youth Development, and Community Colleges. Learn more about CareerHub.
CareerHub was created by Kim Coulthurst and Amanda Gerrie of Pathways Consultants, a workforce development consulting firm in the San Francisco Bay Area in the United States.
CaringCent App is modernizing philanthropy to virtuously personalize generosity across consumers, causes and companies. Through CaringCent, consumers support causes in a way that fits their lifestyle, nonprofits establish relationships with new donors and companies deepen ties with customers through micro-targeted corporate philanthropy. Learn more about .
CaringCent was developed in the United States.
Cartido is an app that makes crowdmapping and GPS tracking simple and fast for public or private projects. Cartido was developed to help the underserved navigate the resources they need for survival including accessible power outlets and public bathrooms. Learn more about Cartido.
The app was founded by Ehb Teng and is a product of Diginido Labs in the United States.
Centro Business Planning App is the first and only mobile app that helps you plan for a new or growing small business without having any entrepreneurship training, and for free. The app was developed to assist low-income, at risk and minority entrepreneurs learn the nuts and bolts about building a successful business.
The app coaches users on developing a business plan through a series of interactive activities. Learn more and download Centro Business Planning App
Centro Business Planning App was created by Centro Community Partners in Oakland, California in the United States
ChangeX is a platform that coaches students in technical skill building and design thinking methods as they participate in social impact challenges.
Cities, organizations, companies, and schools can create challenges for youth ages 13–24 and youth can learn 21st-century skills as they participate in the challenges. Current ChangeX challenges run from two to six months with 50 to 50,000 learners. Learn more about ChangeX.
ChangeX was started by Libby Falck in the Bay Area in the United States.
Chomoka is an app developed in partnership with Care International, Exygy that will digitize financial services to low-income women in Tanzania. The app is currently being piloted in Tanzania, and CARE plans to scale it to 7 million people worldwide. Chomoka was developed to bridge financial inclusion to millions of people, helping some of the world's most vulnerable rise. Learn more about Chomoka.
Chomoka was founded by CARE and developed in the United States.
Circles.org helps create giving circles to allow giving one community to another.
Circles.org is a giving circles platform designed to foster and expand citizen-led philanthropy and volunteer engagement in developing countries. Find out more about Circles.org.
Circles is powered by the Foundation for Sustainable Development and is aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
CityXcape App is a real time map of people and activities in your city. The map shows you where people are hanging out and what they’re doing, so you don’t miss out on awesome moments to socialize. CityXCape’s mission is to transform every city into visible unified communities.
By having the app, you’re contributing to your city-wide community. Learn more and download CityXcape
CityXcape App was created by CityXcape and founded by James Pierre and William. CitiyXcape is based in San Francisco, California in the United States.
Civic Chatbots solves complex government communication issues with a machine learning platform that helps residents and government employees get questions answers efficiently, effectively and affordably. Learn more about Civic Chatbots.
Civic Chatbots was developed in San Francisco to facilitate procurement for the City and County of San Francisco, in the United States.
CleanSlateDC web service mission is to help you determine your eligibility to have a record sealed for those with a criminal history.
CleanSlateDC is a resource to help people with criminal records find success in their futures. Find out more about CleanSlateDC.
CleanSlateDC was created by the Code for America DC chapter in the United States.
Clean Swell is a mobile data collection app to reduce the amount of trash in oceans. You can use the app to document the trash you clean up at beaches, waterways, and oceans. During the cleanup, you can add photos of the trash you find and share those photos via social media for others to see. It tracks the path of users during cleanup efforts, tallies miles cleaned up, and keeps a record of the total amount of trash you’ve collected.
Clean Swells data delivers a global snapshot of ocean trash, providing researchers and policy-makers insight to inform solutions. Join the thousands of International Coastal Cleanup® volunteers who are working for a cleaner ocean by picking up the millions of pounds of trash that wash onto beaches around the world. Find out more about Clean Swell and download the Clean Swell App.
Clear My Record is a free online tool that helps people in California navigate the complicated process of clearing their record. It's a Code For America project which helps to remove a significant barrier to work, education, and housing for people with a criminal record. Learn more about Clear My Record.
Clear My Record was founded by Jazmyn Latimer in California, United States.
Climate Cost Project is how the Climate Impact Census measures the costs of climate change happening right now. Learn more about Climate Cost Project.
Climate Cost Project was created in the United States.
Codifi transforms everyday purchases into votes for positive change.
Codifi is on a mission to change how we document the past by helping organizations let go of paper in exchange for sustainable digital practices. Find out more about Codifi.
Codifi was created in the United States.
Cognivive is building treatment games to ease the burden of stroke recovery, reducing patient recovery time and cost. Cognivive develops products that provide targeted stimulation to specific cognitive processes to help improve important brain functions. Learn more about Cognivive.
Cognivive was created in the United States.
Concrn app is a compassionate social service network and mobile app that connects people in need to volunteer responders trained in crisis intervention and mediation. It is meant to offer an alternative to calling 911 for many crisis situations. The mobile app allows citizens to report someone having a mental health crisis. First responders such as firefighters, police, and paramedics will get a text message of the report, and app users will see an update message when a responder is on the way. The app helps alleviate the tension between law enforcement and local residents, which is a big problem locally and nationally.
Concrn mobile app can be downloaded by concerned citizens on iPhone or Android. Learn more and download Concrn.
Concrn was created by Jacob Savage and Neil Shah of Compassionate Response Network in the Bay Area, in the United States.
DAHLIA is a portal that helps residents of San Francisco to find and apply for affordable housing in San Francisco. Find out more about DAHLIA.
DAHLIA: San Francisco Housing Portal is a project of the Mayor's Office of Housing and Community Development in partnership with San Francisco Department of Technology Mayor's Office of Civic Innovation, developed in the United States.
DataSF Open Data portal is designed to help the city of San Francisco’s city’s data be more accessible and usable to all. The portal has multiple ways to access data, including search, categories, and view by department, including the SFPD Crime data. Data is viewable by resource types like charts, maps, filtered view, and a data lens, with external links, files, documents, and calendars. Published data supports broad and unanticipated uses of city data and improves trust, transparency and accountability. Learn more about DataSF.
DataSF was created by the City of San Francisco and is supported by Jason Lally, Open Data Program Manager and Jay Bonaguro, Chief Data Officer of San Francisco and other staff members, located in San Francisco in the United States.
DecipherAustin helps map Austin's open spaces.
Citizens need more information about how to make a more open space for people regardless of backgrounds. Go anywhere in Austin and answer a few short questions about your experience in the area surrounding the location. Find out more about DecipherAustin.
DecipherAustin was created by Decipher City in the United States.
The Digital Reserve Network (DRN) is an open source network protocol that uses its own cryptocurrency to enable peer-to-peer payments, sustainable lending, and collateral free borrowing. The Digital Reserve was developed to create a sustainable model for financial inclusion while producing economic incentives for network stakeholders. Learn more about The Digital Reserve.
The Digital Reserve was founded by Jomari Peterson and Joshua Rittenberg in the United States.
Direc: Trauma Recovery App informs, educates, and helps victims of crimes to recover and be safe by providing appropriate crime specific information and community resources. The mobile app acts as a case management tool and can be sent directly to a victim’s phone or safe phone. Learn More about Direc: Trauma Recovery App.
Direc: Trauma Recovery App was created in the United States.
District Housing helps residents and caseworkers prepare affordable housing applications by creating an online, common application form that can be used to automatically fill out any building’s application.
To apply for affordable housing in the District of Columbia, residents must fill out a separate paper application for each HUD-subsidized building they apply for. None of the approximately 100 applications are the same format and none are electronically accessible. The code for District Housing is accessible on Github.
DoSomething Chatbot is a digital platform powering offline action by helping members join volunteer, social change and civic action campaigns. DoSomething was developed to help young people make real-world impact on causes they care about and earn easy scholarships for volunteering. Learn more about DoSomething.
DoSomething Chatbot was founded by Andrew Shue & Michael Sanchez in New York City, New York, United States.
Empower Work provides immediate, confidential support for tough work issues via SMS. Anyone in the U.S. can connect with a trained peer counselor to feel heard, supported, and if needed, connected to additional resources, so they can take next steps that work for them. Empower Work was developed to create healthy workplaces where employees are valued, supported, and empowered. Learn more about Empower Work.
Empower Work was founded by Jaime-Alexis Fowler in California in the United States.
Empowered To Run empowers thoughtful leaders everywhere to run for office successfully and govern effectively.
We are developing online training and guidance on campaign techniques, policy, messaging, and governance, with a state & local focus. Find out more: Empowered To Run.
Empowered To Run is based in the United States, headquartered in Washington, D.C.
EWG’s Healthy Living App helps consumers make healthier decisions by looking at ingredients in food, cosmetics, sunscreens, and household cleaners. The app allows you to scan items by barcode and get nutrition facts, ratings, and more info on the ingredients within those foods. The app has product health and safety ratings for over 200,000 food and cosmetics products.
EWG’s Healthy Living App is free and available for IOS and Android. Download and learn more about EWG’s Healthy Living App.
FarmRaiser is an app that through partnership with local farmers and food artisans, offers amazing products and great prices for your next fundraiser. The app was developed to promote healthy communities and local food economies. Learn more about FarmRaiser.
FarmRaiser was created in the United States.
Feedie is a mobile app that allows you to turn your shared food photos from participating restaurants into a donation to the Lunchbox fund equal to one meal. Take a picture of your meal from one of the hundreds of participating restaurants, post the photo on Feedie, and that restaurant will make a donation to The Lunchbox Fund. The app was developed to provide nutritionally fortified meals to vulnerable and food insecure children in schools throughout South Africa. Learn more about Feedie.
Feedie was founded by Mario Batali and The Lunchbox Fund in the United States.
Find Your Voice allows Tennessee voters to research their local lawmakers.
Find Your Voice is a civic engagement tool that assists users researching legislation at the Tennessee General Assembly. Find out more about Find Your Voice.
Find Your Voice was created in the United States.
FindHello is a free mobile app and website that enables immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers to find the resources they need in their area. The app provides information on legal services, places of worship, ESL classes, healthcare providers, and other resources in many languages. Learn more about FindHello.
FindHello was founded by Jessica Marks in the United States.
First Derm provides direct access to a dermatologist for first steps & guidance on skincare concerns.
First Derm is available wherever you are. Your case will be answered by a top board-certified dermatologist in your area. Together the dermatology team speaks 6 languages and has helped users from 160 countries. Find out more and download the app First Derm
First Derm team is advised by globally recognized leaders in digital health, tele-dermatology and startups. First Derm was started by Alexander Börve. The team is based in the United States, Sweden, Norway, and the United Kingdom.
Fiskkit is a web app that lets users discuss news that matters on the local and national levels, and verify truth of news reports.
Fiskkit is currently available in Beta. Learn more about Fiskkit.
Fiskkit was created in the United States
Flower helps friends and family members be a strong and effective support network through the most important moments in life.Flower makes it easier to both ask and answer that question.
Flower is a mobile app available for IOS download. Learn more and download Flower
Flower was created by Jean Miller Truelson and Dog Patch Tech in San Francisco, California in the United States.
Flourish Savings is an engagement platform that empowers individuals to manage their finances and build positive financial habits by providing games that make saving fun and entertaining, and celebrating milestones and goals. Learn more about Flourish and download the app.
Flourish Savings was founded by Jessica Eting, Pedro Moura in the United States.
Foodspace / Lunch Box is a consumer food and grocery management tool that allows you to find, organize, and shop ingredients from any blog you love, anytime you need it.
Lunch Box was created in the United States. Find out more about Foodspace.
Forward is an app designed to improve civic engagement and make it easier to take local action by providing information on resources, groups, campaigns, and actions you can do to support local causes. Forward focuses on four cause categories: education and opportunity, health and well-being, justice and democracy, and environment and climate. Learn more about Forward and joinforward.org.
Forward was developed by Forward Labs (formerly ChangeX) in the United States.
Fractracker mobile app lets you help track oil and gas activity in the U.S. Fractracker believes that oil and gas data should be accessible to the public, and that individuals can contribute meaningful insight into potential impacts of the industry through crowdsourcing. The app allows users to submit oil and gas photos or reports regarding drilling near them. You can also view a map of nearby wells drilled and save your submissions for future reference. Learn more about the Fractracker app and download.
Fractracker was created by Fractracker Alliance in the United States. FracTracker Alliance studies, maps, and communicates the risks of oil and gas development to protect our planet and support the renewable energy transformation.
FreshEBT makes it easy to check your food stamps and benefits balance.
Through the FreshEBT mobile app, you can check your EBT balance, and locate grocery stores, corner stores, and farmers markets near you that participate in the SNAP benefits program and accept food stamps. You can also see an overview of where you spend your food stamps and view your history of EBT transactions, month by month.
The app is available in both English and Spanish versions on the AppleApp and Google Play stores. Find out more about FreshEBT.
FreshEBT was developed by Propel who build software for low-income Americans who are often overlooked by traditional tech innovation.
Fresh Food Connect allows urban growers to easily donate their surplus food to local food pantries without leaving their home. They can also track their donations through the application. Learn more about Fresh Food Connect.
Fresh Food Connect was created in the United States.
Gather Voices (formerly Propelit) is a platform that helps nonprofits create quality, inexpensive short videos for giving campaigns, social outreach, and advocacy. Gather Voices makes it easy for organizations to push their video as a call to action via social sharing, helping to increase member engagement. Learn more about Gather Voices.
Gather Voices was founded by Michael Hoffman in the United States.
GetCalFresh is a mobile and desktop platform that supports applicants through the CalFresh eligibility and enrollment process . An online application for CalFresh takes 45 minutes or more—GetCalFresh has managed to reduce the application process to about 8 minutes. Once someone has applied through GetCalFresh, they receive a text message to confirm that their application was submitted, as well as any important reminders related to the application process.
CalFresh is California's food stamps (SNAP) program. Today, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (also known as SNAP, or food stamps) provides $70 billion to food eligible Americans each year. Historically, California has had one of the lowest participation rates in the program, and there are nearly 2 million Californians who qualify for SNAP but are not receiving benefits. The app was developed to fully close the CalFresh participation gap, and ensure that every eligible Californian can have a dignified experience accessing much-needed food benefits. Learn more about GetCalFresh.
GetCalFresh was developed by Code for America in the United States.
GiveFit helps to make health and fitness activities more accessible to more people. GiveFit offers workouts for people 55+ designed by movement specialists that they can do at their convenience from their homes.
GiveFit connects people who can’t afford gyms or studios to free community fitness activities. Find out more about GiveFit.
GiveFit was created in the United States.
MyMAF is a mobile application that enables Mission Asset Fund (MAF) Lending Circle participants to easily monitor their loan status, including payments in real-time, input savings and spendings, and create short-term budget goals. App users receive notifications from MAF staff if there are any payment issues or program updates.
Learn more about Mission Asset Fund (MAF).
MyMAF was developed in San Francisco, California in the United States.
Good Call provides a 24/7 hotline with text alerts, allowing New Yorkers to sign up online and submit a few emergency contacts who will be automatically alerted in case of an arrest. Good Call provides information and will connect you with a free lawyer immediately if arrested. Good Call offers early legal intervention, and a more reliable way to inform an arrested person’s loved ones, to help ensure a fair arrest outcome for everyone, regardless of their income. Learn more about Good Call.
Good Call was created in the United States.
Goodworld is on a mission to create a payments pathway that is the global force for good.
Goodworld allows you to use the #donate hashtag to instantly give to causes that matter on Facebook, Twitter and the web. Find out more about Goodworld.
Goodworld was created in the United States.
Greenease helps people eat local and sustainably grown food.
Greenease is a mobile app connecting consumers with restaurants, cafes and grocers buying from local or sustainable farms. Find out more about Greenease.
The Greenease mobile app is currently available in New York City and Washington, DC.
Hall of Justice is a searchable inventory of criminal justice data.
Criminal justice data transparency is important. Hall of Justice is a robust, searchable inventory of publicly available criminal justice datasets and research. The inventory incorporates government as well as academic data. Find out more about Hall of Justice.
Hall of Justice is a project of The Sunlight Foundation, a nonpartisan 501(c)3 nonprofit that advocates for open government globally and uses technology to make government more accountable to all.
Helpugees is a matchmaking platform for refugees and volunteers. Learn more about Helpugees.
Helpugees was created in the United States.
The Human Utility formerly Detroit Water Project believes everyone needs running water and water is a human right. Water companies are turning off the tap in cities across the U.S., forcing low-income families, seniors and single parents to live without basic necessities. Families without water are forced to go elsewhere to take showers, clean dishes and get a drink. The Human Utility lets people donate to help pay for water bills for those who cannot.
The Human Utility lets people donate money, services, or partnerships to help those who are without or in danger of having no water in Detroit and Baltimore. Through their online platform they verify individuals who need assistance. Learn more about The Human Utility.
The Human Utility was created by the Conscientious Utility Project, Inc and was fiscally sponsored by the Social Good Fund, an IRS 501(c)(3) nonprofit.
Hustle is the leading peer-to-peer messaging tool used by campaigns and nonprofits around the country. In the past, Hustle has worked with groups like Sanders for President, Planned Parenthood, Everytown for Gun Safety, and the Human Rights Campaign to enable them to communicate with their donors and supporters in a highly personalized way. Learn more about Hustle.
Hustle was created in the United States.
imby' informs, engages, and is a platform to influence the creation of responsive, sustainable communities. imby is important because supporting and creating walkable neighborhoods for everyone requires community engagement during the zoning process. Find out more about imby.
imby was created in the United States.
Kandou is a volunteer recruitment and management platform that helps non-profits to expand their volunteer base, automate volunteer event workflows and increase their impact on the community. It is also a CSR platform that connects employees to non-profits and civic organizations, enabling teams to easily volunteer and give back, track impact and turn team building into community building. Kandou was developed to make volunteering simple and social. Learn more about Kandou.
Kandou was founded by Garrett Houghton and Monte Thakkar in the United States.
Know Before You Go is an app by Apptology which helps foster youth in the Los Angeles County to stay connected to info, people, and services. Apptology provides a lifeline to resources, tools, supports, and advocates who know where and how to help. Learn more about Know Before You Go.
Know Before you Go was created in the United States.
Kricket is a crowd-mapping network helping people and organizations work towards a common goal building community and coordinating the distribution of humanitarian aid. Learn more about Kricket.
Kricket was created in the United States.
Laborlink transforms everyday purchases into votes for positive change.
Laborlink translates worker voices into actionable analytics that enable socially responsible supply chains. Find out more about Laborlink.
Laborlink was created in the United States.
Larger Local is a curated shopping collection that allows like-minded users to find and share products made by socially conscious companies, helping products and companies gain prominence and increase their positive social impact. Find out more about Larger Local.
Larger Local was created by Sorrel Brigman in the United States.
LGBT MD helps to connect Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people to well-trained medical providers. Discover providers near you by searching by both location and type. Bookmark your favorites and text yourself their contact info. Contribute reviews and new providers to help others find the care they need. LGBT MD is open-source and is in beta for San Francisco. The code is accessible on Github.
Learn more and try out LGBT MD.
LGBT MD was developed in the United States.
Litterati App is a global community that's identifying, mapping, and collecting the world's litter. Soda cans, plastic bags, and cigarette butts litter the environment, choke wildlife, and threaten our planet. Litterati is tackling this problem one piece of litter at a time.
Literati App is used by individual use globally. Geotaging pinpoints of individual pieces of litter collected worldwide. Literati is still under development for android. Learn more about Literati App
Literati App was created by Jeff Kirschner and Literati, LLC. Literati, LLC is located in the United States.
Link-SF is a mobile-optimized website that connects homeless and low-income residents with critical and life-saving resources nearby. Focusing on basic services such as food, shelter, medical care, hygiene services, and technology access, Link-SF utilizes cutting-edge technology to stream the most up-to-date information to the people who need it most.
Link-SF was designed with three user groups in mind: 1) A growing population of low-income San Franciscans who rely on mobile technology to meet their basic needs, 2) Service providers who can use the most real-time data to direct clients in need, and 3) Everyday people who can use this information as a way to help refer San Francisco’s homeless population to a social service agency nearby.
St. Anthony Foundation, Zendesk, and user testing expert Kimberly McCollister designed and implemented Link-SF. Link-SF was created in the United States.
Labre is an app and a place for the community to share real-time knowledge of resources available in your city.
With the Labre app, you no longer have to depend on organizations to update resource directories. You can share your knowledge and help keep information about resources up-to-date. This includes resources for food, shelter, facilities, legal services, work opportunities, medical facilities, power, Wi-Fi and more. The Diginido Lifeline is a program that helps the homeless and low-income community acquire smartphones with free data plans as a way to stay connected to families and provide an avenue for digital education. Find out more about Labre
Labre was created by Ehb Teng and Diginido Labs LLC, a social impact venture based in the United States.
LocalData is a cloud-based mapping platform that helps cities and communities make data-driven decisions by capturing and visualizing street-level information in real time.
Public sector and non-profit professionals use LocalData to quickly collect and map street-level qualitative and quantitative data. Design custom map-based surveys, manage data online and instantly visualize geospatial data without a data expert. Learn more about LocalData. LocalData continues to be an open source project, find the code on GitHub.
LocalData began as a Code for America project with the City of Detroit's Office of the Mayor. Three Code for America fellows (Matt, Alicia and Prashant). LocalData is being used in Detroit, San Francisco, and New York City in the United States.
Local Free Web focuses on bringing Internet access to those who don’t have it. 25% of adults don’t have any regular Internet access. You need the Internet to find the Internet. Local Free Web is a text messaging service as well as physical signs in bus stops. Text any bus stop id to a phone number, receive text messages with locations of computers with Internet access around that bus stop.
Local Free Web is accessible on GitHub and focuses on proving a resource directory of sites that provides free access to internet enabled computers in San Francisco, California.
Local Free Web was created by a team part of SF Brigade Code 4 San Francisco located in the United States.
Maia Health has a mission to change the way in which children take on the responsibilities of their medical care.
Maia Health is an application to help guide chronically ill children as they transition from pediatric to adult healthcare. Find out more about Maia Health.
Maia Health was created by a team of five health-focused university students brought together at the Stanford Medx Conference and earned seed funding from Ashoka Youth Venture.
Martus is an app that focuses on the needs of grassroots organizations and human rights defenders and helps with information management. The app is for desktops that focused on structured data collection and helped circumvent Internet blocking in various countries. The tool is aimed at providing journalists with a means of transmitting information, while protecting their sources and themselves.
This project focuses on an open source Secure App Generator that will allow users and partners to create custom “Powered by Martus” write-only applications (where the user can only submit data, but not read it post-submission, so as to reduce risk for untrained data collectors), making it easier for organizations to distribute secure, easy-to-use data collection tools and for users to collect and secure information in the field. Previous support focused on the creation of a mobile version of Martus for the Android mobile OS to allow for secure information transmission in the field. Learn more about Martus on the Open Tech Fund platform.
Martus was developed by Benetech a nonprofit 501(c)(3) that empowers communities in need by creating scalable technology solutions in Palo Alto in the United States.
The Maya App is a streamlined and secure application designed specifically for busy doctors. The app lets you become a key part of a network of doctors with the latest in mobile health tools at their fingertips. They are all collaborating and sharing patient information, and helping to inform one another and the community around them on the challenges and breakthroughs affecting the health of their patients. Learn more about Maya Health on twitter.
The Maya App was founded by Will Chapman in the United States.
Medic Mobile builds open-source software that supports health workers to help improve health in the hardest-to-reach communities. Medic Mobile helps health workers ensure safe deliveries, track outbreaks faster, treat illnesses door-to-door, keep stock of essential medicines, communicate about emergencies, and more. In collaboration with Community Health Toolkit (CHT), a collection of open-source technologies and open access resources, Medic Mobile works to advance universal health coverage. Learn more about Medic Mobile.
Medic Mobile was developed in the United States.
Miradi is an open source adaptive management software that allows nature conservation practitioners to design, manage, monitor, and learn from their projects to more effectively meet their conservation goals. The software was developed to empower conservation practitioners to succeed in their efforts to protect and restore species and ecosystems, and provides a simple, step-by-step process for conservation teams to implement the Conservation Measures Partnership's Open Standards for the Practice of Conservation. Find out more about Miradi.
Miradi was developed by Benetech, Conservation Measures Partnership (CMP), and Foundations of Success (FOS) in the United States.
Moneythink Mobile is an app that challenges you to improve your financial skills. The app was built by mobile development partner, CauseLabs, to address the widening opportunity gap with the mission to provide every student with money skills and a financial education. Find out more about Moneythink.
Moneythink was created by Ted Gonder, Greg Nance, and Shashin Chokshi and is based in Chicago, United States.
MoMo is a mobile device with physical sensors and an integrated GSM cellular connection that collects data (such as water flow rate or electricity usage) about remote infrastructure to improve accountability in the developing world. Designed to be low-cost and low-power, MoMo is intended for long-term deployment in rural environments. The app was developed by WellDone International, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that works to improve global access to clean water and other basic services essential to human health, productivity, and well-being. Learn more about MoMo.
WellDone is an international nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization started by Jim Yoon and Josh To. WellDone’s team is located in the United States and internationally.
My San Jose is an app which makes it quick and easy to file and track a City service request for abandoned vehicles, graffiti, illegal dumping, potholes, streetlight outages, general requests, access FAQs, or speak with a live Customer Service Representative. Learn More about My San Jose.
My San Jose was developed by the City of San Jose in San Jose, California, United States.
Notifica is an app, built by United We Dream and Huge that empowers undocumented immigrants to take control of their destinies. With the press of one button, users can quickly activate their pre-determined backup plans by sending 30 personalized notifications to family, lawyers and their support networks in the event of an ICE raid. Learn more about Notifica.
Notifica was created in the United States, and built by United We Dream and Huge.
Ohana makes it easy for communities to publish a database of social services, and allows developers to build impactful applications that serve underprivileged residents.
Retrieve detailed information about the services available in San Mateo County. This project is part of the development of the Ohana API accessible on Github, an open source database of community services. Ohana is displayed in six different languages.
Ohana’s platform was developed by Anselm Bradford, Moncef Belyamani, and Sophia Parafina during their Code for America Fellowship in 2013, in partnership with San Mateo County's Human Services Agency.
OneRelief is the first ever mobile application collecting micro-donations (US$1-$5) for humanitarian relief aid. OneRelief launches crowdfunding fundraisers within hours after a disaster has struck and invites smartphone users through social media to make a small donation via the OneRelief app.
Collected donations are forwarded to emergency response funds and support certified humanitarian NGO’s in the affected area(s). Learn more about OneRelief.
OneRelief App was created by Peter Prix in the United States.
Open Garden is a peer-to-peer mesh network enabling communities, orgs and app developers create resilient, people-powered networks, extending the reach of the Internet.
Open Garden is dedicated to connecting the next 5 billion mobile devices with peer-to-peer connections. Many call them the pioneers of peer-to peer mesh networking. They created FireChat, the first messaging app to enable people to communicate even without any Internet connection or cellular data. Find out more and download the app Garden
Open Garden was founded by Paul Hainsworth, Ben Teitelbaum, and Christophe Daligault. Open Garden is based in San Francisco in the United States.
Open Health Network is smart, configurable, customizable mobile B2B2C health platform. The Open Health Network enables healthcare organizations to create powerful mobile health applications that run on any device and in any language within a day without coding.
It is an open platform and integrates with the existing systems, applications, devices, data and content. Each app can automatically adapts to each patient. OHN's interactive big data dashboard provides deep big data analytics. Learn more about Open Health Network.
Open Health Network was started by Tatyana Kanzaveli and Maksim Tsvetovat in Bay Area in the United States.
Open Schools! is a web app that hopes to support family decisions with data. Open Schools! helps parents choose a school in Washington DC.
Open Schools! recognizes that the "right" school for children can be evaluated not just by standardized test scores, but by teacher turnover, parent involvement, special programming, community and more. Data is from school populations by neighborhood, and gradually plan to add information collected from the city, NGOs, the private sector, and users. Learn more about Open Schools
Open Schools was created by Code For DC located in Washington DC in the United States.
Open States allows you to discover and follow all state legislatures.
Open States is a collection of tools that make it possible for citizens to track what is happening in their state's capitol by aggregating information from all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. Search the politics in your state by finding your legislators, reviewing their votes, searching upcoming legislation, and tracking bill progress. Find out more about Open States.
Open States is a project of The Sunlight Foundation, a nonpartisan 501(c)3 nonprofit that advocates for open government globally and uses technology to make government more accountable to all.
Out App was developed to support youth coming out to friends and family. Out App includes suggested conversation starters that include films, articles, and other media, challenges that encourage involvement in the LGBTQ community, features to schedule conversations with family members, access to volunteer mentors (and a pathway to engage volunteers), crisis services, LGBT-friendly housing resources, and more.
The Out App is all volunteer built and is still being built. Learn more and volunteer with Out App twitter.
The Out App was started by Eddie Chen at NYU in New York in the United States.
PARTNER Platform is sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and designed for use by collaboratives/coalitions to demonstrate how members are connected, how resources are leveraged and exchanged, to measure the levels of trust, and to link outcomes to the process of collaboration. PARTNER Platform includes an online survey and analysis program that you can administer to collect and analyze data. Learn more about PARTNER Platform.
PARTNER Platform was created in the United States.
Party Time helps track the political fundraising circuit.
From the early hours of the morning until late in the evening, politicians are meeting with donors. Political Party Time lets you know who’s fundraising and where. Find out more about Party Time.
Party Time is a project of The Sunlight Foundation, created in the United States.
Person-Centered Network App will assess a person's social support network, identify where help is needed, leverage strengths, and link the person to resources to fill the gaps. Learn more about Pesron-Centered Network App.
Person-Centered Network App was created in the United States.
Phone2Action is a digital grassroots advocacy platform.
Phone2Action connects your supporters to elected officials with social media, phone and email advocacy tools drive participation in civic process. Find out more about Phone2Action.
Phone2Action was founded by Ximena Hartsock and Jeb Ory in the United States.
Pink Cloud is a companion app that connects you to over 225,000 12 steps meetings worldwide. The app helps you to stay on track in the program, manage your sobriety, and track your journey to addiction recovery using the daily checklist, taking inventory and recording possible resentments.
Learn more about Pink Cloud.
Pink Cloud was founded by Jason Varughese and Justin Fraga in the United States.
Planet Murple is an app that teaches kids to cook, so they build curiosity and self-sufficiency around food.
Planet Murple hopes to redesign our broken food culture starting with kids and education. Find out more about Planet Murple
Planet Murple was created by Emily Yao and Dave Resnick. Purple Murple is based in the Bay Area in the United States.
Polaris: SMS 2.0 Text hotline app is an internal facing app that allows victims and survivors of trafficking, their family and friends, and other community members to communicate directly with human trafficking trained hotline advocates 24/7 in English and Spanish. The app provides access to resources and provides a way to report to law enforcement trained in trafficking. Data from SMS 2.0 is a resource for identifying hotline trends that can be used to create disruption strategies. Learn more about the Polaris Text hotline.
Polaris was created by Derek Ellerman and Katherine Chon in Washington, DC in the United States.
Polis is a mobile app that helps harness the power of door-to-door offline advocacy. You can use Polis to generate canvassing routes, load scripts and questions for volunteers to follow, and track the locations and conversations of those you have visited. It displays data analytics for each campaign, and helps to target who you should visit the next round.
The app has been used successfully in many civic issue campaigns such as school district polls, and for social issue cause-building uses. Polis is perfect for door-to-door sales organizations (i.e. construction, solar, energy, home repair, retail, cable, insurance, etc.), non-profits, church groups and political campaigns. Learn more and try out Polis.
Polis was created by Kendall Tucker and has offices in Boston and Virginia in the United States.
The PRIDE Study is the first large-scale, long-term national health study of people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ), or another sexual or gender minority. The PRIDE Study aims to learn more about how being an LGBTQ person influences physical, mental, or social health. Learn more about The PRIDE Study.
The PRIDE Study was developed in the United States.
PulsePoint is a mobile app that alerts CPR-trained bystanders about a nearby Sudden Cardiac Arrest event and the location of the closest AED. PulsePoint was developed to utilize the lifesaving potential of CPR-trained citizens and improve cardiac arrest outcomes. Find out more about PulsePoint.
PulsePoint was created in the United States.
Qalaxia is a Q&A platform closing the STEM achievement gap arising from unequal access to experts. Qalaxia creates equity of access by connecting students underrepresented in STEM with industry experts who want to help. Learn more about Qalaxia.
Qalaxia was developed by Mahesh Godavarti in the United States.
Qloak is an app that serves as a hub integrating queer spaces featuring such categories as Work (jobs), Play (bars and entertainment), Spend (businesses), and Resources (doctors, counselors, etc.). The app was developed to raise the wellbeing of the LGBTQ+ community by centralizing information about queer inclusive spaces on one free user friendly platform. Learn more about Qloak.
Qloak was developed in Oakland, California in the United States.
Range helps US school-age youth find safe places and summer time meals. The list of safe places is all libraries in the US. The summer meals are the locations of USDA funded meal service sites that are available during the school year.
Range is available and has data for the entire US. Find out more about Range.
Range is made by Caravan Studios, a division of TechSoup. TechSoup is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in the United States.
RagTag uses technology to make progressive organizations and candidates better at what they do. We connect tech volunteers eager to jump in and help out with projects for organizations doing good work on the ground - and actively manage our projects, from scope to solution. Learn more about RagTag.
RagTag was developed in the United States.
Raheem is a Facebook Messenger chatbot for reporting and rating your interactions with police — both good and bad. Data is shared in real-time online on the public dashboard. The chatbot was developed to translate the lived experiences of people impacted by police violence into effective policy, officer accountability, and new narratives about how we keep our communities safe. Learn more about Raheem.
Raheem was founded by Brandon Anderson in Oakland, California in the United States.
Recovery Bot is a mobile app designed to help drug addicts manage their path towards recovery by addressing the emotional, mental, and physical aspects of intervention treatment. Learn more about Recovery Bot.
Recovery Bot was developed in the United States.
Recyclable simply and efficiently lets people know what is and isn't recyclable.
Recyclable allows anyone to find out if their item can be recycled by simply taking a picture of it. With this application, there are no excuses not to recycle. Find out more about Recyclable.
Recyclable was created by Miriam Hendler in the United States.
RedRover has developed a set of 3 apps as part of its RedRover Readers program which uses stories, illustrations and question strategies to help kids ages 7-11 practice the three steps of empathy: recognize emotional states, share emotions and regulate emotions to make better decisions and build positive connections with others. Founder(s): Nicole Forsyth, RedRover President and CEO
RedRover was founded by Nicole Forsyth in the United States.
Refuge Restrooms app is focused on providing safe restroom access for transgender, intersex, and gender nonconforming individuals. The app is an effort to fill the hole left by the now-defunct Safe2Pee website. It provides a resource for trans and queer individuals in need of gender neutral and other safe restrooms.
Refuge Restroom was created by Teagan Widmer in the United States.
Replate matches extra food with food insecure communities in need. Replate manages the food donations of caterers, offices with meal services, brands with product overrun, restaurants, and other surplus food generators. Every food donation is taken to local nonprofits serving neighbors experiencing food insecurity.
Find out more about Replate.
Replate was created in the United States.
Reporta app is the next step for journalists to act on any risk situations they might encounter in potentially dangerous conditions worldwide by creating security protocols, and through setting up in-app check-ins, designate what steps to take if a check-in is missed including locking mobile access to the app, send sensitive audio, photo, or video data to designated contacts, and create alerts of who to notify if assistance is needed.
Reporta is a free app available on iPhone and Android devices in Arabic, English, French, Hebrew, Spanish, and Turkish. The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) designed Reporta to empower journalists working in potentially dangerous conditions to quickly implement their security protocols with the touch of a button.
Learn more and download Reporta.
Reporta was built by RevSquare in Washington DC in the United States.
Ria Health removes the barriers of care for the more than 20 million adults in the US that are struggling with alcohol misuse. Ria Health provides private, effective, affordable, and convenient treatment for people who want to change their relationship with alcohol.
Learn more about Ria Health.
Ria Health was founded by David Deacon, Phd in the United States.
RideAlong transforms everyday purchases into votes for positive change.
RideAlong bridges the gap between police officers, mental health providers, and people by giving the officer tailored info about the most frequent callers. Find out more about RideAlong.
RideAlong was created in the United States.
Rise CIEL App is a coordination platform that elevates the efficiency, transparency, and effectiveness of service delivery in refugee schools in the field. RISE CIEL App tools, designed to work in internet and infrastructure poor settings, rely on portable Wi-Fi, solar device charging, and technologies common in developing countries.
RISE CIEL App tools, designed to work in internet and infrastructure poor settings, rely on portable Wi-Fi, solar device charging, and technologies common in developing countries. Learn more about RISE CIEL.
Safe Shelter Collaborative has a suite of tools, so that registered agencies can find space in a traditional shelter. If none is available, they can reach a broader community, via the SafeNight mobile app, to get funding for a hotel stay, if that is a safe and chosen option.
SafeNight provides staff members at domestic violence and anti-trafficking service organizations a secure way to crowdsource funding from supporters who have downloaded the SafeNight app.
When an individual is in urgent need of shelter, a qualified staff member at a domestic violence service organization can initiate a request for hotel room funding. Supporters who have downloaded SafeNight receive a notification that an individual is in need and have an opportunity to immediately cover the cost of the hotel room as a tax-deductible donation.
SafeRideWalkSafe is an easy-to-use smartphone app that provides real-time updates to a chosen group of contacts whenever you take a trip. You can watch a video here. You can learn more about SafeRideWalkSafe.
SafeRideWalkSafe was created in the United States.
Salama web and mobile application is used to assess risks for journalists, bloggers, and human rights defenders. Salama provides automated advice, training resources and useful links to enhance risk reduction capabilities of the user. All journalists or bloggers may analyze particular risks they face as a result of their work.
This app also will evaluate a command of digital tools and provide specific advice and training resources. Salama is still in Beta. Learn more about Salama.
The Sanctuary App provides immediate safety options to domestic violence survivors who have been turned away from their local shelter and placed on a wait list. Find out more about The Sanctuary App.
The Sanctuary App was created for Survive 2 Thrive in the United States.
SF CrimeData transforms everyday purchases into votes for positive change.
San Francisco Crime Data from the SFPD data provided by SF OpenData. Find out more about SF CrimeData.
SF CrimeData was created in the United States.
SF Environment has a goal to visualize building energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions to encourage owners and building managers to make proper changes.
An Energy Benchmarking Dashboard that displays building-specific energy, GHG, and EUI metrics and measures building performance over time.
SF Environment is a project of the Data Science Working Group at Code for San Francisco, for the San Francisco Department of Environment in the United States.
SF Pest allows residents in San Francisco affordable housing to report pest issues from their mobile devices. SF Pest was developed as part of the Fellowship program by students in partnership with Pestec and the Civic Innovation Group. The app was developed to improve communication and accountability between residents and property management.
Learn more about SF Pest.
SF Pest was developed by Dev/Mission in San Francisco, California in the United States
SkyAlert leverages modern technology to give advance warning of an impending Earthquake. SkyAlert collaborates closely with United States Geological Survey (USGS) to distribute Earthquake Early Warnings in Oregon, Washington and California. With the combination of SkyAlert’s award-winning technology, businesses and organizations can receive advance warning of shaking from an earthquake that has already begun.
Their Mission: Provide a technological solution to prevent and reduce human and economic losses when an earthquake strikes.
Founder(s): Alejandro Cantu & Alvaro Velasco
Location: Mexico & United States
Learn More: SkyAlert Website
SmartResponse allows donors to make informed decisions after a natural disaster, as the outpouring of generosity that follows natural disasters are often delayed and diluted. SmartResponse does this by curating algorithm-sorted and location and disaster-specific "how to help" lists.
Through SmartResponse, information about which organizations are responding — and which are not —can redirect hundreds of millions of dollars to the most transparent (and often local) groups that have the greatest capacity to deliver assistance and save lives. Learn more about SmartResponse.
SmartResponse was created in the United States.
Smoke SenseThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) built the Smoke Sense mobile application to increase awareness of the known health effects associated with exposure to wildfire smoke, and to develop effective strategies to communicate health risks from smoke exposure. Smoke Sense app users participate anonymously, in a survey, to help the EPA evaluate health effects from wildland fires experienced by those who participate, and to test whether health risks can be communicated effectively through resources and engagement delivered with the app. Learn more about Smoke Sense.
Smoke Sense was created in the United States.
Sober Grid is a digital health platform that delivers 24/7 support and certified coaching for drug and alcohol addiction recovery. The platform was developed to provide a free peer support network to aid people in addiction recovery. Learn more about Sober Grid and download the app.
Sober Grid was founded by Beau Mann in the United States.
Spendrise transforms everyday purchases into votes for positive change.
Online platform where customers make change. Vote with your wallet and advocate for positive change wherever you spend money. Find out more about Spendrise.
Spendrise was created in the United States.
Spoiler Alert is a B2B trading platform that addresses inefficiencies in food supply chains, helping food businesses, farms, and nonprofits to create or recover value from food surplus and organic waste.
Founder(s): Ricky Ashenfelter, Emily Malina
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Date Started: June 2015
Learn More: Spoiler Alert
Statement App enables you to easily communicate in-person via large, high contrast text when you can't talk out loud. Whether you're at a noisy concert, in a quiet classroom, or have trouble speaking, you simply type your message and turn your phone around.
Statement App was created by Carrie Phillips and Todd Anderson in San Francisco, California in the United States.
Stronger Than Espresso App is your go-to place to access resources for women in need of help. Find out more about the Stronger Than Espresso App.
Stronger Than Espresso App was created by AdvanceNet Labs in the United States.
Talking Points is a platform that connects teachers, parents and students across tech and language barriers through a multi-lingual texting platform. The web or mobile platform is free for teachers to use. Learn more about Talking Points.
Talking Points is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit started by Heejae Lim and Nancy Lee in San Francisco, California in the United States.
Tarjimly is a mobile app that allows the world's 3 billion multilingual speakers to remotely volunteer their language skills as translators and interpreters for the 65 million displaced people. The app was developed to remove language barriers in order to assist millions of refugees and people in need of humanitarian assistance. Learn more about Tarjimly.
Tarjimly was founded by Atif Javed & Aziz Alghunaim in Mountain View, California in the United States.
TaroWorks is an app designed specifically for non-profits and social enterprises working in the most remote and difficult places on the planet where connectivity is limited. TaroWorks helps organizations enhance data collection, monitoring, sales and inventory management in the field. The app manages offline field services, improving product and service delivery to the poor by bringing real-time data to any organization, anywhere.
Learn more about TaroWorks.
Taro works was founded by Emily Tucker in San Francisco, California in the United States.
Tenderloin Housing Clinic App for the Tenderloin Housing Clinic lets the tenants of SRO hotels and private apartments for low-income families report code violations. The app also helps the staff to manage, act upon and assign the violations to an appropriate staff members. It also helps the general public to see which SRO hotels and apartments have the most violations.
The Tenderloin Housing Clinic's mission is to prevent tenant displacement, preserve and expand the City's low-cost housing stock and to provide comprehensive legal assistance to low-income tenants. Learn more about the Tenderloin Housing Clinic.
Tenderloin Housing Clinic is a 501(c)(3) organization. Tenderloin Housing App was created by Nicolas Melo and is accessible on Github. Tenderloin Housing Clinic is based in San Francisco, California in the United States.
Terrastories is a free and open source geostorytelling application built to enable indigenous and other local communities to locate and map their own oral storytelling traditions about places of significant meaning or value to them. The application was developed to safeguard the intangible cultural heritage expressed in indigenous place-based oral histories, which are at risk of disappearing. Learn more about Terrastories.
Terrastories was founded by Rudo Kemper in the United States and the code is accessible on Github.
TextTrainer is a dialogue system that crisis counselors can practice counseling while they are training. Counselors are able to gain experience in a low-risk environment without putting anyone in danger.
Learn more about TextTrainer.
TextTrainer was founded by Orianna Demassi in Berkeley, California, United States.
They2ze is an app to connect transgender-spectrum youth (TSY) and their providers to truly inclusive health services and peer support. This includes an extensive database of community vetted health and life resources. Learn more about They2ze and download the app.
They2ze was founded by Youth Tech Health YTH in the United States.
Tier 1 Screener is an online tool that helps frontline professionals rapidly and effectively identify possible victims of sex trafficking. Find out more about Tier 1 Screener.
Tier 1 Screener was created for Allies Against Slavery in the United States.
Track it Forward is a volunteer time tracking app that allows volunteers to track their own time and see their progress. This effective time tracking app can help organizations maintain forward momentum in recognizing volunteer achievements, and tracking the number of hours a volunteer works.
Learn more about Track It Forward.
Track It Forward was built by Anca and James McBryan in Oakland, California in the United States.
Trans City SF Resource Guide helps transgender and gender nonconforming people find and connect with local services and resources. The platform was developed to advance equity for trans, gender nonconforming and LGBTQ communities. Learn more about Trans City SF on twitter.
Trans City SF Resource Guide was developed in San Francisco, California in the United States.
TransitScreen is a real-time display of transportation options at your location. Information about your transportation choices is displayed at a glance, live and in real-time. Compare train times to bus arrivals on your way to work in the morning. Know when your employee shuttle arrives so you aren’t caught waiting in the cold.
The service is active in every major city in the US and Canada, and select European cities and in over 10 languages including English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, German, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Hindi. Learn more about TransitScreen.
TransitScreen was created in the United States.
UpTrust seeks to assist people who are in the pre-trial process and at risk to miss their first court date. A missed court date often results in jail time for the defendant, even if they are non-violent offenders. UpTrust removes barrier by providing customized text message reminders, free transportation to court, and free childcare for parents attending court.
UpTrust works with trusted public officials to connect with defendants. Learn more and try out UpTrust
UpTrust is a social impact company created by Jacob Sills and Elijah Gwynn in the United States.
Vana Learning is a "Coaching Management Platform" developed to improve academic outcomes for students by providing evidence-based recommendations and day-to-day performance feedback. Find out more about Vana Learning.
Vana Learning was created in the United States.
Vote.org (formerly Long Distance Voter) provides a digital toolset which currently includes a voter registration tool, an absentee ballot tool, a tool that helps you verify your voter registration status, and a stand-alone election reminders tool. These tools were developed to simplify political engagement, increase voter turnout, and strengthen American democracy. The absentee ballot tool allows citizens to complete, sign, and submit their vote-by-mail applications directly from their smartphones. Vote.org ran the first-ever peer-to-peer voter registration drive in America. Vote.org also started using peer-to-peer SMS for non-partisan GOTV, proactively providing polling place information to just under 1 million low propensity voters. Find out more about Vote.org.
Vote.org was founded by Debra Cleaver in the United States.
Water Tracker is an app that tracks how much water you use every day. Water Tracker tracks your water consumption from showering, driving, eating, and drinking your morning coffee, and helps to find ways to reduce your water consumption, and compare your use of water with your Facebook friends.
The app is currently being piloted with Colorado State University and UNAM in Mexico City to compare the water usage by students at each university. Learn more and download the Water Tracker app.
The Water Tracker App was created by Fidan Karimova, Dmytro Malakhov, and Vitalii Starush in Washington DC, in the United States.
wESL (We ESL) is a filterable, mapped, community-sourced listing of available English Language Learner classes in the Nashville area. Find out more about ESL Map.
The wESL platform was created by Nick Lorenson of Code for Nashville, Tennessee in the United States.
We Said Enough app creates a community of survivors, volunteers, and activists who can provide immediate social support to victims of sexual harassment, abuse, and bullying. The app provides needed restorative resources to begin the healing process. Learn more about the We Said Enough app.
The We Said Enough app was developed in United States.
We Vote is a nonpartisan, open source platform that allows you to view your ballot, learn from friends, and share your vision.
We Vote USA is nonprofit, volunteer-driven movement, dedicated to educating citizens and bringing social collaboration to the process of making voting decisions. The platform was developed so citizens could create and share personal voter guides that aggregate information and opinions across their social networks. Find out more about We Vote.
We Vote USA was started by Dale McGrew and is based in the United States.
Whistler App is a mobile application designed for front line activists, human rights defenders, and citizen journalists facing surveillance and digital or physical repression to capture and share evidence of political violence, human rights abuse or corruption.
Through the app, you can also trigger a Panic Mode to alert a trusted network of an emergency situation and erase sensitive data from your device. Learn more and download the Whistler App.
Whistler is developed by Build A Movement (BAM). BAM is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization dedicated to supporting activists and organizers around the world. Find out more about BAM at buildamovement.org
Wildfire App sends you real-time safety alerts when dangerous incidents occur nearby – such as muggings, shootings, and fires.
The safety app is used by 15,000 college students and is growing. Learn more and download the Wildfire App.
Wildfire App was created by Vinay Ramesh and Hriday Kemburu of Day, LLC. The app was created in Berkeley, California in the United States.
Worker Connect is a worker engagement app that in close collaboration with migrant workers, worker welfare staff, and support networks in the Persian Gulf, helps workers to learn about their rights, share information about their experiences, and provide anonymous feedback to worker welfare supervisors. Workers send anonymous feedback on their living and working conditions via mobile app, and the app provides companies with a dashboard where the anonymous data can be analyzed to highlight areas of concern and intervene when necessary. Learn more about Worker Connect.
Worker Connect is made by Caravan Studios, a division of TechSoup. TechSoup is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in the United States.
wonktonk aims to enable crowd-intelligence to come up with reasoned solutions to public problems that are usually "left to the experts". wonktonk is for all policy wonks: informed citizens, students, advocates, practitioners and professionals who like to apply logic and facts to public issues. Learn more about wonktonk.
wonktonk was created in the United States.
Vote.org is a nonpartisan nonprofit digital voting organization (formerly Long Distance Voter). Americans are eager to adopt digital voting solutions. Vote.org has built and will continue to iterate the digital technology that removes barriers to voting and increases voter turnout.
The advocacy website, Vote.org that hopes to reach millions of voters nationwide by easy-to-use technology that helps Americans register to vote, check their registration status, and get their absentee ballots.
Voter.org was created by Debra Cleaver in the United States.
YesHealth empowers people everywhere to start living healthier, happier lives. YesHealths mission is to stop diabetes and take charge of your health–and have fun doing it–by developing healthy habits that last a lifetime.
YesHealth is the first all-mobile personalized diabetes prevention program. In the app you partner with a health coach team to create a personal, holistic health program that requires no special equipment or prepared diet foods. Learn more about YesHealth and download the app.
YesHealth was created by Alex Petrov and Yes Health Foundation in the United States. Yes Health has partnered with Solera Health, UCSF, and American Diabetes Association.