Code for America brings local governments and the technology community together to improve the lives of citizens. Our projects encompass critical areas from criminal justice to citizen engagement to public health. Our commitment to you is that 90% of our funding is spent on program operations.
We invite contributions at any dollar level. If you would like to discuss a major gift, please contact Ashley Meyers.
Help us build government for the people, by the people, for the 21st century.
Ready to Level Up?
Code for America's Peer Network helps you innovate by providing targeted training, hands-on support and early access to new technology. Recent trainings include user interface engineering and broadband PolicyRequest an invite
Build capacity in your community
Volunteer researchers, designers, developers and city officials are building better civic technology and deploying apps in more than 40 cities. See who’s hacking near you or check out an event in your city.
Bring top coders, designers and researchers to your city
Code for America’s Fellowship is a one-year program where cutting-edge developers, designers and researchers are embedded in US cities to solve civic problems using technology. Cities who’ve worked with us have built apps that support citizen engagement, criminal justice and public health.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more or visit our FAQ.
Join our data standards collaborations
Releasing data in standard format makes it easy for developers to create useful applications for citizens. Together with city officials, we’re developing standards that anyone can adopt for critical categories of data like restaurant and house inspections.