- September, 2009
- Jennifer Pahlka
- San Francisco, CA
- Open Source, Nonprofits
Code for America is an organization improving the relationship between citizens and the government through technology and public service.
Code for America (CfA) is a non-partisan, non-political 501(c)3 organization founded in 2009 that helps governments work better through technology and public service.
The CfA fellowship recruits talented web developers, designers, and entrepreneurs into a year of public service and then invite forward-thinking cities to apply to work with them, hand-in-hand, to help them better leverage technology and engage the community. The first year of the fellowship program began in January 2011; 20 fellows were selected from 360 applicants, resulting in a 5.6% acceptance rate.
The CfA Accelerator recruits “civic startups” and supports them with a national platform to raise awareness, a wealth of business training and advice, and a broad network of potential investors and civic leaders.
The CfA Brigades are local civic hacking volunteer groups in over 30 cities around the US. Code for All is a new program that connects... See More
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