Funding Round Overview

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Founded:
September, 2009
Founders:
Jennifer Pahlka
Headquarters:
San Francisco, CA
Funding:
$1.50M
Categories:
Open Source, Nonprofits

Code for America is an organization improving the relationship between citizens and the government through technology and public service.

Description

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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

Current Team (8)

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Board Members and Advisors (8)

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Funding Rounds (1) - $1.50M

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  • $1.50M

    Investors Unknown
    Dec 14, 2011 -Grant

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    155 9th Street

    San Francisco, CA 94103

    USA