Bloomberg Philanthropies launches COVID-19 challenge
The organization will award $1 million to 15 cities that develop the best innovations created in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
NLC, Bloomberg Philanthropies launch coronavirus action tracker
Officials from dozens of cities have contributed more than 500 different measures they've taken to respond as the pandemic has reached their communities.
Flint's 'Beyond Blight' portal wins $75,000 prize
The Michigan city has lost half its population since 1960. A digital tool to improve collaboration is helping communities manage their abandoned properties.
Cities ply data against declining economic mobility
Under a new initiative funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, 10 cities will track data with the goal of reducing income inequality and boosting economic opportunity for individuals and families.
Digital service delivery, public safety tools finalists in 'Engaged Cities' awards
Ten finalist cities will compete for three shares of a $200,000 cash prize for work with the public that makes a positive difference in their communities.
What Works Cities certifies seven new cities for good data practices
Washington, D.C., Kansas City and Louisville each earned gold certification in the group's 2019 certification cohort.
Philanthropies commit $12 million to economic mobility
Three groups will donate funds for projects in 10 U.S. cities.
Award program seeking community-led transformation opens for second year
Cities of Service has announced its "Engaged Cities Award" program is coming back in 2019.
What Works Cities touts $42 million investment; Bloomberg cites states, cities as antidote to 'alternative facts'
New funding for the initiative offers both financial and symbolic backing for data-driven decision-making in government.