Bloomberg Philanthropies

16 cities certified for data-driven practices

by • 3 months ago

What Works Cities, a division of Bloomberg Philanthropies, certified a new round of cities for their data practices, bringing the total number of participants to 254.

Bloomberg Philanthropies to fund digital innovation teams in six cities

by • 4 months ago

Washington, D.C., San Francisco and four international cities, will split $17 million over the next three years to boost COVID-19 recovery efforts.

Bloomberg to spend $150 million on smart-city think tank at Harvard

by • 8 months ago

Bloomberg Philanthropies will fund a new research center at Harvard University dedicated to helping and training mayors from across the globe.

Bloomberg Philanthropies launches COVID-19 challenge

by • 9 months ago

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

by • 2 years ago

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

by • 2 years ago

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

by • 2 years ago

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

by • 2 years ago

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

by • 2 years ago

Washington, D.C., Kansas City and Louisville each earned gold certification in the group's 2019 certification cohort.