Bloomberg Philanthropies launches city 'data alliance'
Organizers said members of the new data alliance will be pushed to “an even higher standard” of data-informed decision making.
New mayors need data to succeed, says Bloomberg Philanthropies
Bloomberg Philanthropies urged new mayors to use existing technology initiatives to avoid having to "reinvent the wheel" of government innovation.
Bloomberg Philanthropies to open $43 million city research center
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's foundation is opening a new center at Johns Hopkins University to house its many city-focused programs.
16 cities certified for data-driven practices
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
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
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
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.