Bloomberg Philanthropies

Bloomberg Philanthropies launches city 'data alliance'

by • 4 months ago

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

by • 6 months ago

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

by • 9 months ago

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

by • 12 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 • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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 • 3 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.