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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.
10 cities named as finalists in Engaged Cities awards
Three winners will be selected in May for outstanding ideas to solve public challenges that can be adopted by other communities around the world.
35 Champion Cities announced in 2018 U.S. Mayors Challenge
The cities will receive up to 00,000 in funding for urban innovation projects.
What Works Cities adds 5 members, reaches 100 total cities
The new additions to the data initiative include Long Beach, California; Columbia, South Carolina; Grand Rapids, Michigan; Irving, Texas; and Honolulu.
Bloomberg Philanthropies begins search for Engaged Cities Award winners
The contest, which will award 00,000 in funding for creative technology ideas, has now ended its application period.
More than 300 applicants pitch smart city ideas in Mayors Challenge
The competition is expected to catalyze smart city projects around the country, concluding with a million grand prize.