Tags What Works Cities
Philanthropies commit $12 million to economic mobility
Three groups will donate funds for projects in 10 U.S. cities.
National League of Cities announces data workshop series
Together with Results for America, the advocacy group hopes to bring data resources and education to more cities.
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.
First 9 cities earn Bloomberg data certifications
Through a new What Works Cities program, Los Angeles became the first city to earn a gold rating for its data practices.
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.
New open data directory collects standards from around the world
Its creators say the website, funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, is the first of its kind.
What Works Cities reaches 95 participants with new additions
The Bloomberg Philanthropies initiative nears its goal of reaching 100 cities with data analytics support for improved decision making by 2018.
Housing affordability, open data, analytics key projects for five new What Works Cities members
As the Bloomberg Philanthropies initiative closes in on its goal of providing technical assistance to 100 American cities, five new members share their projects.
Bloomberg announces $200 million American Cities Initiative as antidote to White House 'impotence'
Alongside a new funding mechanism for cities, the billionaire philanthropist and former mayor announced an innovation competition that invites city leaders to find creative solutions for issues like climate change, gun violence, and obesity.