Civic Graph is an open source data and visualization project initiated by Microsoft’s Technology & Civic Innovation team, aiming to provide insights into the burgeoning civic tech community — who it consists of, what their respective focus areas are, and how they connect to one another.
Civic Graph includes for-profit, non-profit, government agencies, and individuals.
We see Civic Graph as an educational tool, as a platform to crowdsource up-to-date information regarding the civic tech community, and as a basis to use the data to build out new visualizations, tools, and apps. We wanted to allow people, organizations and governments to easily know essentially the who’s who and what’s what of civic tech,
said John Paul Farmer, Microsoft NY’ s director of technology and civic innovation.
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