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Code for America

Government can and should work well for everyone. We’re people-centered problem solvers showing that it’s possible.

Founded: 2009 by Jennifer Pahlka

  • Program Area

    Public Service & Civic Engagement
  • Location of Impact

    United States
  • Headquarters Location

    San Francisco, California, United States
  • Product Platforms

    Web, Mobile Apps, Open Source
  • Budget

    $1,000,000 +
  • Founder Demographics


Code for America is a technology nonprofit that believes that government can work for the people, by the people, in the digital age. Code for America uses insights and ideas from real people to guide us to real solutions that break down barriers to meet community needs and improve government in meaningful ways.

Funders and Awards

Major funders include: The Omidyar Network, The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, and Google. All Code for America funders can be found at