San Francisco is working with CivicMakers to create a new program that allows any department or agency to connect to a diverse group of community members to conduct user research and use the input to improve City services.
CHHS sought CivicMakers’ service design expertise to better understand stakeholder needs in order to develop the 1849 Collaborative platform, which promotes collaboration around health and human service data.
The CivicMakers team is training all 400 City of San Rafael staff in human-centered design and applying service design to improve City services and to support a culture of innovation throughout the organization.
Through digital engagement, pop-up workshops, and a robust marketing campaign, CivicMakers helped the City of Thousand Oaks successfully educate and involve over 6,000 residents in setting priorities for the municipal budget.
The Startup in Residence Program connects government agencies with innovative startups to develop technology products that address civic challenges. CivicMakers is providing training, marketing and program strategy to grow this signature initiative.
Neighborland, a civic technology company, looked to CivicMakers to assist with strategic marketing initiatives to cultivate leads, educate buyers, and reach a broader audience.
Recycle Where? reduces waste by providing accurate information about recycling, reuse, and proper disposal options. CivicMakers helped develop an open source software solution using open data to consolidate data management needs, save staff time and increase citizen access.
Full Circle Fund’s Founders Pledge program helps early stage startups do good from the start by providing programming and meaningful connections to nonprofits. CivicMakers helped create a model for ongoing, meaningful community engagement, co-creation, and rapid prototyping of potential solutions.
The Whole Human Project (WHP), a program that teaches young folks how to be better humans, developed an early prototype of its service offering and engaged CivicMakers to articulate the Vision, Mission and Goals that would guide the organization forward.