Code for America

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Code for America
NIST Sector Data
GICS Industrial Commercial & Professional Services
Smart Tag(s)
Business type Nonprofit
Year Founded September 2009
Founder(s) Leonard Lin
Tim O'Reilly
City, State San Francisco CA
Country United States
Region Served Country
Executives Jennifer Pahlka
Revenue $35 m€ 30.8 <br />£ 25.9 <br />CA$ 44.45 <br />CNY 221.55 <br />KRW 42.891 <br />
Number of employees 350
Sponsorship Level Of Interest

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To address the widening gap between the public and private sectors in their effective use of technology and design.


Code for America is a non-profit organization based in San Francisco, California. It was founded in 2009 with the mission of bringing together government, technology, and the public to improve public services and address societal challenges. Code for America focuses on using technology and design to improve government services, making them more accessible and efficient for all citizens. The organization works with local governments and communities to develop innovative technology solutions that address pressing social and civic issues. Additionally, Code for America runs a fellowship program for software developers, designers, and other professionals to work on technology projects in government.