December 15, 2011

Code for America Gets Google Grant

CODE FOR America made some important announcements yesterday that will have a big impact on CfA's work in 2012.

Google Grant - CfA will receive a $1.5 million grant from Google to expand its fellowship program and develop two new programs, the CFA Brigade and Civic Startup Speed Accelerator.

CfA Brigade - CfA will launch the brigade, an online platform to connect civic hackers and others with each other locally, and reuse and remix civic apple in their cities.

Civic Startup Speed Accelerator - CfA will launch this project to foster sustainable businesses that can become the next generation of government vendors.

> Read the Code for America's 2011 Annual Report here.

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