City Innovation Ecosystems
In partnership with the National League of Cities and Kauffman Foundation, CivStart works with cities to rethink how they solicit tech solutions for civic challenges.
Mayors looking to partner with startups
Mayors seeking solutions to support their local economies, internal operations, resident engagement, and other challenges facing their governments or residents.
Past City Participants
We came to the CivStart team with several challenges and we wouldn't have found such affordable and innovative solutions to those challenges without them.
Brandon Johnson, Vice Mayor of Wichita
Our Other Innovation Programs
The CIE program isn't the only way cities can access the many benefits of CivStart's innovation programming. Other programs offer different and unique benefits for government leaders and their communities.
Our State & Local Government Innovation Program selects government leaders to learn and practice innovation for the benefit of their communities
CivStart partners with individual local governments on specific initiatives that align with our mission