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Code for America

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Code for America is a public sector improvement organization based in San Francisco, CA that was founded in 2009. As of 2019 they had $15 million in revenue and $18 million in assets.

We are a network of people making government work for the people, by the people, in the 21st century. Government services that are simple, effective, and easy to use, working at scale to build healthy, prosperous, and safe communities.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Code For America Labs.

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Program areas at Code for America

Health:the getcalfresh service improves how government delivers food assistance to families in need. Getcalfresh supports applicants through the calfresh, California's supplemental nutrition assistance program ("snap"), enrollment process. Instead of 45 minutes or more to apply, users get through in about eight minutes, including uploading supporting documents. Once they have applied, the team follows up by text and documents the many barriers users may face (i.e. Requests for additional documentation or income eligibility expectations). By using practices commonly found in consumer technology, the getcalfresh team is able to see barriers in accessing benefits and share these insights with government partners to improve outcomes. The goal is to fully close the calfresh participation gap, and ensure that every eligible Californian can have a dignified experience accessing much-needed food benefits. As of may 2019, getcalfresh is in all counties of California.

Integrated benefitsthe integrated benefits initiative leverages technology and design to demonstrate a more human-centered social safety net that enables access, improves efficiency, and promotes integrity. To achieve this, the organization partnered with the center on budget and policy priorities, and nava public benefit corporation to conduct pilots in various states. After kicking off the first pilot in Michigan, residents now have access to a more streamlined application process for snap and medicaid, which results in a faster approval process.

Safety & justice:the clear my record program aims to clear all eligible criminal records by leveraging technology and design to advance automatic record clearance reforms. The organization is partnering with prosecutors in various California counties and utilizing technology to enable the government to provide proactive record clearance services, beginning with remedies available under proposition 64 (marijuana legalization). In addition, a free online tool was built that helps people with eligible convictions navigate the complicated journey towards clearing their records. The clientcomm program facilitates better communication between clients and case managers through a two-way text-messaging tool to increase the number of people who succeed on community supervision.

Form 990s for Code for America

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 21, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Mar 15, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Dec 21, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Jan 19, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Jan 21, 2016990View PDF
...and eight more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Code for America

Total grants, contributions, etc.$14,871,730
Program services$188,542
Investment income and dividends$67,301
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$5,371
Net rental income$70,533
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-47,394
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$15,156,083

Vendors for Code for America

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
DonorboxFundraising software2020-06-15
██████████Fundraising software2020-06-15
███████Marketing software; CRM software; Content management system software2020-06-15
█████████Marketing software2020-06-15
██████ ███Software2019-03-06
██████ █████████ ███ █████Tax accounting2018-11-07
████████ ███████ ███Engineering Service$396,7682017-12-01
█████ █████████ ███Tax accounting2014-04-08

Personnel at Code for America

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Amanda RenteriaChief Executive Officer-June 4, 2020
Minnie IngersollChief Operating Officer-July 26, 2018
█████ █████████Chief Financial and People Officer-June 4, 2020
███ █████Chief Technology Officer / Cto$45,833June 4, 2020
████ ██Chief of Staff-June 4, 2020
████ █████Chief Program Officer$161,626July 26, 2018
█████ ████ █████Chief Program Officer, Code for America-July 26, 2018
████████ ██████Founder and Executive Director$148,733July 17, 2019
█████ ████████████Principal Software Engineer-June 4, 2020
████ ███████Principal User Researcher-June 4, 2020
...and 43 more key personnel

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