Free Software for Brigades
What CfA Offers and how you can access
Together, we are more than the sum of our parts. By joining forces with leading tech companies, we can build products with our communities faster, cheaper, and better.
Code for America is excited to offer the software linked below to help with project development and brigade management.
Whether it’s getting a quick prototype up for your first user test or releasing an application to thousands of residents, we hope that these tools will help you build better products. If you have any questions, reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanks for everything you do - happy building!
Heroku is a simple, easy-to-use cloud hosting service which is perfect for small to medium projects.
Microsoft's Bizspark program offers free Microsoft software and credits for their cloud platform, Azure.
Twilio is the easiest way to send SMS messages or handle phone calls for your project.
Meetup is an online platform for people to find groups like your Brigade.
Slack is a group communication tool built around chat.
G Suite is Google's hosted product featuring Gmail, Google Drive, Groups, and more.
Mapbox provides easy-to-use, powerful, and customizable mapping products.
CARTO helps you easily work with and visualize geospatial data.