Thank you to everyone who supported Code for America in 2021, including our Giving Tuesday and end-of-year campaigns.
With your support, we exceeded our $50,000 goal! And thanks to the generosity of Bill Janeway and Fred and Wendy Goldberg, your contributions were matched to double the impact. Together, we are helping families put food on the table, expunge criminal records, access flexible cash, and more. If you haven’t yet supported our work or are interested in making an additional contribution, please visit our donation page.
We’re building a human-centered social safety net that can transform lives in positive, measurable ways—making our systems and society more equitable and resilient.
We helped more than 3 million people apply for food assistance in the last year, launched a statewide integrated application for nine different benefits programs, and plan to expand our work to close the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) gap, increase participation in Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), and more.
We believe that no one should be prevented from moving forward because of a criminal record.
We’re breaking down barriers in America’s criminal legal system by working with people in communities and government, starting with automatic record clearance. With policy and technology, we can imagine and create a world where past convictions are cleared from someone’s record automatically, opening paths forward for the 70 million—one in three—people in the United States who are currently living with a criminal record.
We’re working to ensure that financial stability is equitable, inclusive, and guaranteed to everyone.
Flexible cash—meaning money that individuals and families decide how to spend for themselves—is one of the best ways to empower people toward financial stability. Cash support helps people provide for their basic needs, find and keep living wage jobs, and handle emergencies as they arise. Our work on GetYourRefund and GetCTC has increased access to more flexible cash for millions of people.
We’re building a community of people-centered problem solvers who are dedicated to using technology to better their communities through our national volunteer Brigade Network. From building a website that helps people find and schedule their COVID-19 vaccine appointments to developing a user-friendly program that automatically generates petition forms to apply for criminal record expunction, our network of technologists, advocates, and organizers is helping people access services and meet local needs.
Help us help families in need by making a donation today.