PublicStuff offers a community-driven web portal and Android and iOS mobile applications for citizens

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PublicStuff offers a community-driven web portal and Android and iOS mobile applications that citizens can use to submit service requests, get community information, access neighborhood mapping tools, and network with their neighbors and leaders on a permanent basis.

The purpose of PublicStuff platform is to simplify communication between citizens and their local government with the goals of increasing civic participation, accountability, and efficiency in municipalities.

PublicStuff also provides a paid constituent relationship management system (CRM) that local governments, large and small, can use to manage requests submitted through the platform and for communications with their residents.

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Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

More than 200 cities within the U.S. are currently using PublicStuff’s platform, including Palo Alto, Elk Grove, Fairfield, Philadelphia and Berkley. The service covers 60 percent of the U.S. population.

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PublicStuff platform is free of charge for citizens and community users. There may be fees for services if the system administrator requires special services such as system integration or look&feel customization. Local governments need to contact PublicStuff to agree cost, terms and conditions.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.
SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

Goal 16: Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions


Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Individuals, communities and local governments.

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