Join the Esri Social Services App Challenge Today

Join the Esri Social Services App Challenge Today

esri Social Services App ChallengeEsri and the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) have partnered to connect civic-minded coders and local government officials to help them create next-generation apps. Enter the Esri and ICMA Social Services App Challenge today.

ICMA and Esri invite you to create the next generation apps that help governments deliver more transparent, collaborative, and impactful social services. We challenge you to create the tools communities need to open up government data and build stronger communities. By bringing together governments, developers, and companies around the world, we believe we can develop solutions to solve our most pressing challenges.

About The Challenge 

Esri & ICMA’s Social Services App Challenge is open to everyone – including developers, start-ups, governments, academics, and NGOs to name a few. Get creative for this important initiative by using the growing pool of open data and Esri apps, maps, services, and APIs. Judges will select the best of the best apps to be featured at ICMA’s Annual Conference in Seattle, September 27-30. Esri will award prizes and share the winning apps on DevPost, ICMA #LocalGov Technology Alliange page and on GeoNet.

Click here for Rules and Guidelines


  • First Place: $2,500
  • Second Place: $ 2,000
  • Third: $1,500

Key Dates:

  • August 18, 2015 – Competition opens
  • September 16, 2015 – Competition closes at 5:00 P.M. (PDT)
  • September 27, 2015 – Winners announced at ICMA Annual Conference and on DevPost page

Click to Enter the Challenge

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