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Support for governments

We are here to help governments and government partners who are facing an urgent need. Learn more about how we work.

We’ve assisted hundreds of cities, counties, states, and federal agencies by

  • Supplying technical experts with the skills you need
  • Building alongside your teams
  • Sharing best practices and resources from our network
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Become a volunteer

We’re looking for empathetic, communicative, and organized professionals who can volunteer their time to support USDR projects.

Great candidates bring experiences from a variety of backgrounds, including technology, government, and communications. Above all, they take an agile, iterative approach to discovering human-centric solutions with our government partners. Learn more about volunteering.

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Donate to USDR

We are committed to working with donors who share our vision of accelerating the government's collective ability to adopt the best that technology has to offer, in the public interest, to meet the speed of need. As a nonprofit organization, we are able to respond to moments of crisis and deliver critical services thanks to the generous support of our donors.

If you’re interested in supporting our work, please contact us at

USDR is supported by foundations, corporations, and individual donors. We are grateful for the seed capital we’ve received from the following key funders.

Ford Foundation logoBill & Melinda Gates Foundation logoThe Rockefeller Foundation logoBallmer Group logoLogo for The Families & Workers FundLogo of Schmidt FuturesArgosy Foundation logo

Media inquiries

Our work has been covered on major media platforms. See USDR's press coverage.

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Our work with our partners across the country helps us understand the newest needs that civil servants face every day.

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We also share new perspectives and resources through the USDR newsletter. See a recent edition. We send the newsletter once a month, and we never spam you.

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