Our shareable tools, approaches, and pro bono expert volunteers can adapt to the specific needs of any state or local government. 

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Types of projects we work on

COVID-19 Response

Public Benefits

Success Stories

Supporting Unemployment Insurance (UI) Systems

State of Kansas

When the state of Kansas requested support for their UI system, four volunteers worked with the Department of Labor and the Office of Information Technology Services to get the benefits application site up and running again.

State of Louisiana

The Louisiana Department of Health launched Louisiana Health Work Connect, with start-to-finish support from volunteers with technical expertise. This pilot program connects facilities with acute healthcare staffing shortages to qualified candidates who are otherwise out of work.

Helping the Homebound Get Meals

Concord, CA | Paterson, NJ | Walnut Creek, CA

The City of Concord, CA worked with USDR to create a volunteer-matching system that connects community volunteers to vulnerable populations for groceries, deliveries, and check-ins. It has already been rapidly adapted for two other cities.

Tracking and Modeling Hospital Capacity

State of Pennsylvania

USDR volunteers partnered with the Pennsylvania Department of Health to automate data collection and build an online dashboard to track the number of available hospital beds and ventilators on a county-by-county basis.

Helping County Websites Handle Increased Traffic

St. Louis County, MO

Volunteers used our best practices for government design to offer content strategy support for St. Louis County to handle increased traffic, receive frequent updates, and reduce the burdens on call centers, all while being extremely easy for users to navigate.

Facilitating Small Business Loans

State of New Jersey

The New Jersey Office of Innovation partnered with a USDR volunteer to launch an open-source loan eligibility wizard that in the first week, has already helped over 50,000 borrowers determine their eligibility for stimulus funds.

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