As part of the TICTeC Labs programme, mySociety is convening the global civic tech sector to identify and discuss the field’s biggest challenges at Civic Tech Surgeries; to discuss and decide on solutions to commission at Action Labs; and to provide sub grants to individuals/organisations to produce solutions identified.
Below you’ll find details of current and previous Calls for Proposals for solutions that help tackle challenges for the civic tech sector identified by the TICTeC community, as decided upon by TICTeC Action Labs. Sign up for updates to hear about future opportunities first.
#1. Call for proposals: Showcasing public-private civic tech success stories
TICTeC Action Lab #1 sought an individual, organisation or joint team to produce a piece of work to showcase examples of where civic tech interventions have resulted in tangible improvements and benefits for governments/public institutions and their citizens.
The Action Lab believes highlighting successful examples will help civic tech organisations across the world to work more effectively with governments, as it will help them to promote the benefits of civic tech and inspire and motivate government actors, as well as themselves, to start similar civic tech projects in their contexts.
#2. Call for proposals: a toolkit to help the global civic tech community fix common accessibility challenges
TICTeC Action Lab #2 is looking for an individual, organisation or joint team to produce a resource to support the global civic tech community in fixing common accessibility challenges. Specifically, they are looking for an individual, organisation or team to create a ‘toolkit’ or resource to support civic tech practitioners in making their work more accessible. The call for proposals is now open, with a deadline of 16th June 2022.