Model Open Government Initiatives

Open Government Initiatives by Location

United States


United Kingdom

Open Data Initiatives


Community Run

States, Provinces, and other Regions

Community Run


Community Run

Intergovernmental Organizations

Comprehensive Lists of Open Government Data Catalogs

The list below is for efforts which attempt to list links to all open government data catalogs - similar to the list above. Most of these list the same information, but are currently not well coordinated. The Civic Commons staff recommends that be treated as the canonical list and we encourage you to make use of that listing and to add new data catalogs there. We will be helping to consolidate existing listings at

Ideation Initiatives

Idea Sourcing for Data and Apps