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Mayor Roberto Cláudio compares the new campaign to graphic anti-smoking imagery.
Gregory Scruggs February 8, 2017

The Brazilian city joins Medellín and Bogotá, Colombia, Santiago, Chile and Guadalajara, Mexico as winners of the regional competition. 

December 5, 2016

Ten cities in the U. S. and Europe received big prizes for innovative ideas. In a new report, Bloomberg Philanthropies looks at what they learned. 

October 5, 2016

Bloomberg Philanthropies and Harvard University want to equip hundreds of mayors and top aides with skills and resources that can help them govern more effectively.

August 29, 2016
20 cities across Latin America and the Caribbean are finalists in a competition for ideas to make cities better.
Christopher Swope July 8, 2016

The philanthropy will oversee a groundbreaking contest in which Indian cities compete for infrastructure funding, the Economic Times reports.  

January 4, 2016

Thirteen more cities joined a Bloomberg Philanthropies initiative that helps mayors tap urban data for problem-solving and governance. 

December 11, 2015

Mayor Robert Garcia has his city’s innovation team focused on ways the city can attract new businesses, the Press-Telegram reports. 

October 27, 2015

The lab will explore ideas for reducing the cost of building, buying and owning homes, according to the mayor’s office.

October 26, 2015

Bloomberg Philanthropies has chosen the initial batch of participants in a $42 million program that aims to help mid-sized U. S. cities mine urban data.  

August 6, 2015

The $42 million initiative will enable 100 U. S. cities to tap urban data more effectively to strengthen decision making and planning. 

April 22, 2015

The former New York City mayor helps cities such as New Orleans, Atlanta and Chicago tackle their toughest challenges with grants from Bloomberg Philanthropies, Governing reports. 

April 17, 2015

The mid-sized city in New York State has hired a director of policy and innovation with support from Bloomberg Philanthropies, according to

March 12, 2015
Hundreds of groups have sprung up to help their fellow citizens with everything from a cup of coffee to prescription drugs.
Letty Reimerink January 8, 2015

Mayor Lovely Warren will use funding from Bloomberg Philanthropies to develop innovative strategies that can be applied citywide to reduce poverty, the Democrat & Chronicle reports. 

December 30, 2014

Atlanta used a grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies to streamline programs that serve the city’s homeless population, Mayor Kasim Reed writes on

December 23, 2014

Chicago is applying innovative approaches, such as micro-lending and the appointment of a Chief Small Business Officer, to promote its small business community, Mayor Rahm Emanuel writes on CNN’s website.

December 17, 2014
A combination of technology, austerity and social transformation makes trust an increasingly important factor in city life.
Christopher Swope October 3, 2014

Bloomberg Philanthropies announced a $125 million competition to promote road safety in developing cities and countries. 

October 1, 2014
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