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The Brazilian city joins Medellín and Bogotá, Colombia, Santiago, Chile and Guadalajara, Mexico as winners of the regional competition.
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.
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.
The philanthropy will oversee a groundbreaking contest in which Indian cities compete for infrastructure funding, the Economic Times reports.
Thirteen more cities joined a Bloomberg Philanthropies initiative that helps mayors tap urban data for problem-solving and governance.
Mayor Robert Garcia has his city’s innovation team focused on ways the city can attract new businesses, the Press-Telegram reports.
The lab will explore ideas for reducing the cost of building, buying and owning homes, according to the mayor’s office.
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.
The $42 million initiative will enable 100 U. S. cities to tap urban data more effectively to strengthen decision making and planning.
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.
The mid-sized city in New York State has hired a director of policy and innovation with support from Bloomberg Philanthropies, according to Syracuse.com.
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.
Atlanta used a grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies to streamline programs that serve the city’s homeless population, Mayor Kasim Reed writes on CNN.com.
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.
Bloomberg Philanthropies announced a $125 million competition to promote road safety in developing cities and countries.