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Summary

Civi is a constituent relationship management (CRM) system that helps parties, government organizations and civic groups manage their contacts and communicate effectively via SMS and email. CiviCRM was created by CiviCRM LLC.

An impactful gaming platform that complements assessment tools around civic and voter education principles for youth, focusing on scalability and fun. 

The Elections DemTool is a powerful system for compiling, managing, and analyzing citizen reports from an election monitoring mission. Originally developed by TimbaObjects for NDI.

FixMyCommunity is a system for citizens to report problems in infrastructure or service delivery. FixMyCommunity was originally created by MySociety as FixMyStreet.

Petitions is a system for citizens to create and sign on to petitions to their leaders. Petitions was originally created by the U.S. Office of Science and Technology Policy under the name We the People.

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Language PHP JavaScript Python Perl PHP
Database MySQL MongoDB PostgreSQL PostgreSQL MySQL
Web server Apache NGINX NGINX Apache
CMS Platform Drupal N/A N/A N/A Drupal
License GPL MIT GPL GPL GPL
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Past Use Cases

Civi has been used by over ten thousand organizations globally; NDI has run three major deployments in Eastern Europe and Africa.

DemGames was deployed for the first time in Guatemala

Malawi, Tunisia, Nigeria, Zambia, Azerbaijan, Zimbabwe, Cote d’Ivoire, Uganda

Used in England, Ireland, Malaysia, Switzerland, Norway, and Sweden.

Used in the United States as We the People, the official federal online petitions platform, and in the nation of Georgia as the iChange platform.

Languages Available

The core Civi system is currently available in a great many languages, and has been translated by NDI into Arabic and Russian. Additional translations could be done for approximately $5000.

DemGames is currently available in English and Spanish

Currently available in English, French, Arabic, Russian, and Azeri. Additional language translations are available for approximately $1,000.

FixMyCommunity has complete or significant translations into more than twenty languages. See MySociety’s Transifex page for details.

Available in English, Arabic, Russian, French, and Spanish. Additional translations could be commissioned for approximately $1,500.