Community Impact

Supporting positive changes in our local and global communities is core to who we are,—and we deepened this commitment in 2017 with a formalized Community team employee donation matching, and local volunteering.

50

non-profit projects supported

1.7 million

buildings added to OSM for malaria eradication

140,336 km2

of imagery processed for humanitarian projects

50k

employee donations matched to 126 charities

630 hours

volunteered to 26 organizations in 7 cities

Explore our community maps

DISASTER RESPONSE

Santa Rosa Fire Map

In October, independent developer Robin Kraft realized that there was no easy way for people affected by the wildfires in Santa Rosa to view the latest satellite imagery. So he learned how to use our tools and built the viral Santa Rose fire map

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NON-PROFIT OPERATIONS

CCUSA Disaster Operations Map

DC Spring DataDive volunteers from DataKind and Mapbox built an open source map dashboard for Catholic Charities USA. The map shows social vulnerability and hazard risk data to help prioritize locations for disaster preparation and response operations.

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NON-PROFIT OPERATIONS

CCUSA Disaster Operations Map

DC Spring DataDive volunteers from DataKind and Mapbox built an open source map dashboard for Catholic Charities USA. The map shows social vulnerability and hazard risk data to help prioritize locations for disaster preparation and response operations.

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NON-PROFIT COMMUNICATIONS

MSF Search and Rescue Map

Médecins Sans Frontières partnered with Code for Africa to design an interactive map to open their data about their migrant search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean. The map transforms dense data into powerful stories of MSF voyages.

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CIVIC TECH

Town Hall Project

Town Hall Project is an open source, volunteer effort to make it easier for citizens to participate in town halls across the USA. With help from Mapbox, the Town Hall Project redesigned their map to be easier to use and understand.

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CIVIC TECH

Town Hall Project

Town Hall Project is an open source, volunteer effort to make it easier for citizens to participate in town halls across the USA. With help from Mapbox, the Town Hall Project redesigned their map to be easier to use and understand.

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OPENSTREETMAP

Visualize No Malaria

Our partnership with PATH, Zambia’s Ministry of Health, the Tableau Foundation, and a coalition of technology partners continued, with over 4.7 million buildings added to OpenStreetMap by over 4,000 contributors.

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CITIES

D.C. Vision Zero

Mapbox Cities partner the Washington D.C. District Department of Transportation created an on-the-fly geospatial analysis tool to identify the highest risk areas for traffic fatalities. This tool will help focus efforts to achieve the goal of zero traffic fatalities by 2024.

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CITIES

D.C. Vision Zero

Mapbox Cities partner the Washington D.C. District Department of Transportation created an on-the-fly geospatial analysis tool to identify the highest risk areas for traffic fatalities. This tool will help focus efforts to achieve the goal of zero traffic fatalities by 2024.

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