2019 Impact

We supported over 350 positive impact organizations around the world by donating our products, expertise, volunteer time, promotion, and charitable giving.

180

coupons for billions of API requests, and free access to Boundaries, Traffic, and Atlas

201

volunteers across Mapbox helped 80 organizations locally and globally

$300,000

donated by Mapbox and employees to 208 charities and over 50 community events

1968.56

metric tons of carbon offset for our 2018 energy footprint

New Initiatives

2019 saw the growth of exciting impact collaborations

All out for environment

Indigenous maps protected the rainforest in Ecuador. Ecosia planted trees for every search. And Mapbox Terraformers grew our sustainability efforts.

Data for disaster resilience

Ona dashboards assisted Cyclone Idai response. GovSummit showcased how maps aid recovery. And OpenStreetMap iD Editor accelerated mapping the unmapped with Facebook's mapwith.ai.

Atlas in the field

The Mapbox Atlas field kit travelled to Kinshasa, Puerto Rico, and Côte d'Ivoire. The Atlas Toolkit is being tested by partners in Suriname, Zambia, DRC, and Alaska.

Maps in the classroom

Our team grew to support research and learning partners. Great web maps and Mapboxers were in courses and GIS day events across the country.

Explore 2019 community maps

Some of our favorite projects of the year embody our core themes of supporting access and inclusion, investing in changemakers, and taking action.

ACCESS

OpenDataKit Collect

The open source data collection app used by thousands of organizations, governments, and individuals added new base map options with support from volunteer Langston Smith.

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CHANGEMAKERS

Headwaters Economics

Building on the success of their Neighborhoods at Risk tool, this team expanded into custom web map development with their equity analysis of potential transit corridors in Denver.

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CHANGEMAKERS

Headwaters Economics

Building on the success of their Neighborhoods at Risk tool, this team expanded into custom web map development with their equity analysis of potential transit corridors in Denver.

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ACTION

50 States Project

Mapbox volunteers worked with artists Kate Fleming and Tom Woodruff to create a collaborative road trip map that explores the art and shared community of the USA.

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ACCESS

Riesgo Marikina City

The grand prize winners of the World Bank’s 2019 VizRisk Challenge created a storytelling map to make data about hazard risk and vulnerability more accessible to decision-makers and the public.

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ACCESS

Riesgo Marikina City

The grand prize winners of the World Bank’s 2019 VizRisk Challenge created a storytelling map to make data about hazard risk and vulnerability more accessible to decision-makers and the public.

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CHANGEMAKERS

Arctic Eider Society

The new SIKU mobile app uses maps and location services to equip Inuit and other arctic communities with a way to collect and share reports on ice conditions, wildlife, and culture.

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ACTION

eXXpedition

Track this all-women global sailing expedition to end ocean plastic pollution on a map built by ZeroSixZero and Mapbox volunteers, including Leg 4 crew member Marena Brinkhurst.

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ACTION

eXXpedition

Track this all-women global sailing expedition to end ocean plastic pollution on a map built by ZeroSixZero and Mapbox volunteers, including Leg 4 crew member Marena Brinkhurst.

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ACCESS

Food Banks Canada

A student project grew into nationwide impact with a new interactive map to explore vulnerability to food insecurity.

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CHANGEMAKERS

Center for Strategic and International Studies

The CSIS iDeas Lab grounded complex international relations questions with creative map based video storytelling.

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CHANGEMAKERS

Center for Strategic and International Studies

The CSIS iDeas Lab grounded complex international relations questions with creative map based video storytelling.

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ACTION

EGG Walkathon

With volunteer developers Shen Yongfan and Cheng Cheng, our Shanghai team built a new mobile map for this annual 50km charity walk, which raises funds for rural food security.

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2019 Highlights

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