Citizenship initiatives

Focused on issues where we can apply IBM’s technology and talent

Cities and citizen engagement

City Forward

City Forward is a free, Web-based platform that enables anyone to view and interact with city data while engaging in an ongoing public dialogue.

Visit the City Forward website

On Demand Community

Smarter Cities Challenge

Visit the Smarter Cities Challenge website

Volunteer Activity Kits

Read about activity kits.

Economic development

Corporate Service Corps

SME Toolkit

Supplier Connection

Visit the Supplier Connection website


IBM MentorPlace

KidSmart Early Learning

Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH)

Read more at the Citizen IBM blog

Reading Companion


Read more at the Citizen IBM blog


Visit the TryScience website

Social services

Disaster Response

Disaster Response brochure (410 KB)

IBM Services Grants

World Community Grid

IBM’s annual corporate responsibility report includes updates on many of our citizenship initiatives.

Read the report

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