Welcome to the Center for Civic Innovation

The Center for Civic Innovation is a community-driven research and development lab for local governments, nonprofits, and social entrepreneurs. Our mission is to find, test, and invest in outcome-driven solutions to local social challenges. We host an in-house incubator called Civic Labs, regular workshops for community based social entrepreneurs at all stages, and we work with local public institutions to invest in early stage community initiatives and ventures.

Over the past six months, we have held over 50 programs and workshops with over 1,500 entrepreneurs and have helped facilitate over $100,000 in early stage investments. CCI is also home base for 25 social ventures and over 50 individuals.



CCI runs a unique program focused on pay for performance called Civic Labs. We connect public organizations and people with great ideas, products, and services to improve social challenges.

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Membership at CCI gives you access to all of our events, trainings, and workshops. We also offer organizational membership for teams of people.

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From leadership breakfasts to skill-based training to film screenings, CCI hosts a variety of events every week. Check out our calendar to find out what's coming up next. All events are free for members!

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