The City of Seattle, King County and Washington State are thrilled to announce Evergreen Apps, a challenge designed to encourage the development of applications using government data while stimulating economic development throughout our state. Share an idea. Build an app. Make a difference!
Have an idea for an application that would benefit the people who live in Washington State? Share it at the Evergreen Apps ideascale site. Need an idea for an app to build for the challenge? Find one on the Evergreen Apps ideascale site.
The Evergreen Apps Challenge is open to people who live, work or study in Washington State and the official rules will be posted in June. The listed prizes are to get your creative juices flowing.
This challenge will officially open on July 9, 2012 and close on September 6, 2012. Further details and requirements for entry will be announced in the coming weeks.
Browse the available open data sets from the three sponsors at:
- City of Seattle: http://data.seattle.gov
- King County: www.datakc.org
- Washington State: http://data.wa.gov
The program is funded in part by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) through the Washington State Broadband Office in the department of Commerce. It will promote the goals of the national broadband plan, and will help drive demand for broadband services among mobile users across the state by demonstrating the value of connecting with information and services from the state’s digital economy.
Employees of the City of Seattle, King County and Washington State are not eligible for cash prizes but can apply for the Good Government awards.