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Seattle’s CiviForm tool recognized in 2023 Smart 50 Awards

The City of Seattle’s CiviForm tool was named one the 50 most transformative smart projects of 2023 by Smart Cities Connect.

Affordable Seattle is an an online resource to help residents find benefits they may be eligible for in the City of Seattle. CiviForm is an open-source tool that makes it easier for residents and their trusted community-based organizations to apply to discount and benefit programs. Users can enter their information once and apply to multiple City programs. CiviForm was designed based on the input of Seattle residents and built by the City of Seattle Information Technology department in collaboration with

The CiviForm team’s Matthew Sprenke and Miguel Jimenez received the award at the Smart Cities Connect Award Ceremony in Denver, CO on May 15 on behalf of Affordable Seattle/CiviForm. The Affordable Seattle/CiviForm Team members include Gwen Goetz, Elise Kalstad, Swathi Murthi, and Matthew Sprenke of Seattle Information Technology; Long Dinh and Miguel Jimenez of the Seattle Innovation and Performance Team; and partners in the open-source project from, Exygy, State of Arkansas, and Bloomington, Indiana. 

Learn more about the Smart 50 Awards.