5 ways U.S. cities are solving America’s biggest challenges

Thirty-five U.S. cities, from as large as Los Angeles and as small as Ithaca, N.Y., are about to launch into an unprecedented experiment to solve some of our country’s biggest challenges.

How a public-private partnership boosted wellbeing in Santa Monica, Calif.

When tragedy struck Santa Monica, Calif., in the form of a gang shooting and very public 9th-grade student’s suicide, people in the California community of nearly 100,000 began to

Insights from the 2018 Mayors Challenge

Visiting 300-plus cities in nine weeks: What we shared and learned in the first phase of the 2017 U.S. Mayors Challenge

A profile in bold leadership: Deputy Mayor of Athens Amalia Zepou | Bloomberg Philanthropies

If there’s one good thing to come out of the Greek financial crisis, it’s that the turmoil provoked many people throughout the country to pitch in — both to put Greece back on track and to provide

How partnership with the visually impaired helped Virtual Warsaw

There’s no question that a trip to city hall can be a pain in the neck. But for one man in Warsaw, Poland, it was particularly so.

Stockholm Biochar Project, a Mayors Challenge winner, opens its first plant | Bloomberg Philanthropies

This morning, Stockholm, Sweden celebrated the opening of an innovative new biochar facility that will work wonders in the city’s effort to fight climate change.