Changing the way Connecticut uses data.

The Connecticut Data Collaborative is a public-private partnership that advocates for the public availability of open and accessible data to drive planning, policy, budgeting and decision making in Connecticut at the state, regional and local levels. We are a user-driven organization, serving nonprofits, advocates, policymakers, community groups, and funders in using data to drive policy and improve programs and services.

In addition to providing open access to structured and processed data, we can also work with you on to solve your custom data needs. Contact us for more information.

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Our data portal contains over 135 datasets that we have curated and processed into a machine-readable structure. Use our custom data-exploration tools to narrow your selection, or download raw data in bulk and explore data on your own. You can browse by topic, search by organization, or search by dataset.

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Struggling to get statewide education data? We have a solution!

Providing statewide education data has been at the core of CT Data's work since we began. Over the last year, we've been working primarily with data from the State Department of Education's EdSight portal. However, many of you have probably realized our datasets are stale.

Although we applaud the resources that the Department of Education has put into gathering and reporting district and school-level data through EdSight, we have been frustrated in ...

Open Data Legislation in CT (SB 1031)

In the winter of 2014, Governor Malloy signed Executive Order 39 which created the first open data initiative for Connecticut. A new raised bill, SB 1031, "An Act Concerning Thresholds for State Construction Contracts,  the Sharing of Executive Branch Agency Data and the Repeal of a Provision Concerning Appraisal Fees," codifies the Executive Order.

The CT Data Collaborative fully supports this next step and sees it as critical for ensuring the long term success of ...

Call to Action: Protect & Preserve Federal Open Data

Part of our mission and one of our core founding principles is to advocate for open data. In this article, we will inform you of changes at the federal level impacting open data and also ask you to engage with the DataRescue event at Yale University (see details below). 

Initially the CT Data Collaborative focused on open data in Connecticut. However, we also recognize the importance of data collected by the federal government on the ...

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