What It Does: Makes Census data easier to use and mashup with other datasets
Who Maintains It: U.S. Census Bureau, within the U.S. Department of Commerce, as well as the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Housing and Urban Development
What It Does: As “the home of the U.S. government’s open data,” Data.gov provides access to more than 235,000 datasets from one centralized location.
Who Maintains It: U.S. General Services Administration
What It Does: Provides guidance on submitting Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and makes FOIA request data available from participating agencies
Who Maintains It: U.S. Department of Justice
What It Does: Provides “a unified data repository that enables data sharing across cancer genomic studies in support of precision medicine”
Who Maintains It: National Cancer Institute, within the National Institutes of Health
What It Does: Enables federal, state, and local governments, the private sector, academia, and the public to share geospatial data, services, and applications
Who Maintains It: Federal Geographic Data Committee, an organized group of federal geospatial professionals and constituents that is chaired by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior
What It Does: Helps make high-value health data more accessible, with a focus on serving entrepreneurs, researchers, and policymakers
Who Maintains It: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
What It Does: Functions as “a shared virtual space where scientists can find, deposit, manage, share and reuse data, software, metadata, and workflows - the digital objects of biomedical research”
Who Maintains It: National Institutes of Health
What It Does: Publishes vast data resources from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on the cloud with high performance computing, analytic and storage services
Who Maintains It: NOAA collaboration with five cloud infrastructure providers, including Amazon Web Services, Google, IBM, Microsoft, and Open Commons Consortium
What It Does: Serves as “the nation’s primary source of occupational information” by providing hundreds of standardized, occupation-specific indicators on occupations within the U.S. economy
Who Maintains It: National Center for O*NET Development, operated by the North Carolina Department of Commerce under a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor
What It Does: Provides access to real-time data and visualizations of data on energy resources from around the world.
Who Maintains It: U.S. Department of Energy
What It Does: Makes climate data more accessible and usable
Who Maintains It: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and private sector partners
What It Does: Enables users to interact with 40 years’ worth of patent data and facilitates data visualization and analysis.
Who Maintains It: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, with support from the U.S. Department of Agriculture
What It Does: Promotes the use of open data “to encourage joint problem solving, enhanced understanding, and accountability between communities and the law enforcement agencies that serve them”
Who Maintains It: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services
What It Does: Enables the analysis of individual medical data, with appropriate privacy and security protections, to develop highly individualized approaches to disease treatment and prevention.
What It Does: Serves as a community resource to facilitate open data in government by providing guidance, tools, resources and case studies.
Who Maintains It: Office of Management and Budget and U.S. General Services Administration
What It Does: Provides access to standardized federal spending data, with advanced search functionality, data visualizations, and other tools for data analysis
Who Maintains It: U.S. Department of the Treasury
What It Does: Publishes data and statistics on U.S. progress towards achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
Who Maintains It: Office of Management and Budget, Office of Science and Technology Policy, U.S. General Services Administration, and U.S. Department of State