Welcome to OpenSpending, the community-driven project creating a free and open database of public financial transactions worldwide.

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The online, browsable version of the database can be found at OpenSpending.org


From the Blog

OpenSpending Community Hangout: Revised Date – Thursday 14th May - Our next community hangout will be on Thursday 14th May at 17:00 BST. If you haven’t signed up yet and you’d like to come along, please add your name to the OpenSpending Hangout Scratchpad. We’re looking for volunteers to give lightning talks and short updates from around the community – if you are interested in […]
Announcing A New Architectural Roadmap for OpenSpending -   At the 2015 Open Data Day a proposal for a new vision for the approach and architecture of OpenSpending was approved. It opens up an exciting opportunity for open budget initiatives around the world to work more closely together, whilst remaining independent. In a nutshell:   We want to centralize data but decentralize ‘presentation’ […]
OpenSpending Community Hangout in April: Suggested Theme and Vote for the Date! - As some of you may know already, I’m delighted to now be working with the Open Spending community as community manager. I really look forward to meeting you all at our April Community Hangout! Going forward, we¬†thought it might be a good idea to plan each of our hangouts around a theme – since a […]
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