Open government data powers software applications that help people make informed decisions – from choosing financial aid options for college to finding the safest consumer products and vehicles. Below are just a few examples of government, community, and business tools that: use open government data from the United States; are accessible, vetted, and available; and are, for the majority, free and do not require registration to use. While we don’t endorse any particular app, we’re always interested in new examples: Submit application suggestions here.

For more examples of applications made with open government data see Civic Commons and USA.gov’s Federal Mobile Apps Directory.


AIRNow
The AIRNow mobile application provides you real-time air quality information that you can use to protect your health when planning your day. You can get location-specific reports on current air quality and air quality forecasts for both ozone and fine particle pollution (PM2.5).
Open Government Data Used: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Air Quality System (AQS)

Agencies: Environmental Protection Agency
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Find alternative fueling stations near an address or ZIP code or along a route in the United States. Open Government Data Used: Department of Energy - Alternative Fuels Data Center

Agencies: Department of Energy
BankLocal
Go local! BankLocal connects users with banks that invest in local communities. Interactive maps and bank report cards arm users with knowledge they need to make smart banking decisions. Open Government Data Used: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Federal Financial Institutions ExaminationCouncil (FFIEC) National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)

Agencies: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Bankrank.org
Bankrank.org grades financial institutions by using complaint data that is controlled for bank size and categorized by service and product focus.  

Agencies: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Base Directory (Military)
Search more than 15,000 establishments on U.S. Military bases around the world. Open Government Data Used: Military Bases National

Agencies: Department of Defense; Department of Transportation
City Data
We have over 74,000 city photos not found anywhere else, graphs of the latest real estate prices and sales trends, recent home sales, a home value estimator, hundreds of thousands of maps, satellite photos, demographic data (race, income, ancestries, education, employment), geographic data, state profiles, crime data, registered sex offenders, cost of living, housing, religions, businesses, local news links based on our exclusive technology, birthplaces of famous people, political contributions, city government finances, employment, weather, natural disasters, hospitals, schools and libraries. In addition to our huge collection of data, we have also created our Top 100 City Lists and Top 101 City Lists. These lists rank cities in hundreds of categories, including income, crime, most gay couples, most cars, shortest commute, biggest houses, best educated residents and many more. Open Government Data Used: American Community SurveyBureau of Labor StatisticsNational Weather ServiceUS Census TIGER DatabaseFederal Housing Finance Agency Mortgage Data  

Agencies: Department of Commerce; Federal Housing Finance Agency; National Weather Service; US Census Bureau
Citymapper
Citymapper is reinventing the everyday urban transit app and making the large complicated city simple and usable. A to B trip planning with real-time departure information on all modes of transit. Open Government Data Used: U.S. Census Bureau TIGER Products - MapsBureau of Labor Statistics - MapsAmerican Community Survey  

Agencies: Bureau of Labor Statistics; US Census Bureau
Civic Request Tracker
The free, simple and easy to use Citizen Request Tracker™ app gives small to medium-sized cities and counties across North America – and their residents and business owners - the same citizen-power to report civic issues, and the integrated municipal tracking capabilities, that was previously available only in large metropolitan areas. Open Government Data Used: Municipal CitiesMunicipal Counties  
Climate FieldView™
The Climate Corporation aims to build a digitized world where every farmer is able to optimize and flawlessly execute every decision on the farm. The company's proprietary Climate FieldView™ platform combines hyper-local weather monitoring, agronomic modeling, and high-resolution weather simulations to deliver Climate FieldView products, mobile SaaS solutions that help farmers improve profitability by making better informed operating and financing decisions. The company's unique technologies help the global $3 trillion agriculture industry to stabilize and improve profits and, ultimately, help feed the world. Open Government Data Used: National Weather ServiceU.S. Geological SurveyNational Aeronautics and Space Administration  

Agencies: National Aeronautics and Space Administration; National Weather Service; U.S. Geological Survey
College Affordability and Transparency Center
The College Affordability and Transparency Center was designed by the U.S. Department of Education to meet requirements in the Higher Education Opportunity Act and to provide better information to student and parent consumers about college costs. It serves as a central point to several tools that allow users to compare colleges tuition and fees, net price, and other characteristics.
Open Government Data Used: Department of Education - National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System

Agencies: Department of Education; National Center for Education Statistics
DataFerrett – U.S. Census
DataFerrett is a data analysis and extraction tool to customize federal, state, and local data to suit your requirements. Using DataFerrett, you can develop an unlimited array of customized spreadsheets that are as versatile and complex as your usage demands then turn those spreadsheets into graphs and maps without any additional software. (FERRETT stands for Federated Electronic Research, Review, Extraction, and Tabulation Tool.)  Open Government Data Used: U.S Census Data

Agencies: US Census Bureau
Dynamic Proportional Reporting Ratio (PRR) for a Drug-Event Combination
Dynamic Proportional Reporting Ratio (PRR) for a Drug-Event Combination: The proportional reporting ratio (PRR) is a simple way to get a measure of how common an adverse event for a particular drug is compared to how common the event is in the overall database. A PRR > 1 for a drug-event combination indicates that a greater proportion of the reports for the drug are for the event than the proportion of events in the rest of the database, while a PRR of 2 for a drug event combination indicates that the proportion of reports for the drug-event combination is twice the proportion of the event in the overall database,  This app calculates the monthly cumulative PRR for a drug-event combination.  Drug Adverse Event Data: https://open.fda.gov/drug/event/reference/

Agencies: US Food and Drug Administration
Elder Care Finder
Elder Care Finder helps people locate reliable and high quality elder care services in the United States. Using this app you can search caregivers by zip code or city name. Open Government Data Used: Eldercare Locator Database

Agencies: Department of Health and Human Services
EnergyIQ
Benchmarking application to compare building energy performance to comparable building classes.Open Government Data Used: Energy and Consumption Efficiency Data and Statistics

Agencies: Energy Information Administration
eRecall

Agencies: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Department of Transportation; National Highway Traffice Safety Administration; US Food and Drug Administration
Estately Flip
Estately Flip helps people quickly sort through the hundreds of homes to find the few that pique their interest. The Flip interface isn’t new. However, it is perfectly suited to home buying because it mirrors how people search for homes. With Flip, home buyers rate every house by tossing bad matches into the trash and saving good ones for later. Housing for Sale  
EyeNote®
EyeNote® is a free mobile device application to identify denominations of Federal Reserve Notes (U.S. paper currency) as an aid for the blind or visually impaired. Currency Production

Agencies: Department of the Treasury
FEMA app
With hurricane season kicking off June 1 through November 30, the FEMA app is a comprehensive resource of tools and tips to keep you safe before, during, and after emergencies. Receive weather-related alerts from the U.S. National Weather Service for up to five different locations, get safety tips on what to do when disaster strikes, set reminders to practice emergency plans and refresh emergency supply kits, upload and share your disaster photos to help out emergency managers, and locate open shelters along with where to talk to FEMA in person. Open Government Data Used:  

Agencies: Federal Emergency Management Agency
FlockPlenty – Chicken Egg Tracker
Now it's fun and easy to track the health of your flock. Learn how your chickens grow and identify potential problems with clear and insightful graphs of eggs and feed. Take pictures and notes so you remember those special moments as your cute little chicks become laying hens. Keep track of your sales and expenses to measure your profits and productivity. CropScape - Cropland Data Layer

Agencies: Department of Agriculture; National Agricultural Statistics Service
Food Frequency Method Online
A fast, low cost, effective method to assess micro-nutrient deficiencies in a developing country on a household basis, while also allowing for an aggregation to a community or regional basis quickly and effectively. International Food Consumption Patterns International Food Security International Agricultural Productivity

Agencies: Department of Agriculture; Economic Research Service
Food Security Portal
The Food Security Portal, facilitated by IFPRI, aims to provide improved food security for the world's poor and increased resilience of global food systems against food and financial crises. The project brings together international, regional, and country-level data, news, and research aimed at meeting countries' immediate food security needs, as well as building long-term global food security. Global Crop Production Analysis International Agricultural Productivity  

Agencies: Department of Agriculture; Economic Research Service; Foreign Agricultural Service
Fooducate
Fooducate is a free mobile app (Android, iPhone) that empowers supermarket shoppers to make healthy choices effortlessly, enabling consumers to automatically scan the barcodes of food products, and instantly see how nutritious they really are. Consumer Price Indexes by Item Consumer Price Index My Pyramid Food Raw Data Food-a-pedia

Agencies: Bureau of Labor Statistics; Department of Labor; Food and Nutrition Service
Funday Genie
Funday Genie is an application for planning a free day in New York City, with things to do, events, attractions, restaurants, and shopping. New York City Weather Directory of NYC Eateries

Agencies: Department of Commerce; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Gate Guru
This app provides all of the flight and airport information you need to manage your entire day-of travel. GateGuru provides real-time flight status with push notifications along with a wealth of airport content specifically customized to your itinerary. And now, users can reserve last-minute airport rental cars at significantly discounted rates that are exclusive only through GateGuru. Aviation Support Tables Master Coordinate  

Agencies: Department of Transportation
GoodGuide
The GoodGuide app can be used while shopping to instantly reveal whether a food product is healthy and produced by green or socially responsible companies. Find safe, healthy, green and ethical product reviews based on scientific ratings. More than 250,000 products rated. Statistics of U.S. Businesses Consumer Product Category Database Safer Products - API All Product Recalls

Agencies: Department of Commerce; Environmental Protection Agency; US Census Bureau; US Consumer Product Safety Commission
HD Scores
HDScores is the first real-time comprehensive and recommendation search engine for restaurant inspection data. Our app will help you search and discover restaurants, churches, schools, hospitals, hotels, convenience stores and supermarkets. Then check their health inspection score, all in an easy to read, search and understand format.

OSHA Compliance Food Service
Bureau of Labor Statistics - Maps
U.S. Census Bureau TIGER Products


Agencies: Bureau of Labor Statistics; Department of Labor; Occupational Safety and Health Administration; US Census Bureau
Head Start Resources
Find resources and materials to support your work in Head Start programs! Discover techniques and strategies to prepare children for school and support family well-being. Location Datasets Research Reports and Projects Head Start Fact Sheets
Healthy Hive
HealthyHive.com leverages federal and state open healthcare data and transforms it into actionable content for consumer empowerment.
A comparison tool allows consumers to review quality assessments for over 4,000 hospitals, 12,000 home health agencies, and 15,000 nursing homes using federal open data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
There are also over 800,000 physicians based on zip code, specialty, or procedural keywords.  Consumers can also download lists of doctors and facilities to share with others offline (elderly parents, etc).
Also published is more than 9 million average Medicare allowed amounts for over 6,000 procedures.
Medicare Datasets

Agencies: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Healthy Out
Find healthy restaurant meals near you! U.S. Census Bureau TIGER Products Bureau of Labor Statistics - Maps  

Agencies: US Census Bureau
Home Energy Saver
Interactive application to estimate residential energy use and plan home energy efficiency upgrades. Consumption Efficiency Data and Statistics

Agencies: Energy Information Administration
iCitizen
iCitizen tracks elected officials and the issues you choose to care about in real time. Take part in polls to let your representative know where you stand on hot-button topics. Real-time monitoring and voting. Rate your federal and state elected officials. View their voting records and campaign contributors. Track the current issues most important to you, and keep up with related news. Cast your vote in polls related to today's issues. Show your support for or opposition to pending legislation.

Current Population Survey Voting and Registration Supplement

 

Agencies: Department of Commerce; US Census Bureau
IDEAL Currency Identifier ®
What is IDEAL Currency Identifier? It is a U.S. currency identification application for individuals who are blind and everyone else! Currency Production  

Agencies: Department of the Treasury
Knoema
    Smarter Research With All Statistics In Your Hands
  • Get data for your report, research or assignment in seconds
  • Impress others with data visualizations you've built
  • Share your work online or take it away into Excel or PowerPoint
US Census Bureau U.S. Energy Information Administration National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Federal Bureau of Investigation U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis  

Agencies: Bureau of Economic Analysis; Energy Information Administration; Federal Bureau of Investigation; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; US Census Bureau
Labor Wage Statistics
Labor Wage Statistics uses statistics provided by the Department of Labor to help with future career choices. National Compensation Survey Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey    

Agencies: Bureau of Labor Statistics; Department of Labor
LactMed
LactMed, part of the National Library of Medicine's (NLM) Toxicology Data Network (TOXNET®), is a database of drugs and dietary supplements that may affect breastfeeding. It includes information on the levels of such substances in breast milk and infant blood, and possible adverse effects in the nursing infant. NIH Drugs and Lactation Database NIH Factsheets    

Agencies: National Institutes of Health
Leafsnap
Identify tree species from photographs of their leaves. LeafSnap.com Dataset Species List Fruit and Tree Nut Data

Agencies: Department of Agriculture; Economic Research Service
Leafully
Leafully monitors your energy usage with your local utility to help you understand how your actions impact the world and your wallet. Consumption Efficiency Data and Statistics  

Agencies: Energy Information Administration
LoopNet Commercial Real Estate Search
Find the perfect investment property or lease space - directly from your iPhone or iPad. With just a tap, see a map. Then easily adjust filters, view photos of nearby sale and lease listings, and contact the listing broker. We'll keep you in the know with updates on properties you've saved and send you alerts when listings come up that match your search criteria. North American Industry Classification System Statistics of U.S. Businesses State Boundaries of the United States

Agencies: Department of Commerce; Department of the Interior; U.S. Geological Survey
Lose It
Lose It! helps users make healthy choices by setting a clear calorie budget, track their fitness and activity level, and provide insight into their nutrition (including a great "My Plate" report on Loseit.com and badges for adherence to My Plate fruit and vegetable guidelines). My Pyramid Food Raw Data Calories for Foods 

Agencies: Department of Agriculture; Food and Nutrition Service
Medicaid Long Term Care Guide
Every state has individual programs and eligibility requirements for their Medicaid long term care. Medicaid long term care is a partnership between the state and federal government with the goal of taking care of each state’s aged, blind, or disabled populations. Click your state for a comprehensive look at available programs and eligibility qualifications. Medicare and medicaid linked files Medicare-medicaid eligible beneficiaries and potentially avoidable hospitalizations

Agencies: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
National Assessment of Education Progress-NAEP
A mobile application of selected NAEP (National Assessment of Educational Progress) Results. 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress

Agencies: National Center for Education Statistics
Neighborhood Scout
Get crime, school & real estate reports for any address. Enterprise-grade data for every neighborhood and city in the U.S. FHFA House Price Indexes Housing Affordability Data System Certified Schools SEVIS Neighborhood Environment  

Agencies: Department of Housing and Urban Development; Environmental Protection Agency; Federal Housing Finance Agency
Papaya Head
Family Meal Planning Website that allows each family member to fill out a unique profile of likes, dislikes, allergies, and unique nutritional requirements. Information about Calories and Nutrition Nutritional Facts for Food and Beverages

Agencies: Food and Nutrition Service
Petroleum Reduction Planning Tool
Strategic planning application for reducing petroleum usage through alternative vehicles, fuels, and idling reduction. Alternative Fuel Research

Agencies: Department of Transportation
Power Profiler
Application that provides electricity generation mix and greenhouse gas emissions information from U.S. utilities. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory National Greenhouse Gas Emission Inventory Energy-related Environmental Data

Agencies: Energy Information Administration; Environmental Protection Agency; Overseas Private Investment Corporation
Product Recalls
When you’re buying and using products, safety comes first. And now, with this product recalls application, you have vital safety information available whenever and wherever you need it — right on your mobile phone. Safer Products Consumer Product Category Database

Agencies: Environmental Protection Agency; US Consumer Product Safety Commission
Proportional Reporting Ratio (PRR) for a Drug
Proportional Reporting Ratio (PRR) for a Drug: The proportional reporting ratio (PRR) is a simple way to get a measure of how common an adverse event for a particular drug is compared to how common the event is in the overall database. A PRR > 1 for a drug-event combination indicates that a greater proportion of the reports for the drug are for the event than the proportion of events in the rest of the database, while a PRR of 2 for a drug event combination indicates that the proportion of reports for the drug-event combination is twice the proportion of the event in the overall database,  This app calculates the PRR for several adverse events that have been reported with a drug.  Drug Adverse Event Data: https://open.fda.gov/drug/event/reference/

Agencies: US Food and Drug Administration
PublicStuff
Communicate directly with your community leaders to resolve issues in your city and neighborhood from anywhere in the United States! Here’s how it works: 1. See something that needs to be fixed? 2. Submit a request and even attach a photo. 3. City Staff receives the request. 4. The City fixes the problem. 5. You get notified when the request is completed. You can also monitor requests, provide comments and follow other requests in your community. State Boundaries of the United States Cities and Towns of the United States  Daily Climate Online Severe Weather Data Inventory

Agencies: Department of Commerce; Department of the Interior; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; U.S. Geological Survey
Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM)
REMM provides guidance for health care providers, primarily physicians, about clinical diagnosis and treatment of radiation injury during radiological and nuclear emergencies. REMM provides just-in-time, evidence-based, usable information with sufficient background and context to make complex issues understandable to those without formal radiation medicine expertise. Radiation Information Database Health Studies for DOE Contractors 

Agencies: Environmental Protection Agency
Range
Range is a mobile app that locates the time and place where free meals are served this summer. It also lists safe places such as libraries for children to go during the summer months. Range is useful during the summer months only (May 2015-August 2015). Institute of Museum and Library Service Data  USDA Data and Statistics

Agencies: Department of Agriculture; Institute of Museum and Library Services
Realtor.com
90% of property listings updated every 15 minutes. All the rest updated at least once a day. • Quickly swipe to see rich and detailed photos of real estate properties, apartments for rent and homes for rent that interest you. • The only true search of homes for sale and rent by school or school district. • Property listing details now include property tax, sales history and more school information including ratings for each house. • Draw your own custom search area right on the map! • Search nearby schools, homes for sale, open homes, recently sold homes, apartments for rent and houses for rent. • Stay updated on the true status of real estate and apartment listings, including foreclosures, just taken off market, and price-reduced homes for sale.  National Atlas of the United States Homebuyer Activities Report

Agencies: Department of Housing and Urban Development; U.S. Geological Survey
Red Cross Earthquake App

Be ready for an earthquake with Earthquake by American Red Cross. Receive alerts and notifications when an earthquake occurs, prepare your family and home, find help and let others know you are safe even if the power is out – a must have for anyone who lives in an earthquake-prone area or has loved ones who do

To download: text "GETQUAKE" to 90999 or search "Red Cross Earthquake" in the Apple App Store or Google Play.

Open Government Data Used:

Earthquake Notification Service


Agencies: U.S. Geological Survey
Red Cross Hurricane App

Be ready for severe weather with Hurricane by American Red Cross - A hurricane tracker app available for iPhone and Android. Monitor conditions in your area or throughout the storm track, prepare your family and home, find help and let others know you are safe even if the power is out – a must have for anyone who lives in an area where a hurricane may strike or has loved ones who do.

To download: text "GETCANE" to 90999 or search "Red Cross Hurricane" in the Apple App Store or Google Play.

Open Government Data Used:

National Weather Service


Agencies: National Weather Service
Redfin
Accurate home data with refreshed MLS real estate listings every 15-30 minutes. • Redfin has more homes for sale than other real estate apps because we’re powered by the local MLS. • Instantly see all the homes, condos and townhomes for sale near you, and get notifications when a new home that matches your criteria hits the market. • Find every open house near you, get directions, and plan your schedule. • Search for homes near specific schools and school districts. • Book free home tours with a local Redfin Real Estate Agent. • Get a Competitive Edge: Know which homes are likely to sell the fastest so you don’t miss out. • Gain Exclusive Insights: Read comments about what a home is really like written by Redfin Real Estate Agents. • Save your favorite homes and searches to your Redfin account and access them anytime, anywhere. • Easily share your favorite homes via text message, email, and social media. • Get the latest data on sale prices of nearby homes. Homebuyer Activities Report Map of the United States  

Agencies: Department of Housing and Urban Development; Department of the Interior; U.S. Geological Survey
Revaluate
Learn about hidden issues, potential problems, and the good things about any apartment, co-op, or condo in Manhattan. NYC Housing Vacancy Survey Flood Hazard Maps U.S. Census Bureau

Agencies: Federal Emergency Management Agency; US Census Bureau
Roadify
Roadify helps commuters get the information they need from official sources, while also allowing them to help one another along the way by adding reports of their own. Roadify focuses on real-time transit information accessible anytime and (eventually) in any city. GPS Roads Future Road Density  

Agencies: Environmental Protection Agency
Safe Eats
Get detailed information, grades, violations, and Yelp reviews for the 24,000+ NYC food locations throughout the five boroughs in an easy-to-use and full-featured App. Know before you go. Directory of Eateries Food Environment Atlas
Safety Book
SafetyBook provides a private personal product-safety monitoring service to help protect your family and children from the danger of faulty products. Consumer Product Category Database Safer Products

Agencies: Environmental Protection Agency; US Consumer Product Safety Commission
SBIR.gov Awards Search
This app allows users to search the SBIR awards database by agency, keyword, and year. Small Business Standards Small Business Search
Search for Private Schools
The data for this search tool comes directly from the 30,000 plus private schools that responded to the 2003-2004 Private School Universe Survey (PSS) conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics. Open Government Data Used: 2015-2016 Private School Universe Survey
Search for Public Libraries
Find a public library near you. Open Government Data Used: Public Library Survey 2012 Archives Library Information Center

Agencies: Institute of Museum and Library Services; National Archives and Records Administration
Search for Public School Districts
Use the Search For Public School Districts locator to retrieve information on all U.S. public school districts. Open Government Data Used: Condition of Public School Facilities 2012-2013 School District Finance Survey

Agencies: National Center for Education Statistics
Search for Public Schools
Use the Search For Public Schools locator to retrieve information on all U.S. public schools. Open Government Data Used: Condition of Public School Facilities 2012-13 Annual Survey of School System Finances

Agencies: National Center for Education Statistics; US Census Bureau
Smithsonian Collections Search Center
View millions of images, videos, and journals from the Smithsonian. Open Government Data Used: Museums Universe Data File 2014 Administrative Discretionary Grant Data

Agencies: Institute of Museum and Library Services
SNAP retail locator
To find a retailer near you that welcomes SNAP EBT customers, click the "Select Location" button and enter a starting location. Open Government Data Used: SNAP Retail Locator  

Agencies: Food and Nutrition Service
Social Security Benefits Planner
Use SSA's planner to help you better understand your Social Security protection as you plan for your financial future. Then choose a benefit calculator to find out your monthly benefit amounts. Open Government Data Used: Social Security Average Wage Indices Services Annual Surveys

Agencies: Social Security Administration; US Census Bureau
Spot Crime
This web application helps you to search and find any theft, robbery, arrest and other crimes that have recently occurred in your neighborhood. A nationwide app. Open Government Data Used: U.S. Census Bureau TIGER Products Zillow API Neighborhood Boundaries Philadelphia Police Crime Maps Stats
 

Agencies: US Census Bureau
Standby Power
Visualization of standby power usage for most common appliances. Open Government Data Used: Residential Energy Consumption

Agencies: Energy Information Administration
national priorities project logo
National Priorities Project's State Smart application is a comprehensive source for tracking how federal funds impact all fifty states and the District of Columbia. Through this interactive publication, you can follow money from the federal level to your state through spending on government personnel, contracts, aid to individuals (such as food stamps and Medicare), and public assistance programs, as well as find out how much individuals and businesses in your state pay in federal taxes. Open Government Data Used: BEA Annual State Personal Income and Employment tables, BLS Local Area Unemployment Statistics, via their APIBLS Alternate Measures of Labor Underutilization, Census American Community Survey APICensus State and Local Government FinancesCensus State Government Finances, and USASpending contracts.

Agencies: Bureau of Labor Statistics; General Services Administration; US Census Bureau
Super Tracker
My foods. My fitness. My health. Get your personalized nutrition and physical activity plan. Track your foods and physical activities to see how they stack up. Get tips and support to help you make healthier choices and plan ahead. Open Government Data Used: Food Calorie Count and Nutrition Database

Agencies: Department of Agriculture; Food and Nutrition Service
U.S. Navy Credentialing Opportunities On-Line (COOL)
COOL (Credentialing Opportunities On-Line) helps Navy Service members find information on certifications and licenses related to their jobs. Use COOL to get background information on credentialing and find detailed information on:
  • Credentials related to a Navy rating, collateral-duty/out of rate assignment, or designator
  • Credential requirements and potential gaps between Navy training and civilian credentialing requirements
  • Resources available to fill gaps between military training and civilian credentialing requirements
  • How to get a COOL funded voucher to pay for credential exam and maintenance fees
Open Government Data Used: U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship Department of Veteran Affairs, Education Services U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Licensing and Documentation Department of Defense Voluntary Education Program

Agencies: Department of Defense
USDA FoodKeeper
The FoodKeeper can help consumers use food while at peak quality and reduce waste. The storage times listed are intended as useful guidelines and are not hard-and-fast rules. Open Government Data Used: FDA Protecting and Promoting Your Health FDA Food Safety Recalls Food Guidance Regulation-HACCP USDA National Nutrient Database

Agencies: Agricultural Research Service; US Food and Drug Administration
WeMakeItSafer
Beginning with product recalls, WeMakeItSafer will tell you if something you own is, or already was, recalled. Whether you are a manufacturer, consumer, or reseller, find the latest information about recalls and safe products. Open Government Data Used: Consumer Product Category Database Safer Products

Agencies: Environmental Protection Agency; US Consumer Product Safety Commission
Where are the jobs?
Where are the Jobs? allows users to interactively explore the salary and job statistics for various occupations at national, state and regional levels. Open Government Data Used: Series Information for the 2013 Cartographic Boundary File, Metropolitan Statistical Area/Micropolitan Statistical Area , 1:500,000 Occupational Employment Statistics - Employment and Wages

Agencies: Bureau of Labor Statistics; US Census Bureau
Zoc Doc
ZocDoc is the beginning of a better healthcare experience for millions of patients every month. Find doctors you love, read real reviews, book appointments instantly, and more with this award-winning app. Open Government Data Used: U.S. Census Bureau TIGER Products - Maps Provider Charge Data

Agencies: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; US Census Bureau