About Civic Partner
Civic Partner is the go-to source for objective information about how state and local governments use their resources and how their financial and operational efficiency stacks up to their peers. Civic Partner is a non-partisan company that was founded in 2011.
- Our mission: Civic Partner is committed to increasing awareness and accountability about the collection and allocation of public resources. We do this by providing peer-based benchmarks and meaningful financial metrics that recognize the most efficient government entities, quantify best practices, and identify cost-saving opportunities. By partnering with government officials, taxpayers, politicians, watchdog groups, and the media, Civic Partner will help bring about an inflection point in government efficiency.
- What we believe: Financial metrics that quantify the operational efficiency of states and municipalities are the most powerful tools for improving financial accountability and awareness. At a time when government budget deficits are an increasing threat to economic growth, it is imperative for government officials, politicians, taxpayers, and the media to use new, analytic tools for measuring public-sector performance.
- How It Works: Civic Partner aggregates publicly and commercially available information about state and local governments into an internet-based database. Civic Partner then scrubs this data to improve its accuracy and consistency.* Our analysts then convert the data into meaningful reports and dashboards that allow users to compare the revenue collection rates, operational efficiency and spending patterns of municipalities, utilities and other quasi-governmental agencies.
*The data is taken from publicly available sources that are believed to be accurate and are maintained by government entities and other non-partisan organizations. Civic Partner cannot guarantee the accuracy of specific data.