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Cicero API – 5,000 Credits

Cicero API – 5,000 Credits
  • Donor or Provider: Azavea
  • Platform: Multiple platforms
  • Format: Online
  • Product ID: G-46237
  • Availability: Available

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The Cicero API allows organizations to integrate data about legislative districts, elected officials, and elections into websites, databases, and mobile applications.

This donation provides organizations with 5,000 credits for Cicero queries, one credit per query. See below for more information.

Benefits for Organizations

If you have experience developing applications compatible with Representational State Transfer (REST), you can:

  • Stamp your constituent database with associated districts and elected officials at the local, state, and national levels
  • Provide lookup tools on your website to find information about legislative districts and elected officials
  • Run advocacy campaigns by leveraging Cicero's database of up-to-date contact information for elected officials and information about upcoming elections
  • Match constituents to nonlegislative districts such as watersheds, school districts, and census-defined geographies
  • Develop mobile applications that leverage GPS coordinates for advocacy
  • Append legislative district information to your Salesforce Nonprofit Starter Pack records

For a complete description of the Cicero API and the data it provides, see the official product page.

Access resources and see what's going on in the Cicero community.

Technical Skills Required

A web or software developer who has experience with REST will be needed to implement this API for use with your website.

Credit Information

Azavea sends a warning when an organization is about to reach its credit limit. Unused credits expire one year from the date of their receipt; at that time, organizations can request a new donation through TechSoup.

Organizations with current paid accounts can use this donation to add credits.

Choose Carefully

The administrative fee for this product is not refundable, and the product cannot be exchanged.

Obtaining This Product

You will need to take further action to obtain this product after TechSoup approves your donation request. TechSoup will send instructions to your organization email address.

System Requirements

  • Compatibility with Representational State Transfer (REST)

Rules, Eligibility and Restrictions

  • Quantity: Organizations may request an unlimited number of products.
  • Budget: Organizations with annual operating budgets of any size are eligible for products in this program.
  • Nonprofits and libraries only: Products in this program are available only to qualifying nonprofits with 501(c)(3) designation and to public libraries. Public libraries must either have valid 501(c)(3) nonprofit status or be listed in the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) database.
  • Organization types: Religious organizations without a secular community designation are not eligible to request products in this program. To have a secular designation, an organization must provide services to people regardless of their religious beliefs and must not propagate a belief in a specific faith. It must also have a tax ID (EIN) separate from that of the church or religious organization.
  • Territories: Organizations in U.S. territories may not request products in this program.
  • Terms of service: Organizations that request Azavea products must agree to any applicable terms of service.
  • Anti-discrimination policy: Organizations that advocate, support, or practice discrimination based on age, ethnicity, gender, national origin, disability, race, size, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic background are not eligible to participate in this program. Organizations must be willing and able to attest that they do not discriminate on any of these grounds in order to receive products in this program.
  • Case study: Recipient organizations must be willing and able to provide information to Azavea for the purposes of creating a case study or testimonial on this program.
  • Product distribution:
    • Products will be distributed under this program to qualifying organizations only, not to individuals.
    • Recipient organizations may not transfer or resell Azavea products.