Beehive is a nonprofit open-source initiative launched by former United Nations staff modeled on open-source initiatives like Linux and Python.

Beehive is bringing humanitarian organizations, tech volunteers and supporters together to establish the backend architecture, software frameworks and knowhow that developers need to build next-generation, open-data-driven humanitarian crowdfunding platforms and artificial intelligent applications.

Beehive is focusing on helping developers build, power and scale IATI-data-driven applications. IATI is a an open data sharing framework used by the humanitarian community

Beehive members are setting up an enterprise-grade Humanitarian Exchange Server to give developers a reliable way to plug into IATI to power sophisticated blockchain and other applications

Beehive members are building an IATI-data-driven crowdfunding platform to use as a test bed to freely explore innovative ideas and generate code libraries and knowhow useful for others

Humanitarian AI is a Beehive project developing datasets and algorithms needed to train and enable artificial intelligent applications to process IATI data published by aid organizations

MetaDesign, ESRI, Salesforce, Twilio, Atlassian, Database Labs, Wagon, Postico, Skillgravity, Mightybell, Aha, Launcht, Zendesk, Breezy, VolunteerMatch, OnGood, Humanitarian ID, Veridu, Empowerment WORKS, Tableau, Datameer, Feedly and more companies

Beehive is recruiting new humanitarian partners, tech volunteers and supporters interested in helping solve and model how to vastly improve humanitarian financing technology at the crowdfunding level.

Visit Volunteer Match to learn more about Beehive's technical needs.

For general inquiries or to join and get involved, contact: staff (at)