Fulcrum Community - Crowdsourced Data Collection for Humanitarian Projects

Fulcrum Community

Fulcrum Community is a no-cost, short term crowdsourced data collection solution for qualified humanitarian or disaster preparedness / recovery efforts led by volunteer organizations or teams.

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Fulcrum Community Data Grants

Our grant process is simple. We request that you're a 501(c)(3) organization or a volunteer first-responder team actively preparing a humanitarian or disaster recovery effort. However, even if your project doesn't qualify for a provisioned Community account, you can still try Fulcrum free.

Giving $720,000 in Data Grants to Volunteers that are preparing and recovering from disasters.

2,000

Users

175,000

Records Collected

720,000

Invested

Who can use it?

Eligibility Membership Privileges
501(c)(3) status Fulcrum Community Platform Access
Emergency Response Deployment Uncapped Users
Emergency Preparedness Storage Space
Humanitarian Efforts (Global/Domestic) Web Dashboard
Qualified Volunteer Teams Customizable Templates
Community Maps
1-year License

Check out some of our Fulcrum Community programs at work.

Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)
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Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)

The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) is using Fulcrum Community to conduct post-earthquake investigations across Southern California after an M6.4 earthquake struck near Searles Valley, CA on July 4th, 2019.
Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)
Post Irma & Maria Damage Assessment
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Post Irma & Maria Damage Assessment

A team of engineering faculty with NSF support are conducting damage assessments. Collaborators are from Auburn University, Florida Institute of Technology, Florida International University, University of Florida, University of Notre Dame, & James Cook University
Post Irma & Maria Damage Assessment
Harvey Relief
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Harvey Relief

Houston, TX was inundated with more than 50 inches of rain after Hurricane Harvey made landfall Aug. 26 and stalled over the area.
Harvey Relief
Harvey Damage Assessment
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Harvey Damage Assessment

If you are near a Harvey-affected area and want to help with relief efforts, we need you! Help conduct a street-by-street damage assessment using Fulcrum.
Harvey Damage Assessment
Hurricane Irma
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Hurricane Irma

The longest-lasting powerful hurricane ever recorded decimated parts of the Caribbean before slamming into Florida’s Gulf Coast Sept. 10, devastating parts of the Southeast and triggering the largest evacuation in U.S. history.
Hurricane Irma
American Red Cross
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American Red Cross

In the late evening of February 28th an EF-3 tornado caused serious damage to Naplate and Ottawa, Illinois. American Red Cross carried out an internal damage assessment.
American Red Cross
County of Santa Barbara
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County of Santa Barbara

Whittier and Alamo Fires in Santa Barbara County. Santa Barbara County conducted a preliminary damage assessment. Occurred July 8, 2017.
County of Santa Barbara
Post-Irma Environment Reporting
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Post-Irma Environment Reporting

This project is designed to collect information about King Tide flooding during this period and to determine to what extent, if any, water quality, water depth or water salinity will be impacted. Collected September 19-20.
Post-Irma Environment Reporting
Carson City Public Works
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Carson City Public Works

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for Carson City and Douglas County. Carson City Public Works conducted a preliminary damage assessment. Occurred Jan 10, 2017.
Carson City Public Works
Carson City Public Works
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Carson City Public Works

Due to increase precipitation, the Carson River crested causing nearly a foot over major flood stage. Flooding was worse than the previous months flooding. Occurred Feb 9, 2017.
Carson City Public Works

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