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.

Partnerships

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NetHope

NetHope empowers committed organizations to change the world through the power of technology. This consortium of nearly 60 leading global nonprofits unites with technology companies and funding partners to design, fund, implement, adapt, and scale innovative approaches to solve development, humanitarian, and conservation challenges.

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Team Rubicon

Team Rubicon serves communities by mobilizing veterans to continue their service, leveraging their skills and experience to help people prepare, respond, and recover from disasters and humanitarian crises.

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StEER

StEER’s mission is to deepen the structural natural hazards engineering (NHE) community’s capacity for reliable post-event reconnaissance by generating new knowledge on the performance of the built environment through impactful post-disaster reconnaissance disseminated to affected communities.

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Bird’s Eye View GIS

Bird’s Eye View GIS trains and uses Fulcrum to conduct Community Health Maps (CHM) which provides information about low/no cost mapping tools. It was developed by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) with a focus on increasing capacity within under-served and other at-risk communities.

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

As a FirstNet® Listed app, you can be confident Fulcrum is relevant to first responders, secure, highly available, and protective of data privacy.

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Check out some of our Fulcrum Community programs at work.

Hurricane Dorian Relief Resources
Hurricane Dorian Relief Resources

Team Rubicon

Dorian made landfall on Grand Bahama, Abaco Islands on September 1st, 2019 as a category five hurricane with sustained winds of 180 mph, torrential rains, and flooding destroying much of the affected area. Using Fulcrum, Team Rubicon WHO- verified (EMT) team is helping relief efforts by stabilizing victims, removing debris, restoring roads and rescuing individuals trapped in inaccessible areas of the islands.
Hurricane Dorian Relief Resources
Searles Valley Earthquake Response
Searles Valley Earthquake Response

EERI

The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute 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.
Searles Valley Earthquake Response
Post Irma & Maria Damage Assessment
Post Irma & Maria Damage Assessment

NSF Structural Extreme Events Reconnaissance Network

The StEER network is funded by the NSF to build resilience through structural engineering reconnaissance following extreme events.
Post Irma & Maria Damage Assessment
Hurricane Harvey Relief Resources
Hurricane Harvey Relief Resources

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.
Hurricane Harvey Relief Resources
Harvey Damage Assessment
Harvey Damage Assessment

Houston Volunteers

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
Northern Illinois Tornado Damage Assessment
Northern Illinois Tornado Damage Assessment

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.
Northern Illinois Tornado Damage Assessment
Whittier and Alamo Fire Damange Assessment
Whittier and Alamo Fire Damange Assessment

County of Santa Barbara

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

Community Health Mapping

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 Flood Damage
Carson City Flood Damage

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 Flood Damage

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Approved Fulcrum Community requests are provisioned within an hour, letting managers quickly build an app and customize a unique Community landing page.

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