Innovation Efforts

In addition to the new Office of Data and Innovation, GovOps has been working on a series of efforts that bring proven innovations to California state government through the Innovation and Accountability (I&A) team. Part of our work includes maximizing the potential of Open Data, championing Performance Improvement, exploring technology trends like Blockchain, engaging the workforce and the public through Innovation Challenges, leveraging Open Source, leading through Digital Engagement and more.  

Key Initiatives

Providing Contract Flexibility for Nonprofits during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging for us all, including the State’s nonprofit partner organizations. Nonprofit partners are working around the clock to support Californians to ensure that our most vulnerable communities are fed, housed and staying healthy during this time. Learn more about how the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) and the California Natural Resources Agency were proactive and flexible with nonprofit partners during this response.

Nonprofit Contracting Webinar – COVID-19