Openpolis (Italy) is an independent nonprofit that promotes free access to data and information, in order to improve the culture of transparency and democratic participation. This mission means collecting relevant data concerning democracy and information, in order to build a freely accessible data repository. Openpolis analyzes data regarding power, politics, economy, territories and local communities and believes in increasing public awareness on data use, in order to create data-knowledgeable communities. It currently designs and manages open government and openbudget platforms. It monitors political power, analyzes traditional institutions and new actors. It also designs, develops and manages data oriented ICT platforms in order to produce information, tell stories, carry out investigations and improve public awareness on specific matters.