WHAT IS THE KNOWLEDGE NETWORK?
Committed to fostering excellence and innovation in local government, the Knowledge Network is an online platform for local government professionals to:
Connect with colleagues
More than 20,000 local government professionals have created a profile on the Knowledge Network. Join this community to ask and answer questions among your peers, connect in a group around a shared interest, or get in touch with your colleagues in local government around the world.
Share and access information
The Knowledge Network’s 200 topics cover local government issues from Accountability to Zoning. Browse these topics to find thousands of articles, case studies, policies, sample government documents, and more to help you serve your community. Or, share your own experience and expertise by answering a question or submitting a document.
WHO IS IT FOR?
Launched in 2010, the Knowledge Network is a partnership between ICMA and the Alliance for Innovation. Members of these organizations and other users with an interest in local government are welcome to participate in the Knowledge Network. Since the local government community is global, the Knowledge Network features users and content from countries around the world.
HOW DO I USE IT?
See the Overview of Features to learn more about how the Knowledge Network connects people and information.
Learn how to use the Knowledge Network:
- Use our Getting Started guide to quickly learn how to set up your profile and use popular features.
- The Knowledge Network User Guide offers more detailed information on all the site's features.
For technical assistance, contact ICMA's Member and Customer Support center:
For general inquiries or comments, or to report an issue, email: