ArcGIS Hub Transform how you engage and collaborate with your community

ArcGIS Hub is an easy-to-configure community engagement platform that organizes people, data, and tools through information-driven initiatives. Organizations of any type and any size, including government agencies, nonprofit groups, and academia, can maximize engagement, communication, collaboration, and data sharing using the ArcGIS Hub initiative-based approach. With ArcGIS Hub, organizations can leverage their existing data and technology and work together with internal and external stakeholders to track progress, improve outcomes, and create vibrant communities.

ArcGIS Hub is available at two license levels: Basic and Premium. ArcGIS Hub Basic is included with ArcGIS Online and delivers data sharing and site creation capabilities, while ArcGIS Hub Premium includes additional features and capabilities for working with teams of people (including members of the community).

What ArcGIS Hub can do for you

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Share open data

Data is vital to decision-making. Whether you are choosing a neighborhood to live
in, curious about city projects, or opening a new business, having information you
can trust is essential. With ArcGIS Hub, organizations can share their authoritative
data so the community can make better decisions.


Create unlimited websites

Create as many websites and web pages as you need with no coding required.
Simply drag and drop components. Incorporate your organization’s logos and
styles to match existing websites, and share data, maps, and apps on your sites.
Use the sites you make to engage your community.


Organize around initiatives

Sharing open data is the first step on the journey to effective community
engagement. Give your data purpose and align it with your organization’s top
priorities by organizing around initiatives. Any real-world issue, mission, or project
can become an initiative in your hub.


Enable collaboration

ArcGIS Hub makes it easy to create teams comprising staff, external community
members, or both. You can invite trusted members of the community to
collaborate with your organization, which will increase your staff’s ability to solve


Inspire action

Initiatives can drive engagement by giving community members a goal to rally
around as well as a focused way to participate. Presenting information via charts,
maps, and stories makes it easier for everyone to have a shared understanding of
the goal, which can pave the way to action.


Benefit from a full system

Unlike other solutions that require piecing tools together, ArcGIS Hub comes with
everything you’ll need: integrated event management, surveys, and more. Work
done in your hub also feeds directly back into your organization’s operational


Cities, nonprofits, and organizations of all types are using ArcGIS Hub to publish and share their open data to engage their communities with data-driven
initiatives. Check out these successful hub sites for ideas and inspiration.


Fighting Diabetes in Los Angeles

Thousands of people are living with diabetes, and more are likely to be diagnosed. See how the city uses a hub site to fight this problem.

View the hub site


A one-stop shop for city data

Johns Creek, Georgia, uses ArcGIS Hub to enhance city services and drive economic development. Data is shared using dashboards, charts, and more.

View the hub site


A data hub for Sustainable Development Goals

The Open SDG Data Hub promotes the use of authoritative Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) data sources for evidence-based decision-making.

View the hub site


Earth Challenge 2020

Earth Challenge 2020 is a global citizen science initiative that will demonstrate how small digital acts of science can add up to global change.

View the hub site


A lot of cities create open data portals in the name of transparency, but we’ve taken it further. We couldn’t do this without having a foundation built on ArcGIS and ArcGIS Hub.

Dana Berchman
Chief Digital Officer, Gilbert, Arizona

ArcGIS Hub capabilities

ArcGIS Hub is a bridge between your organization and the community it serves. Your foundational GIS work, done by
internal departments, will help your entire community collaborate on projects.

Maps and apps

Make it easier for people to visualize the data you share about policies, desired outcomes, and initiatives.

Informative charts

Interactive Maps

Narrative Story Maps


Data-Driven Microsites


A place to collaborate

Use ArcGIS Hub as your engagement platform to connect with trusted members of the community.

Local Businesses




Citizen Scientists


Capture data & input

Enlist ArcGIS Hub participants to gather the data you need in a useful digital format.

Initiative-Related Surveys

Development Proposals

Community Events and Meetups

Tools for innovation

Make it easy for others to find and use your community’s data.

Civic Developers



Open Source Community

Hub readiness assessment

Answer a few short questions to reveal your organization’s hub readiness and see what next steps you can take.


Join us to learn more about ArcGIS Hub’s cloud-based engagement platform.


Learn more about how to use the hub framework and the key factors essential for collaborating more effectively.


Get the latest product news, customer success stories, and up-to-date resources to help you do more with ArcGIS Hub.

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