HOT is a community of community leaders, volunteers, and professionals committed to the mission of helping reach those in need with maps. The community is a diverse group of dedicated voting members, staff, contractors, volunteers, interns, and board members. Read more about each community member or learn more about becoming a part of the community.
Working Groups are at the core of how the HOT organizes projects, supports disaster response, and functions as a community. Each working group consists of members across the community and week on a monthly, bi-weekly, or weekly basis.
HOT organizes a number of support programs for mapping projects.
HOT Summit at FOSS4G2018
HOT and FOSS4G have joined forces to bring you the GIS and humanitarian mapping event of the year in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. HOT will sponsor and lead summit, code sprints, field visits with the Ramani Huria mapping project, an optional two workshop days (available as an add-on to your registration) and much more!
Financials and Organization
HOT is a global not-for-profit organization registered in the United States of America.
As part of our obligations as a 501(c)3 registered organization, we make our financial filings (known as “Form 990: Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax”) available for public inspection. HOT’s 2012 - 2016 returns are posted below. Any further questions can be directed to the Board of Directors, specifically the Treasurer.
Access older financial reports and organization bylaws in our archive here.Download 2016 990 PDF