How does it work?

  • Users submit their ideas.
  • Our community discusses and votes for ideas.
  • The best ideas bubble up to the top.

Thank you for your participation!

The Open Gov Idea Forum is now closed. If you would like to submit ideas and suggestions on improving open government at the National Archives please email

Two years ago, the National Archives first sought public input for the development of its Open Government Plan. We launched the Open Government Idea Forum and received many thoughtful ideas, comments, and suggestions from the public on how to improve transparency, participation, and collaboration at the National Archives.

Your input had a great impact. Please visit to learn more about open government accomplishments at the National Archives.

We need your help again to revise our Open Government Plan! Please share your ideas, comment, and vote for open government at the National Archives. You also may submit your ideas to

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