CARTO was created to make our world better. With a background in environmental science and biodiversity, our founders believed that maps and data could change the way we understood our world.
Frustrated by existing solutions to analyze spatial data, Javier de la Torre and Sergio Álvarez Leiva set out to make it easier and that's when CartoDB - now CARTO, was born.
Javier de la Torre
Founder & Chief Strategy Officer at CARTO
Anti-Eviction Mapping Project
Understanding the correlation between foreclosure rates, race, and the redlining policies of the 1930’s through spatial analysis and visualization empowers citizens to advocate for their housing rights, improve living conditions and protect themselves from predatory practices.
Grants for Good
We award grants to small nonprofit organizations with limited resources working to have an impact on climate change, our environment, society, and the world through data education, advocacy, and activism. We are also temporarily providing additional grants to organizations fighting to contain the global COVID-19 outbreak.
CARTO Grants for Good provide access to nonprofits for 1 year, or to organizations fighting against COVID-19 for 3 months, including: