Category: From the Archive

Beth Kanter: Doing The Math Ourselves

What are the skills and mindsets that nonprofits need to embrace data for social change? Guest blogger Beth Kanter talks about data-literacy as an in-house necessity for nonprofits. In a resource constrained world, many nonprofits view measurement and data as “yet anotherthing on our to-do list” or as a lost cause because “we don’t have […]

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Jacob Harold on GuideStar and Digital Infrastructure

Social strategist and author Jacob Harold shares his vision of a solid information infrastructure and how it could work in the social sector.

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Rebecca Thomas: Faster, Smarter Nonprofit Financial Analysis, Part I

It’s worth taking the time to learn to “speak” with numbers, writes  Rebecca Thomas, noted financial planning and management consultant expert for nonprofits and foundations. Part I of II. Understanding and unearthing  insights about a nonprofit organization’s financial dynamics, strengths and weaknesses can be skills-intensive and time-consuming.  But, avoiding it means that the lack of […]

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Watch Our Video

Markets for Good is an initiative to discover how the social sector can better use and share information to improve outcomes and change lives. Come join the conversation! Markets for Good: The Video from Markets for Good on Vimeo. Change doesn’t happen overnight. It happens bit by bit. It happens when we all work together; […]

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