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Bridging the Gap of Humanitarian Data

Audio Podcast and Transcript Listen using the audio player and visit our podcast on iTunes. What four questions do you have about social sector data and who would you ask? Tweet @dgtlimpact with #4Q4Data. 4Q4 Stuart Campo on Bridging the Gap of Humanitarian Data (Ep. 02) [00:01] This is Digital…

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The Open 990 and US Nonprofits

Listen to Lucy Bernholz, Cinthia Schuman Ottinger, Beth Simone Noveck, David Borenstein, and Neville Vakharia discuss the new machine-readable Form 990 and the opportunities and challenges presented to U.S. nonprofits and civil society. Recent regulatory changes have made e-filed Form 990s, the data-rich annual financial disclosure forms for U.S. nonprofits,…

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Community Insights: Andrew Means

The Markets for Good Initiative began with our vision, where we imagined a social sector powered by information. Our aim is to be a resource, and help facilitate a community in which we share information to inspire others, with the ultimate goal of upgrading the information infrastructure for social change.…

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Closing Civic Space in the Digital Age

Civic spaces are closing around the world. Digital data and infrastructure are playing an increasing role in this trend, as they reshape the foundation and boundaries of civic spaces, and create new digital dependencies and vulnerabilities for nonprofits, foundations, activists, journalists, and others agents of civil society. Digital Impact hosted…

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Mark Surman on the NetGain Partnership

It’s difficult to understate the Internet’s potential as a resource for opportunity. Yet stable, secure, and unfettered access to the web remains sharply uneven across the globe, and rapid technological and social changes can pose as many challenges as opportunities. We exchanged emails with Mark Surman , Executive Director of…

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Meeting the Challenge of Impact Evaluation 

https://media.blubrry.com/podcast_markets_for_good/p/digitalimpact.io/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/19_05-4Q4-Nick-Hamlin_mixdown_FINAL.mp3 Digital Impact 4Q4: Nick Hamlin on Meeting the Challenge of Impact Evaluation (Ep. 03) Listen using the audio player, visit Digital Impact on iTunes, and tweet @dgtlimpact with #4Q4Data. This transcript has been edited for clarity. [00:01] Chris Delatorre: Welcome to Digital Impact 4Q4, I’m Chris Delatorre. Tod...

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Ensuring Funder Support for Digital Infrastructure

https://media.blubrry.com/podcast_markets_for_good/p/digitalimpact.io/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/4Q4-Al-Shafei_mixdown-FINAL.mp3 DI 4Q4: Ensuring Funder Support for Digital Infrastructure (Ep. 05) Listen using the audio player, visit us on iTunes, and tweet @dgtlimpact with #4Q4Data. [00:00] Chris Delatorre: This is Digital Impact 4Q4, I’m Chris Delatorre. Esra’a Al Shafei is the founder and executive director of Majal.org, a network of…

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How #GivingTuesday Transcended Borders

Asha Curran is the chief innovation officer and the director of the Belfer Center for Innovation and Social Impact at 92nd Street Y. An advocate for women’s health and the recipient of the 2015 Social Capital Hero Award from Social Capital Partners, LLC, Asha is spearheading projects with national and…

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Good Data Collaborative: Defining “Responsible Data” for Nonprofits

A recent exploration of responsible data (RD) practice in the nonprofit sector shows a deep disconnect between two opposing visions of data in social change work: one, rights-based and respectful of the individual ownership of data; and the other, data-centric and focused on transactional exchanges of development gains in return…

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Using Consequence Scanning to Mitigate Harm

https://media.blubrry.com/podcast_markets_for_good/p/digitalimpact.io/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/19_06-4Q4-Samantha-Brown_FINAL.mp3 Digital Impact 4Q4: Samantha Brown on Consequence Scanning (Ep. 04) Listen using the audio player, visit Digital Impact on iTunes, and tweet @dgtlimpact with #4Q4Data. This transcript has been edited for clarity. [00:01] Chris Delatorre: Welcome to Digital Impact 4Q4, I’m Chris Delatorre. Today’s four questions are f...

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