Category: Digital Impact Grants

Grantee Profile: Good Data Collaborative

The Collaborative’s overarching goal is to jump-start a conversation across the sector—especially among smaller civil society players—about responsible data.

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Digital Impact Grants 2018 Cycle Now Open!

Digital Impact Grants are back! Digital Impact is pleased to announce the opening of the 2018 cycle for our Digital Impact Grants program to advance the use of digital data and infrastructure for social good, and to support better data-informed decision making in philanthropy (particularly individual giving) and in the social sector writ large. Launched in 2016 […]

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Grantee Profile: ImpactView

With the help of Digital Impact, a Drexel University professor is developing an interactive tool that would map thousands of nonprofits in their local neighborhoods, starting with Philadelphia.

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The Data Culture Project: Building Data Capacity with Confidence

Data culture experts discuss a hands-on, self-service curriculum that empowers professionals of all experience levels to work with data.

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Grantee Profile: Data Culture Project

With the help of Digital Impact, MIT’s Rahul Bhargava helped to launch the Data Culture Project, a set of free online tools designed to help organizations build data skills across their teams.

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Good Data Collaborative: Defining Responsible Data for Nonprofits

Podcast and Transcript: Experts discuss responsible data, power, and the role of data and ethics in the tech for good space.

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Data Labs: Improving Access to Government Data

Data practitioners discuss an emerging data-sharing model that helps dissolve barriers to collaboration while safeguarding sensitive data.

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Grantee Profile: Data Orchard

Hundreds of nonprofits around the world have downloaded the “Data Maturity Framework,” a resource co-developed by UK-based Data Orchard that allows organizations to gauge their proficiency with data.

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You Don’t Need a Data Scientist, You Need a Data Culture

This piece was originally published on Medium. The DataBasic.io project is supported by a 2016 Digital Impact Grant. Most of the larger non-profit organizations we work with are scrambling to figure out how to deploy complex technologies like machine learning and “AI” in service of the social good. These include inspiring examples that range from poverty alleviation, […]

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Responsible Data Vs Data Transactions: The Coming Culture Clash

This piece was originally published here by the Social Impact Lab (SIMLab). SIMLab is a recipient of a 2016 Digital Impact Grant as part of the Good Data Collaborative in partnership with the Center for Democracy and Technology, Future of Privacy Forum, and The Engine Room.  SIMLab’s recent consultation on responsible data in practice demonstrated […]

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