Category: Profiles

Closing The Data Loop

  Measure of America has developed an index made up of health, education, and income indicators that measures well-being and access to opportunity in communities across the U.S. It goes beyond money metrics like Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to look at reality for everyday people. This American Human Development (HD) Index, presented along a simple […]

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#GivingTuesday: More than Just the Money

  Several weeks ago I had the pleasure of posting on this very website my hopes for the first edition of #GivingTuesday UK, and now I’m pleased to announce that the results are in. I can now say, with certainty, that the first #GivingTuesday in the UK has been a big success. But don’t just take my […]

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Using Data to Build Nonprofit Advocacy Capacity

  Washington Nonprofits (WN) is the state association for the 58,000+ charitable organizations in Washington State. As a new organization (3 years this fall), we’ve sometimes struggled with how to serve the incredible diversity that is our sector. This article retraces our journey over the past year to learn how to use data so that […]

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#GivingTuesday: The Origins

Asha Curran, one of #GivingTuesday’s chief architects asks, “How best to gestate a movement like this and take it to scale, creatively, and responsibly?”

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Why Choose the Open Data Model for Social Projects?

Frieda Werner, Wheelmap’s product and community manager, writes about the conscious choice to make open data the center of their business model.

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