Tag: Collaboration

Innovating UCD to Solve for Social Good

A hyperconnected experience less governed by materialism could exploit “shared states” rather than “shared objects”—a more sustainable paradigm that shifts discursive desire and practice further toward transparency and accountability.

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Data Can Bring Good Nutrition to Global Fruition

  In ‘Data is the Magic Ingredient That Can Bring Good Nutrition to Global Fruition‘,  Children’s Investment Fund Foundation CEO Michael Anderson talks about how nutrition should be high on the agenda as global leaders meet in New York later this month to discuss the sustainable development goals (SDGs).   He argues that the subject […]

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Community Insights: Richard Turner

  In our latest post for our Community Insights series, we talk to Richard Turner, Chief Fundraiser at SolarAid about his career as a fundraiser and the biggest opportunities in digital fundraising.     Tell us a bit about yourself and your career so far.   I’ve been a fundraiser for 25 years, this year! Not […]

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An Index We Really Need

For every dollar an individual chooses to donate to a social or public purpose, she has to make one of these choices: donate, invest, political support, shop, crowdfund. This the universe of choices we face for all the private resources we want to put to public benefit.

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How Nonprofits Can Use Data to Maximise Community Impact

  At Markets for Good, we try to encourage our readers to better make use of data and information – using data to become more transparent and accountable, improve impact and better communicate your goals with your donors and supporters. But nonprofits can’t simply collect data – they need to use data to drive their […]

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Community Insights: Andrew Means

For the first interview in our Community Insights series, we sit down with Andrew Means, Co-Founder of The Impact Lab.

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Distributed Communication Can Help Us Reach Our SDGs

Using digital technologies within a distributed social framework can inspire solutions that bring us closer to reaching our Sustainable Development Goals.

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How Data Shaped a Teen-Counselling-By-Text Service

    In our contribution from Beth Kanter last week, she covered DoSomething.Org CEO Nancy Lublin’s keynote speech at Data on Purpose. This week, we take a closer look at how DoSomething.Org are using data science, based on this article originally featured on the Fast Company Exist website.   When Nancy Lublin first launched her nonprofit, in […]

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Food Bank Uses Data to Identify Areas in Need of Services

  The article originally featured in the Huffington Post tells the story of how one ambitious programmer is helping to overhaul the way one food bank in the U.S. Capital is identifying and feeding the hungry. Michael Hollister, the programmer in question, is helping the Capital Area Food Bank more accurately determine which areas are in […]

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SolarAid’s Impact Calculator: What Impact Will My Donation Make?

    We are very excited at SolarAid at the creation of an impact calculator on our website where donors can type in the amount they wish to give and our calculator provides the impact it will have. Give it a go yourself here.   Most fundraising uses activities or items from a budget line […]

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