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New and Improved Data Visualization Tool: Maps for Media Funding

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Nonprofit data nerds will love this new resource from Media Impact Funders and Foundation Center called “Foundation Maps for Media Funding,” a free, interactive mapping and research tool that shows the full scope of philanthropically funded media projects worldwide since 2009.… Read More

How the Nonprofit Sector Can Share What We Learn and Why We Should

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Note from Beth: I’ve been a big believer in shared knowledge and learning for the sector.  IssueLab has been working for ten years to apply the age-old knowledge management question, “what if I knew what others know?” to the hard-earned lessons of nonprofits and foundations.  

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Using Design Thinking To Help Solve the Refugee Crisis at #SXSW

I’m just back from SXSW where I did a session on Tech Wellness with Aliza Sherman.  We are working on a book together called  The Happy,Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout.   A blog post on that is coming!… Read More

Take the 2016 Nonprofits, Leadership and Race Survey

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The Building Movement Project is conducting a national survey on Nonprofits, Leadership and Race.  Open to anyone working in the nonprofit sector, this confidential survey will ask you questions about your own experiences and your perspectives on diversity in the sector.   … Read More

Crisis Text Line Opens Nation’s Largest Set of Crisis Data for Limited Research

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I’ve been a huge fan of Crisis Text Line since it launched back in August, 2013.   I remember when I first saw it when its was in its infancy as a project at DoSomething.   Nancy Lublin, who was CEO at the time, hosted a book party for “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit” and during a tour of the office, she introduced me to Bob Filbin, DoSomething’s Data Scientist at the time.  … Read More