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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

DoGoodData Conference 2016: Early Bird Registration Ends 1/31

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Do you believe data can help make the world a better place? Are you wondering how your organization can more effectively harness and gain value from your data? Are you constantly thinking about how to gain the information you need to improve your program?… Read More

Five Ways to Help Your Nonprofit Learn from Feedback (and Earn More Funding Too!)

Note from Beth: At the end of the day, organizations that are committed to learning will be more effective at meeting the needs of the people they serve.  Learning is the ultimate result of being “data informed” that is using feedback data to improve results.  

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Five Tips for Nonprofits Data Visualization

Note from Beth: I met Matthew Scharpnick,  Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Elefint Designs, a strategic design studio that works with good causes, at the Data for Good Conference in Chicago.  One area that he works on is data visualization for nonprofits.  

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What I Learned From @nancylublin About #dataonpurpose

I was lucky enough this morning to hear Nancy Lublin’s opening keynote at the Data On Purpose conference hosted by the Stanford Social Innovation Review.  The conference theme was about using data for social change and sessions were addressed the growing proliferation of data in the nonprofit sector and the sector’s increasing ability to make productive use of it, guard it, and share it.    … Read More