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Data on Purpose/Do Good Data 2017

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 Watch recordings of the 2017 sessions here! Save the dates for next year’s conference, February 15-16, 2018! About the 2017 conference: We work in a time when there is an overabundance of data. It has the ability to transform how social sector organizations operate, interact with one another, and serve constituents. It also has the capacity to do great harm …

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Announcing the Digital Impact World Tour

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Digital data offers a world of possibilities for civil society to achieve greater impact – data transforms how we operate, interact and serve constituents. At the same time, poorly-managed data can cause great harm. Civil society’s rising dependence on digital data and infrastructure has raised new ethical and governance challenges, generated a new set of regulatory actors, and made many …

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Video: Philanthropy Blueprint 2017

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“Especially in uncertain times the organizations and activists who make up civil society need to understand, protect, advocate for, and use their digital data and infrastructure just as they use their financial and human resources—safely, ethically, and effectively.” Every year Lucy Bernholz writes Philanthropy Blueprint, a forecast of trends, challenges, buzzwords and breakthroughs in the philanthropic sector for the year ahead. On …

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The Data Playbook: Data Practices for Purpose-Driven Work

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Listen to Andrew Means, Jacob Harold, Beth Kanter, and Rella Kaplowitz dig into the Data Playbook to share strategies and insights for using data to drive social sector impact. Markets for Good partnered with the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation to host a virtual roundtable discussion on the Data Playbook, a new practical guide for putting data to work in the …

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#GivingTuesday: An Open-Source Philanthropic Movement

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Listen to Andrew Means, Asha Curran, Mario Lugay, Micah Sifry, and Lucy Bernholz discuss #GivingTuesday, civic tech, digital data, and current and emerging trends in philanthropy. Markets for Good partnered with the Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact at 92Y to host a virtual roundtable discussion examining #GivingTuesday as a model for “open-source” philanthropy. Moderated by Andrew Means, the …

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Beyond the Dollars: Giving Days & Digital Data

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Listen to Andrew Means, Lilly Weinberg, Mike Berkowitz, Victoria Fear, and Jeannie Howell discuss how community foundations and nonprofits can approach giving days as an opportunity to build their data, digital skills, and organizational capacity. As part of our Give Day Lessons series, Markets for Good partnered with Knight Foundation to host a virtual roundtable discussion examining key findings from Knight’s new …

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Giving Day Technology: Making Good on the Big Day and Beyond

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Listen to Andrew Means, Lori Finch, Jamie McDonald, Charlie Mulligan, and Charles “Chic” Naumer discuss online fundraising platforms, giving day lessons, and the future of digital philanthropy. The tech failure that caused massive disruption of the national Give Local America Day fundraising campaign in May 2016 raised many questions for social sector leaders and practitioners: What went wrong? How did nonprofits, …

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Giving Day Fail: Lessons for Digital Infrastructure

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Listen to Andrew Means, Asha Curran, Priscilla Enriquez, and Beth Kanter discuss the lessons learned from the Give Local America Day tech failure. The tech failure that caused massive disruption of the national Give Local America Day fundraising campaign in May 2016 raised many questions for social sector leaders and practitioners: What went wrong? How did nonprofits and community foundations respond? …