Tag: nonprofit

Open Data, GIS, and Nonprofits

The idea behind “open data” is that accessible data promotes government transparency, civic engagement, and the ability of community members to create solutions to problems within their communities. In this way, open data can be a rich resource for nonprofits.

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The Three Data Challenges of Each Sector

My team just closed out a whirlwind tour of our The Integration Initiative sites, in which we provided Results Based Accountability training to our collective impact partners. The Results Based Accountability (or RBA) framework is a useful tool to help

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Top 10 Ideas From OuiShare 2015 on The New Sharing Economy [VIDEOS]

1. Nick Grossman: Bringing Collaborative Platforms to Market [embedded content] Nick Grossman works at the intersection of web platforms and public issues. Currently with Union Square Ventures in New York City, he previously worked for a nonprofit incubator for open source

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In the Fight for Open Nonprofit Data, Everything Changed in June

This post was created automatically from a feed, and was originally published at: http://www.marketsforgood.org/in-the-fight-for-open-nonprofit-data-everything-changed-in-one-month/ In recent years, the federal government has taken strides towards making its public data available in standardized, machine-readable formats. In the future, we will look back at

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In the fight for open nonprofit data, everything changed in one month

In September, a stack of IRS Form 990s made a cameo appearance on “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” during a segment looking into inconsistencies in the Miss America pageant’s college scholarship program. “We’ve had a weird week,” Oliver exclaimed

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