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Category Archives: best practices

Data Silos — The Problem With Data Isolation

Organizations that commit themselves to being high-performing collect and interpret data about the communities they serve. They translate this data from outputs to outcomes, using their information to better help communities. Keeping track of outcomes can lead to more grants and many other benefits, but one pitfall organizations can fall into is their …

3 Grant Writing Tips to Catch That Funders’ Attention

Grants. You’ve most likely heard the term thrown around the nonprofit field, but do you (and your nonprofit organization) know what they are? And if you do, do you understand the grant process and the benefits of acquiring a grant? Grants can come from foundations, corporations and government agencies. Sure, you hear the word “grant,” and you …

How Your Data can Make the Biggest Impact

With fiscal year-end rapidly approaching, it’s time for many nonprofits to collect all the data they’ve accumulated over the past year and report on it for funders and stakeholders. This data is clearly important for a lot of different reasons, but if presented in the right way, using data visualization, it could potentially lead to more funding …