Data is a crucial part of telling your organization’s story and proving outcomes. Stakeholders and service recipients alike demand transparency and evidence that programs positively impact both individuals and communities. Is your organization one of thousands of agencies in the process of building (or rebuilding) an effective data collection and reporting infrastructure? Or are you one of the tens of thousands who recognize the need to prove program outcomes, but you’re not sure where to start? read more
“Everything we do focuses on two things: building relationships and removing students’ barriers to success.”
Lauren Sly, Vice President of Programs, Communities in Schools – Greater Tarrant County
Communities In Schools (CIS) – Greater Tarrant County is responsible for a large student caseload: more than 4,200 cases a year, with more than 7,000 services logged each month. As you can imagine, with that busy caseload comes a lot of data that needs to be routinely collected, stored, and reported on throughout the year. read more
Right now, sports fans are missing the live and televised events that amp up our culture each spring. There are only so many sports reruns you can watch – and it isn’t quite the same as experiencing the thrill of the game in the moment. But, while we may be missing the sports that keep us entertained, there is a much larger competition going on that should be capturing more attention: international education achievement. read more
We recently shared that seasoned community transformer and social impact strategist Darryl Byrd joined Social Solutions to lead our Impact Partners Program. But our announcement just scratched the surface of Darryl’s story and all the experience and vision he brings to our program which enables change-seekers to fund nonprofits’ access to real-time data and technology. Read on to get to know more about Darryl and his passion for helping people realize their dreams. read more
Organizations that specialize in early education know the importance of providing young children and their families the tools they need for success. To provide these tools and support, fundraising and grants are often necessary. Agencies such as The Office of Head Start provide grants to organizations, like yours, to support the children and families in your community during these important developmental years.
The Office of Head Start encourages early school preparation and readiness for children ages newborn to five and their families by supporting children’s growth and development in a positive learning environment through the Head Start Program. To become a part of the Head Start Program and qualify for potential grant funding, organizations are required to submit a Program Information Report each year of implementation.