Nonprofits are taking advantage of new partnerships, tools, and technologies like data philanthropy, predictive analytics, and machine learning to demonstrate impact.
Category: Data & Data Tools
Explore three ways to easily save and share information from Community Insight, the Johnson Center’s free online data tool.
Community Insight’s map layer feature allows you to visualize indicator data in a specific geographic area and easily compare data across locations.
This step-by-step guide explains how to use the Community Insight public dashboard to view indicators from multiple datasets on topics like education, health, unemployment, household income, and more.
Jeff Williams explains how traditional donor, nonprofit, and foundation practices are often rooted in misconceptions about the scale and breadth of the sector, leaving many nonprofits out to dry when it comes to grant eligibility.
Drawing on multiple datasets, Community Insight is an online platform for displaying data about local communities, understanding community opportunities and needs, and targeting efforts for advancing equity.
Jeff Williams describes how individual organizations balance privacy and transparency, address equity of access, and act upon data to create and share actionable knowledge will be key for philanthropy going forward.
Adriaza Paz examines the growing number of foundations and individual philanthropists investing in data scientists and data-informed decision making.
Representatives from the Kent County Essential Needs Task Force speak with us about how their organization is using data from our “Economic Inclusion in Grand Rapids” report to inform their work and further their mission.
In this interview with Stacy Stout, director of equity and engagement with the City of Grand Rapids, she shares how the City is using key data from the Johnson Center’s “Economic Inclusion in Grand Rapids” report.