A generation ago, economics was known as the rational science. The experts believed that people behaved logically and predictably when making financial decisions. Increase the price of a good and demand goes down. People were predictable in these decisions.
Data is literally everywhere. Every search done on Google or every second spent on LinkedIn is collected and converted to data. According to Internet Live Stats, Google now processes over 40,000 search queries every second or 3.5 billion searches per day - that is just one internet platform! Companies are taking enormous amounts of data, analyzing it and translating it into strategic insights. Those insights help make strategic decisions in real time across the entire organizational enterprise. This includes, how they engage with cause partners in corporate social responsibility activities.
Hi there, do-gooders! We know that your heart and mind are in the right place, but how are you leveraging your innate human skills to intuitively develop authentic connections? The social sector is a field challenged with scarce resources and further complicated by competition for critical funding needed for your organization to deliver on its mission. As a leader, you wear many hats and it’s likely the role requires you not only to manage the strategy and operations of your organization, but also demands you participate in key convenings.
What happens when you bring together an equal number of grant makers and grant recipients, to engage as peers in a reflective dialogue about nonprofit data and evaluation?
When you think about nonprofits and their work, what comes to mind?
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Calling all nonprofits! In honor of National Nonprofit Day on Friday, August 17 we are holding a video contest to showcase the great work of the nonprofits we work with! Please submit a 3 minute video describing how Foundation Center’s resources have enabled your organization to achieve its mission! Did Foundation Center provide you with the tools for your nonprofit to thrive? Did our trainings make you a viable grant applicant and help you further your mission? Let us know in a 3 minute video and the winner will receive a $50 Visa card and recognition on our Foundation Center social media channels and GrantSpace blog!
Pro bono volunteers offer their professional skills to deliver a product that improves organizational capacity. This product can be a new marketing plan, a recommendation for a new technology, or a talent development strategy. The work can be done by a pro bono team funded by a corporation or a single professional with a passion for giving back.