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Helping nonprofits get the information they need to succeed.
Powered by Data works with nonprofits, funders, and governments to help them better use, share, and learn from data. The way that our society handles information is changing rapidly, and we believe the social sector needs to be part of that change. That’s why we work with key stakeholders, particularly in philanthropy and government, to open up data and increase the sector’s capacity to use information effectively.
Canadian foundations are looking for initiatives with impact, non-profits face the challenge of communicating their work more effectively, and governments are seeking evidence of effectiveness on the ground in order to support innovation in service delivery. The foundation sector is looking forward to the contribution of Powered by Data to our understanding of philanthropic data, including better measures of impact.
In the United States, we are working to get access to the data that is currently available in Canada, and other countries are even farther behind. More and better data is essential to improve the functioning of the non-profit sector and I’m excited for Powered by Data to bring those practices to the rest of the world.
We sat down with Michael Lenczner, Project Director of Powered by Data, to chat about their upcoming…
Data is everywhere and increasingly shapes the world in which we live. Today, more than ever, it is …