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Month: July 2017

  • Three ways we plan to make funding easier

    David Kane and Suraj Vadgama, the team behind www.beehivegiving.org, share findings from their recent user research with charitable funders and plans to put them into action to make funding easier and less time-consuming. Beehive was set up by The Forward Foundation that understood the challenges of distributing grants, as well as the difficulties faced by […]

  • Nine new publishers join 360Giving Open Data movement

    A broad mix of funders are the latest to publish their grantmaking data using the 360Giving Standard. The nine new organisations range from larger national funders, smaller local foundations, a corporate foundation, three community foundations, a livery company, family funders. Together they take the total number of publishers to 43 and add another 2,730 grants […]

  • When is a grant not a grant…and why should we care?

    During the course of the Greater Manchester pilot, we’ve been running workshops for a broad range of grant giving organisations, providing an opportunity to listen and understand how these organisations create and use data. It should come as no surprise that grant data is recorded in a myriad of different ways using a variety of […]

  • NCVO 2017 UK Civil Society Almanac: An overview

    NCVO launched the 16th edition of the UK Civil Society Almanac in May. For those not familiar with the Almanac, it is a website and publication that provides a comprehensive overview of the structure and economy of the UK voluntary sector. It does this by drawing upon data from various sources including charities’ accounts, administrative […]

  • 360Giving showcased on global Digital Impact roadshow

    Last month 360Giving took part in the Digital Impact global roadshow that has been to Asia, America, India, Australia and Europe bringing together stakeholders working on issues related to digital civil society. Here Lucy Bernholz ‘philanthropy wonk’ and director of The Digital Civil Society Lab, who is leading the Digital Impact series, reflects on the London […]