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Month: October 2017

  • Leaping from a burning platform to a digital one delivers savings and a heap of useful data

    Reach Volunteering, a charity that matches professionals that want to volunteer with charities, was facing a stark choice when it took the plunge to digitise its service. Here Reach CEO Janet Thorne shares the compelling drivers that kept them on the sometimes bumpy road to digitisation and transformation. When we launched our digital platform in […]

  • Social Life’s Community Dynamics Data

    Building neighbourhoods where communities can flourish in the long term is as important as designing places that are economically and environmentally sound. How can the success and progress of communities be measured and evaluated over time? Social Life has developed a new way to understand local communities through the use of data – we call […]

  • A place for open data in the future of philanthropy

    There is great focus at the moment on the role of cities. The slow decline of many urban areas across the UK has long been lamented as their traditional sustaining industries have disappeared and they struggle to find new identities. This has been exacerbated by the continuing North-South divide that is heavily skewed economically towards […]

  • Nine new organisations swell 360Giving dataset

    More than £10bn worth of grants are now been published to the 360Giving Standard with the addition of nine more grantmakers in the last two months. The new organisations include family, corporate and community foundations who collectively add £58m worth of grants, plus $404m from the Arcadia Fund, taking the total number of organisations that […]

  • Press button data sharing a reality for Community Foundations

    A new tool funded by 360Giving will make publishing data a doddle for community foundations that are using Salesforce to manage their grantmaking. The tool allows community foundations to automatically export data formatted to the 360Giving Standard cutting hours off the time it might otherwise take for them to prepare their data. The tool has […]