Fund for Shared Insight pools financial and other resources to provide grants, coaching, inspiration, and community-building through collaborative philanthropy. Our work reflects our commitment to the kind of listening and learning that values lived experience and advances equity. The overarching goal is that foundations and nonprofits be meaningfully connected to the people and communities most harmed by structural racism and other systemic inequities, and more responsive to their insights and feedback. Listen4Good is a capacity-building initiative of the Fund for Shared Insight that helps direct-service organizations listen and respond to the people and communities at the heart of their work. Listen4Good’s suite of specially designed programs offers the expert tools, resources, and coaching organizations need to build high-quality feedback loops that advance equity and lead to positive changes in the ways they make decisions, deliver services and partner with clients.
The authors, of the Bridgespan Group, say organizations should start by rigorously addressing a few interdependent questions: Which results will we hold ourselves accountable for? How will we achieve them? What will the results really cost, and how can we fund them? How do we build the organization we need to deliver those results? Together, those questions provide a framework for developing pragmatic, specific plans of action.
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to joined forces with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the James Irvine Foundation and many other grantmakers in a funder collaborative called the Fund for Shared Insight to create tools that will make it simple and affordable to listen to clients. This is especially important in the nonprofit world where recipients of services and products usually can’t vote with their wallets.
The Excel is Easy website is for simple, easy to follow tutorials organized in a way that is very easy to find! The Data Analysis section illustrates the powerful features Excel has to offer to analyze data.
Wondering which type of graph is the best fit for your data? Explore our interactive chart chooser using the filters. For example, if you click on 3+ Points in Time, you’ll see familiar faces like line graphs and meet new friends like multimedia timelines.
The Ultimate Glossary of Performance Metrics Every Marketer Should Know, breaks down 32 metrics to help your organization set marketing goals and track the progress of the goals. By digging into results, organizations can understand what worked well, what didn't work well, and then learn from it. After reading this article, you will understand how to be a data-driven marketer for your organization in the areas of content, social media, landing pages, lead conversion, SEO, emails, lead nurturing, public relations, branding, and overall funnel metrics.
The Action-focused Data Discussion Process & Worksheet is a step-by-step guide.
Data Analyst/Scientist job description provides a breakdown of an organizations goals, along with the responsibilities and qualifications of a data analyst job candidate.
Data Driven - Creating a Data Culture, deep dives into how to create a data driven culture. It breaks down what a data scientist is, what a data-driven organization looks like, what data organizations do well, along with what tools are needed to support creating culture change.
The Community Tool Box is a service of the Center for Community Health and Development at the University of Kansas. This toolkit provides guidance for conducting assessments of community needs and resources.