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Data for Good Resource List

Where to get information, links, connect with others who work with data and the nonprofit sector


Why is this blog called Philanthropy 2173? This is a blog about the future. Woody Allen's movie, Sleeper, takes place in the year 2173. Among other things, Sleeper helps us realize that so much of what we think is true may not be.

Data Analysts for Social Good | Big Data for a Better World

Data Analysts for Social Good is committed to working alongside nonprofit professionals as data changes our sector and our work. August 1, 2013 Wow! Response to the conference has been phenomenal and we've sold out with more than 3 weeks to go. But don't worry! You can still...

Data Commons Cooperative

Prospective Members: here's our member information packet - we are accepting applications!

DataKind | DataKind

The Puzzle: NGOs and other mission-driven organizations are faced with an onslaught of decisions on how to best collect, analyze and visualize the data that will help them make the world a better place.

DataKind | DataKind Blog

DataKind is nothing without its community, and we've been honored to have some of the brightest stars from the world around step up to join us in our quest to bring data science to social good.

Data Sharing, Connectivity Will Mean Better Help For Childre

In our introductory post for the topic of data privacy we noted the weight and speed of technological change combining for a new kind of pressure on organizations. To that we can add the pressure that is also on (or should be on) the regulatory environment to keep up.

NetSquared | Connecting people and projects for the common good

Is the use of data for development a conflict resource? Read views on data privacy and possible solutions this wek. There is also interesting insight into new ways of engaging in the open data world, an example of the use of big data tools in education and opinions on the applicability of US International Aid data releases to the African development needs.

Resources by Topic: Data | NTEN

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School of Data - Evidence is Power

School of Data works to empower civil society organizations, journalists and citizens with the skills they need to use data effectively - evidence is power! Get started with School of Data today! Our courses are for everyone: whether you're a data-newbie or a pro looking for inspiration, there's something for you!

Markets For Good

Markets for Good is an effort by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the William & Flora Hewlett Foundation, and the progressive financial firm Liquidnet to improve the systems for generating, sharing, and acting upon data and information in the social sector. Collection of resources and guest blog posts - Eric J. Henderson, Curator.