Getting the Data for Data-driven Non-Profits

Embracing Data-driven Approaches in Non-Profits: In last month’s blog, Alan wrote about how non-profits can become more data-driven and base their services on the evidence. As GtD’s senior data analyst, I am often working with Alan and our non-profit clients in the US to develop tools and apps to help our clients become more “data […]
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The Importance of Being Evidence-Based: Why Organisations Should Embrace It

In today’s rapidly changing world, organisations, whether big or small, need more than just intuition to thrive. They need concrete evidence. Being evidence-based isn’t just a buzzword, it’s a commitment to making informed decisions that drive success. Here’s why every organisation should prioritise it. The Importance of Good Data Making decisions based on hard ev
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Cultivating an Evidence-Based Culture for Social Impact: Key Steps for Non-profit Organizations

On both sides of the Atlantic, GtD’s non-profit organizations are playing a pivotal role in addressing complex social problems, from reducing offending rates to improving school attainment. In my experience they are more agile and flexible than the public sector bureaucracies, taking greater risks to help those in need and being more creative in finding […]
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The Five Golden Rules of Evaluation

“How can we measure and quantify our social impact?” That’s essentially the “exam question” for all evaluation projects. It’s what clients want to know and the question that should be at the fore of all evaluation designs. So, I thought I would share my Five Golden Rules of evaluation in the hope that these will […]
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