How Big Indicators Can Help Solve Global Problems
To solve “wicked problems” like deforestation and persistent poverty, we not only need better data but also better indicators to identify problems and patterns in real time. Planet Inc., a geospatial organization that has deployed the largest constellation of Earth-observing satellites in history, is leading the way—using data insights to help solve these complex global problems.
Planet Inc.’s Andrew Zolli explains how big data paired with big indicators will help us predict and respond to global crises.
How Nonprofits Can Find Data-driven Success
Stanford’s Kathleen Kelly Janus provides insight into how the best nonprofits succeed and scale through a data-driven culture.
Good ideas and intentions are not enough to solve the world’s most pressing problems. Many early-stage organizations fail because they lack the tools they need to grow—especially when it comes to collecting data and measuring impact. Data is essential for nonprofit scaling because it not only attracts funders but also allows organizations to prove and improve on their mission.
Ending Slavery and Child Labor in Global Supply Chains
Human trafficking, modern slavery, and child labor remain pressing concerns in many industries’ global supply chains. Harvard’s Siddharth Kara leads a discussion on how each sector can play a role in finding solutions.
This Podcast by Harvard’s Siddharth Kara leads an enlightening discussion on how each sector can play a role in finding solutions to slavery and child labour.
The Tenuous Relationship Between Technology and Social Innovation
Rob Reich, Marc and Laura Andreessen faculty co-director of Stanford PACS, moderates a conversation about the promise and peril of technology in civil society. Reich is joined by Kelly Born, a program manager at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation’s Madison Initiative, and Arisha Hatch, managing director of campaigns at Color of Change.
Fundraising for Road Safety NGOs
A six part series to assist NGOs to think about fundraising strategically and design great proposals. Webinars are being released on a weekly basis during November and December 2018.
Introduction To Corporate Giving
In this webinar by GrantSpace, you will learn about the different types of corporate philanthropy and their motivations and how to find information about different types of corporate philanthropy.
December 5, 2018 at 7pm WAT
Start Your 2019 Grant Strategy Off Right!
This webinar will provide you with a strong understanding of your success in 2018 and how to set goals for 2019 that will help expand your grant seeking strategy and revenue. We will also discuss how to increase the engagement of your colleagues in being part of the grant planning process to further increase your success.
December 6th, 2018 at 7 pm WAT
10 Website and Email Marketing Best Practices for Small Nonprofits
Packed with practical, how-to advice and customized for small nonprofits on a limited budget, this free webinar will stress the importance of professional website design and strategic email marketing and fundraising. Presented by Heather Mansfield, Founder of Nonprofit Tech for Good.
January 8, 2019, 7 pm at WAT