How to Choose the Best Technology Options for Your Nonprofit Program

This past week, MANY invited us to train its membership on how to ensure that nonprofits invest in systems that are properly aligned with their needs, culture, and capacity. We’re obsessed with this topic because we’ve seen far too many organizations invest in systems that not only drained precious time and money, but actually hurt their operations.   The good news is that there’s a way to avoid this, even if your organization doesn’t have systems experts or change management experts on-staff. A recording of the presentation is below.  Watch it to learn: – How to assess which technologies (if…

26 May 2015 Posted by Gary Kosman in Events, Resources no comments

Success! First Annual America Learns Jam

This past week, a number of nonprofit leaders who use the Impact Suite were in Chicago for the first annual America Learns Jam.  The Jam brought together folks who we work with from across the country for a day to think about and co-design features that we can create to make our services even more valuable. The day was phenomenal and resulted in the creation of three innovative features, one of which will go into development this coming fall. We’re so thankful to have an opportunity to work with and learn from some of the best and brightest in the field….

01 May 2015 Posted by Gary Kosman in Events, News no comments

Great Night at the AmeriCorps Symposium!

Last night, we hosted a party at ArtJamz for the AmeriCorps Impact Suite members attending this year’s AmeriCorps Symposium. We’re now not only impressed by the commitment of these talented individuals to use data to constantly advance impact…. Their painting skills aren’t half-bad either!                                                                                        

18 Sep 2014 Posted by Gary Kosman in AmeriCorps, Events no comments

Upcoming Event on Evaluating Data Products & Services

In recognition of the work we do with the organizations we serve, Data Analysts for Social Good has asked us to lead a webinar on evaluating data-focused products and services. There is an incredibly powerful array of software- and web-based tools to help organizations monitor, evaluate, and improve service delivery.   While the technology behind these products is incredible, the products are only effective if organizations have the necessary culture and human capital to support them. The hands-on session will give you tools to answer the following questions as you evaluate data-related products and services for your organization: – How can I make sure that…

05 Sep 2014 Posted by Gary Kosman in Events, News, Resources no comments

Breaking Habits to Drive Social Change

Our Founder and CEO, Gary Kosman, recently keynoted the convocation at Northwestern University’s School of Education and Social Policy.  Check out the video below to hear Gary’s story of how he worked to identify and break a nasty habit, ultimately supporting our ability to drive the change we’re working for in the world.

08 Jul 2014 Posted by America Learns in Events, News no comments

Welcome to Our New Website!

Thanks for visiting our brand new site! We’ll be using this space to share news about our work, about our clients’ amazing accomplishments in the field, and about innovations in collecting and using data to drive social change.  Stay tuned!

01 Aug 2013 Posted by Gary Kosman in Events no comments