What We’re Reading

February 2014

Alf Gracombe Writes for Markets for Good

Alf Gracombe was asked by the Markets for Good editorial team to pen a post for their blog. We’ve been readers of this blog since it began and Alf was honored to be asked to contribute and more than happy […]

November 2013

GivingData Featured in Foundation Center Report

GrantCraft (a project of the Foundation Center and the European Foundation Centre) just released a new report,¬†Harnessing Collaborative Technologies: Helping Funders Work Together Better, and an accompanying website featuring different tools available for various collaboration needs. And we’re proud to […]

August 2013

Grants Managers Network Guest Blog Post on Small Data

Alf Gracombe just had a blog post on “Small Data” published on the Grants Managers Network Blog. The blog post talks about small data (in contrast to big data) and how foundations can use their in-house data to better influence […]

May 2013

GivingData Featured in GMNsight Publication

The Spring edition of the Grants Managers Network’s GMNsight publication just came out and we’re pleased to have GivingData featured in an excellent article titled Dashboards: Driving Strategy With Data¬†by Allison Gister, Grants Manager at the Annenberg Foundation. Ms. Gister provides brief case studies of two GivingData clients, The Kresge Foundation and Wellspring Advisors, and how their implementation of GivingData dashboards has changed and improved the way their respective organizations work. […]

March 2013

GivingData Featured in Dashboard Report

GivingData is featured in a new report titled Data at a Foundation’s Fingertips: Creating and Building Dashboards jointly sponsored by the Technology Affinity Group (TAG) and Idealware. The report contains 8 case studies of how 8 different foundations went about […]

July 2011

What We’re Reading – Summer 2011

Summer is a time for reading, as we all know. A chance to catch up on all those things we never had time to read during the dark and busy days of winter (and perhaps too lazy to read during the warmer days of Spring when all we wanted to do was be outside under a tree). We at like staying up to date on trends and development in philanthropy and and data, and nothing is better than a resource which covers both. So here are a few things you may find interesting on our favorite subjects. […]