Why is data essential for the philanthropic sector? – OTF
January 31, 2023
As organizations do their important work, funders and non-profits can work towards making more data available to more people, including the communities they support.
Data is more important than ever for non-profits and their partners in the private and public sectors. Data clarifies what is really going on in communities, shining a light on what’s working and what needs improvement to ensure better outcomes for the communities that need it most.
Data allows like-minded organizations to identify collaboration opportunities and hold themselves accountable to their goals. Because data is so powerful, it also needs to be collected, understood, and shared as equitably as possible — so all partners and communities can benefit from it.
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