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Data Driven Nonprofits by [MacLaughlin, Steve]
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Big Data is completely transforming how companies drive their decision making, but many nonprofit organizations are unprepared to make the most of this opportunity.

Nonprofit organizations are vital to making meaningful change in the world and they have significant amounts of untapped potential in their data. Unfortunately, many nonprofits lack the strategies, skills, and guidance to make better engagement, fundraising, advocacy, and program decisions based on their data.

Data Driven Nonprofits is a guide book for nonprofit organizations that want to improve their performance and increase positive change in the world. Learn from industry leaders and nonprofit professionals that have unlocked the keys to becoming more data driven.

Data driven nonprofits accelerate change in the world when staff use data to influence strategy and inform decisions that produce value and impact. Author Steve MacLaughlin is a respected nonprofit industry, fundraising, and online giving expert. He explores how data driven nonprofits are shaping the world and what makes them successful.

Data Driven Nonprofits will help you understand:
• Why data is important to you and your nonprofit organization
• How the nonprofit sector, technology, and big data are converging
• What are some of the challenges to becoming more data driven
• Why the culture of a nonprofit organization plays such an important role
• How organizations of all sizes and causes have become more data driven
• What the future holds for nonprofits that embrace a data driven mindset

Data Driven Nonprofits contains insights and interviews from more than 20 respected charity sector experts. First-hand stories from not-for-profit organizations like Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, University of South Dakota, Indiana University, Worldwide Cancer Research, SCIAF, Royal National Institute of Blind People, Project HOPE, Denver Rescue Mission, Florida State University, Humane Society of the United States, VolunteerMatch, Crisis Text Line, and charity: water are featured throughout the book.

About the Author

Steve MacLaughlin is the Vice President of Data & Analytics at Blackbaud and bestselling author of Data Driven Nonprofits. Steve has spent more than 20 years driving innovation with a broad range of companies, government institutions, and nonprofit organizations.

MacLaughlin has been featured as a fundraising and nonprofit expert in many mainstream publications, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, USA Today, Bloomberg, and has appeared on National Public Radio.

Steve is a frequent speaker at nonprofit events and serves on the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) Board of Directors which supports both the growth and professionalism of the nonprofit technology field as well as building knowledge and information sharing capacity throughout the sector.

Steve is a published author of a chapter in the book People to People Fundraising: Social Networking and Web 2.0 for Charities, and a contributing co-editor of the book Internet Management for Nonprofits: Strategies, Tools & Trade Secrets. He has had original articles featured in many publications, including Advancing Philanthropy, Philanthropy Journal, Fundraising Success Magazine, The NonProfit Times, and Civil Society.

MacLaughlin earned both his undergraduate degree and a Master of Science degree in Interactive Media from Indiana University.


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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 3005 KB
  • Print Length: 258 pages
  • Publisher: Saltire Press (24 August 2016)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01L02R7RU
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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