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Help us build a more data-savvy social sector 

From our work with hundreds of non-profits we know there are powerful opportunities to be realised from getting to grips with data… and there are real challenges too. Many charity and social enterprise leaders tell us they are not confident about data and lack capability in this area. For this reason, we’ve developed Data Evolution+, [...]

Digital Impact profiles our new Data Evolution+ programme

At the end of last year we announced that Data Orchard was one of just seven social sector organisations worldwide to receive a Digital Impact grant, which will help fund our ambitious new Data Evolution+ programme. The Digital Impact grants, which launched two years ago with the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, [...]

Exciting New ‘Impact for Growth’ Partnership Opportunities

Data Orchard is currently developing new partnerships with charities and social enterprises interested in improving their impact. As one of 31 approved providers in the UK, Data Orchard can provide up to £50,000 of support via the Impact for Growth Programme. If your organisation has completed the training and is eligible to apply, then call [...]

Driving Digital Data Research & Innovation for Global Good

We’re delighted to have been chosen by Stanford University as one of seven social impact organizations across Africa, Europe, and the U.S to receive a grant with the support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Sian Basker, project director says “It’s really exciting to be taking our ground-breaking Data Evolution research to the next [...]

Exciting New £1.8M Impact for Growth Grant Programme

We're delighted Data Orchard is one of ten newly approved providers of support in this ground-breaking initiative.  Charities and Social Enterprises interested in improving their impact have until 4p.m. 6th September 2017 to register their interest. Grant awards are expected to be in the region of approx. £50,000. The application process includes an excellent free [...]

By | July 31st, 2017|Charities, News, Social Enterprise|0 Comments

Insights and Reflections: Data and Analytics in Non-Profits

After almost a year spent researching the world of data and analytics in the non-profit sector we’re delighted to share our findings. Our ‘Data Evolution’ project showed data is an integral part of life in charities and social enterprises. For 69% said it’s a priority either organisation-wide or at least in some departments. At the [...]

By | March 13th, 2017|Charities, Data Evolution, Social Enterprise|0 Comments

National survey on data in charities and social enterprises live until 31st July

The Data Evolution survey on data in the social sector is live until 31st July 2016. If you're a charity or social enterprise working in England or Wales please take part. It'll only take about 5 minutes.  Do invite others to take part too. For more information about this exciting project with our partners DataKindUK [...]

By | June 15th, 2016|Charities, Data Evolution, News, Social Enterprise|0 Comments

Data Evolution Project Launched

We're delighted to announce the launch of our Data Evolution project exploring how charities and social enterprises are adapting and transforming through their use of data. We have workshops on 19th May in London and 25th May Hereford, there's a national survey launching in June, a growing community, information and resources being developed on the [...]

By | May 6th, 2016|Charities, Data Evolution, News, Social Enterprise|0 Comments
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