WINGS Knowledge Management Coordinator Ana Pinho explains the Global Philanthropy Data Charter and its ambitions in a recent blog for Markets for Good, a joint effort by the Gates Foundation and Liquidnet to improve data and information in the sector.
This month we explore one of six plenaries for WINGSForum—women in philanthropy. We look at regional cross border trade, philanthropy during national transitions, and the impact of women’s rights movements, along with new articles from Barbara Ibrahim, Ruth Jones, and CAF’s Adam Pickering. We also take a special look at gender and agency in Africa…
Over the past 15 months, [MarketsforGood.org]—supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and the progressive financial firm Liquidnet—has hosted a conversation that connects, aligns, and accelerates both long-standing and nascent efforts to strengthen the information infrastructure.
Digital data is now more central to nonprofit fundraising than it was before. On this backdrop, we would like to examine the roles of technology and data in fundraising—from the perspectives of new players and initiatives as well as those of established organizations that are trying to discover how they can integrate digital into their fundraising strategy and tactics.
Solutions to shared social challenges should not be proprietary. To achieve our social missions we should share what we know—widely, accessibly, and openly. We should define our work and our enterprises by our data and data practices.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, in partnership with Liquidnet for Good, is looking for groundbreaking ideas to address this significant, but solvable, problem. Each challenge winner will receive a grant of $100,000.