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Equity-Driven Capacity Building

Drew Payne, CEO at UpMetrics

Published: August 21, 2023

Minority Depository Institutions (MDIs) play a critical role in providing traditionally underserved communities and at-risk populations with access to capital, loans, mortgages, banking services, and more – all with the aim to transform lives and make a lasting social impact.

Unfortunately, in an industry that is becoming increasingly data-dependent, many capacity-constrained MDIs find themselves tying data management and reporting exclusively to their compliance obligations. Few MDIs have the opportunity to leverage data for dashboards, scorecards, or other forms of data visualization – all of which can enable them to compete more effectively in the digital age. 

Enter the National Bankers Association. Continue reading...

Press Releases

March 26, 2024 - UpMetrics Launches Free Impact Framework Building Tool for Impact Organizations 

Offering innovative new features such as their Impact Framework Builder, in-app process guidance, and large-scale visual design updates to improve navigation and overall modernization, the UpMetrics platform contains powerful functionality that empowers organizations to Define, Collect, Analyze, and Leverage impact data to drive learning and insights that can be used to drive greater outcomes.

January 24, 2024 - UpMetrics Partners with Chicago Foundations to Help Their Grantees Measure Impact of Social Change Programs

 UpMetrics is working with a cohort of three Chicagoland foundations to help their non-profit grantees collect, analyze, and report on data that measures the impact of their social programs.

January 17, 2024 - UpMetrics Honored with 2024 Real Leaders Impact Award

“This is our first time being a Real Leaders Impact Award honoree and we couldn’t be more excited to be included among the best of the best in the industry,” said Drew Payne, CEO at UpMetrics. “This recognition further validates the hard work and dedication that comes from every member of our team.”

August 2, 2023 - UpMetrics hires Amy S. Patel as Director of Product

In her new role, Patel will lead and manage all product vision, strategy, and execution for UpMetrics with an emphasis on bringing a new impact measurement and management platform to market in early 2024. 

May 18, 2023 - Fluxx and UpMetrics Announce Global Partnership to Bring First-of-its-kind Grantmaking, Impact Management and Analytics Solution to Philanthropy

The partnership will empower foundations to make more informed grantmaking decisions while strengthening relationships with grantee partners through shared learning, enabling them to drive impact at scale.

March 16, 2022 - UpMetrics and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation Expand Partnership to Ease the Burden of Grant Reporting

Cohort of Selected Grantees to Receive One Year of Training and Peer Support on the UpMetrics Platform, Expanding their Capacity to Better Collect and Analyze Data and Communicate Impact to Stakeholders.

February 15, 2022 -  UpMetrics and the National Bankers Community Alliance to Co-Design a First-of-its-Kind Impact Measurement Framework for Minority Depository Institutions

Partnership will focus on defining and measuring impacts related to closing the racial wealth gap and producing equitable outcomes.

October 7, 2021 -  Black Equity Collective Taps UpMetrics to Support Growth and Accelerate Change with Data

Black Equity Collective to use UpMetrics’ analytics platform to bolster its network, refine programming and advance Black equity in Southern California.

September 30, 2021 -  Ford Foundation Partners with UpMetrics to Track Impact and Advance Data-Driven Storytelling

The Ford Foundation is using the UpMetrics analytics platform to measure and communicate progress on social change.

August 10, 2021 -  UpMetrics Extends Social Sector Analytics Platform and Expertise into the Impact Investing Space

Camelback Ventures, Clear Vision Impact Fund choose UpMetrics’ impact analytics platform to support investment decision-making and outcomes reporting.

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