Becoming a Data-Driven Organization

A 4-Step Approach to Leveraging your Data to Make Informed Decisions,
Build Capacity, and Tell Your Story of Impact

In our increasingly data-driven world, access to data is no longer a “nice to have.” It is essential for any organization across every sector.

While leaders in the philanthropic sector agree that collecting, analyzing, and leveraging data to drive impact is the goal, becoming data-driven doesn’t happen overnight.

Although there are a few key steps on the path to becoming data-driven, the process doesn’t have to be complex.

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Download the guide to learn how you can help your organization become more data-driven.


By following our four step De-CAL Methodology outlined in this guide your organization will learn how to:

  • Design an impact framework for your organization.
  • Build and implement a strategy around data collection and management.
  • Visualize your data to easily analyze your organization’s progress towards your impact goals.
  • Leverage your data internally and externally to drive effective decisioning and tell your story of impact.

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