June 1, 2018 | Publications

Unpacking the Role of Data in Philanthropy: Prospects for an Integrated Framework

Authors: R. Patrick Bixler, University of Texas at Austin, Marisa Zappone, Mission Capital, Lin Rui Li, University of Texas at Austin, Samer Atshan, University of Texas at Austin

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What is the perspective of philanthropic foundations on using data to effectively measure social impact?  This article explores the data ecosystem of Central Texas and offers ways to think about how data and information influences grantmaking.

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