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What It Truly Takes to Become a Data-Driven Organization

More and more nonprofits are asking themselves the question “What does it really mean to be data-driven?” And with good reason: today’s most modern and successful organizations embrace a blend of technology, expertise, and culture that enables them to derive tangible insights from their data, and make more informed strategic decisions — two critical advantages in an increasingly crowded nonprofit landscape.

On March 29, 2022, Cause Craft VP of Consulting Justin Birdsong co-hosted a webinar with our partner Civis Analytics, presented by The Nonprofit Times, where we explored how nonprofits can take the next step on their data-driven journey. We were joined by Ollie Whitney, Data Director for the Sierra Club, and examined several of the Sierra Club’s case studies to lay out pathways to:

  • Build a data-driven culture
  • Identify the necessary people and tools
  • Commit to a philosophy of data democratization

Watch the full webinar on YouTube here:


And check out the presentation slides here: