Philanthropy Data Jam


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Philanthropy DataJam at New America Foundation May 10, 2010

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  • Welcome and thank yous
  • Sources with which you can mash giving data
  • Data from and about foundations and nonprofits
  • Tools to use to understand data
  • Data about Online Giving – note I can’t get these data – I couldn’t even download the slide deck – I had to screen capture this
  • Here’s a tool built of an API – from Kiva. This lets you screen the MFIs for certain characteristics (religion, eg)
  • It’s a bit of a chicken and an eggBut now we have the data – so what will we do with it?
  • Data about data about nonprofits
  • 12 foundations – one registration – built off the Department of Education’s I3 grant program
  • Find recyclingGet involved with your local, state governmentIdentify all the trees in your neighborhood
  • Volunteer from your phone
  • Find a volunteer opportunity
  • Map your schools, your community centers, your libraries and food sources
  • Really new kinds of data – truck drivers text messages about corruption at check points
  • Crowds make change and send data that makes more change
  • Crowdsourcing to build hands on science activities in communities
  • Crowdsourcing to watch the public sector
  • Crowdsourcing ideas for NGOs and social enterprises
  • Crowdsourcing by the public sector
  • Now its your turn
  • Philanthropy Data Jam

    1. 1. DataJam<br />Mixing it up for good<br />May 10 12:30 – 2:00 pm EDT<br />Join us on Twitter: #GiveData<br />
    2. 2. Why are we here?<br />Sharing information makes us all smarter and more effective at what we do.<br />The Open Philanthropy Manifesto<br /> (<br />Open and interoperable data sets<br />Experimentation to see what works<br />Data tools (apps, mashups) and data sources and users (crowds)<br />Join us on Twitter: #GiveData<br />
    3. 3. We have lots of data…from local government on up… <br />
    4. 4. …about government…<br />
    5. 5. …from foundations…<br />
    6. 6. …from and about giving…<br />Join us on Twitter: #GiveData<br />
    7. 7. …data standardized and published by transparency initiatives…<br />
    8. 8. … about social enterprise + social entrepreneurs…<br />
    9. 9. …about online giving…<br />Join us on Twitter: #GiveData<br />
    10. 10. Tools that use giving platform APIs<br />Join us on Twitter: #GiveData<br />
    11. 11. The Open Philanthropy Manifesto<br />DATA TOOLS<br />Real-time data feeds from state attorneys general on nonprofit openings and closures;<br />Real time data feeds of foundation giving;<br />APIs and interoperable data structuring to allow data from online giving marketplaces;<br />Data on embedded giving, mobile giving, and giving in games and virtual worlds.<br />
    12. 12. The Open Philanthropy Manifesto<br />DATA SOURCES AND USERS (CROWDS)<br />Crowdsourcedpeer reviews of tax exempt entities;<br />Crowdsourcedcommunity needs and recommendations on social sector infrastructure;<br />Use of external expertise for developing and assessing giving strategies (peer-to-philanthropy model, adapted from peer-to-patent)<br />
    13. 13. Which comes first? <br />The data to use or uses for the data?<br />Join us on Twitter: #GiveData<br />
    14. 14. Mapping nonprofit data to promote policy change<br />
    15. 15. Leveraging data 1 x 13(One proposal, 13 applications)<br />Join us on Twitter: #GiveData<br />
    16. 16. Apps built on <br />government and <br />nonprofit data<br />Join us on Twitter: #GiveData<br />
    17. 17. Invent an app that re-invents volunteering<br />Join us on Twitter: #GiveData<br />
    18. 18. Find organizations and volunteer opportunities<br />
    19. 19. Help your kids find healthy snacks<br />Join us on <br />Twitter: <br />#GiveData<br />
    20. 20. Crowd generated maps of corruption…to help stop it<br /> and<br />Join us on Twitter: #GiveData<br />
    21. 21. Open source tools let crowds map earthquakes, <br />snowplows, and oil clean up<br />Join us on Twitter: #GiveData<br />
    22. 22. Communities that learn together<br />Join us on Twitter: #GiveData<br />
    23. 23. Communities that monitor spending<br />Join us on Twitter: #GiveData<br />
    24. 24. Communities that solve problems<br />Join us on Twitter: #GiveData<br />
    25. 25. Join us on Twitter: #GiveData<br />Communities that find information and suggest ideas<br />
    26. 26. Your turn: create a tool or community<br />YOUR APP HERE<br />Join us on <br />Twitter: <br />#GiveData<br />