In this December 2023 session, Data For Good Calgary hosted Marc LePage, an experienced data professional, who shared how non-profit organizations can use data in their grant applications.
Are you passionate about driving a positive impact in our community using data? Modern grantors increasingly value evidence-backed proposals that leverage data-driven insights to address societal challenges. Whether advocating for a community project, a research endeavor, or a non-profit initiative, incorporating data into your grant application enhances credibility and demonstrates a strategic approach.
Grant applications are a discipline of their own. It is easy to lose momentum or even miss a deadline without data available. After being approved, there are often obligations to report on the impact of the initiative or event.
An overview for approaching these challenges includes:
Applying data management principles can make the most of limited resources and leave more time to focus on the goals & strategy behind applications.
Speaker's Bio: Guest speaker, Marc LePage, is an experienced data professional who helped participants understand how to help non-profit organizations use data in their grant applications. Marc is a CDMP-certified data professional with 12 years of BI experience specializing in Reporting and Data Migration. He is also a board member of a local community association and has experience working with non-profit organizations.
About Data for Good: Data For Good YYC is a collective of volunteer do-gooders who want to use their powers for good to help make our communities better through data. We help non-profit and social organizations harness the power of their data through analytics and visualizations to leverage their impact in the community.