Giving Compass’ Take:
• Feedback Labs details a platform called Makerble, which aims to accelerate social change by making it easier for nonprofits to track, measure, and report on their impact.
• What can we learn from Makerable’s model for presenting nonprofit data like a social network? The low barrier to entry and ease of sharing outcomes are two features that seem most intriguing.
With hundreds of thousands of effective nonprofits doing good work, how do you decide where to invest your support? More often than not dollars are funneled to the few organizations that have gotten good publicity, a recognizable name, or where donors have a “good hunch” about the organization.
Makerble is a platform which aims to do just that: it accelerates social change by making it easier for nonprofits to track, measure, and report on their impact. How could data be input as stories? How can those stories be turned into a larger, public-facing or donor-facing narrative?
As the team works to develop the next iteration of the tool, LabStorm attendees came up with a few key concepts to guide Makerble’s design towards effectively enabling nonprofits to optimize and promote their impact:
- Easy onboarding.
- Know your audience.
- Highlight success stories on any scale.
Read the full article about what an impact ecosystem looks like by Matt Kepple at Feedback Labs.
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