How “Big Data” on the Nonprofit Sector can Spur Innovation, Knowledge, and Accountability

January 29, 2013

Discussion to be live streamed


Jonathan Greenblatt, special assistant to President Obama and director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation,
Cindy Lott, senior counsel of the National State Attorneys General Program
Darin McKeever, deputy director at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Stacy Palmer, editor of The Chronicle of Philanthropy.
Moderator: Jane Wales, vice president of Philanthropy and Society at the Aspen Institute

What: Release of a new Aspen Institute-commissioned research study Information for Impact: Liberating Nonprofit Sector Data conducted by Drs. Beth Noveck, former director of the White House Open Government Initiative, and Daniel Goroff who helped establish the Interagency Task Force on Smart Disclosure. The research recommends ways to improve public access to information on the nonprofit sector. Additionally, nonprofit researchers and data providers will demonstrate new web tools that use Form 990 data to reveal funding trends, map community problems and resources, and analyze nonprofit finances.
When: Thursday, January 31, 2013,11:30 am-2:00 pm

The Aspen Institute

One DuPont Circle NW, Suite 700

Washington, DC 20036

RSVP: To attend while in Washington DC, please notify the Aspen Institute at or (202) 736-2500.
Web Viewing: The live steam will start at approximately 12:10pm. Please tune in at


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