On Our Radar - May 10

Great resources and ideas from around the web, updated weekly.

  • State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey via Nonprofit Finance Fund: The 2018 survey results are now live.  NFF surveyed ~3400 nonprofit leaders and made the results available in both a summary report and survey analyzer that enables examination and filtering of the full data sets.
  • How Boosting Education Research Could Revolutionize US Schooling via SSIR: Robert Balfanz discusses the evidence hurdles making it difficult to respond to ESSA mandates to make evidence-based improvements to low-performing schools.
  • Blunt Talk, Sharp Thinking via Leap Ambassadors: An in-depth profile of the Mulago Foundation and its approach to funding for impact. Some great lessons here!
  • Top 16 Qualitative Data Analysis Software in 2018 via Predictive Analytics Today: a nice walk-through of qualitative data analysis offerings-- tools that help with “qualitative research such as transcription analysis, coding and text interpretation, recursive abstraction, content analysis and discourse analysis.”