“Hi Siri – what’s the weather today?”
“Okay Google, is there life on Mars?”
“Alexa, add toothpaste to my cart.”
It is hard to argue that data and technology have not fundamentally changed our day-to-day lives, in many ways for the better. Therefore, the growing application of data in the social sector has created general excitement across various stakeholders – government officials, service providers, and philanthropic partners. From assessing policy decisions to determining resource allocations, the use of data and evaluation is slowly becoming the norm rather than the exception.
Third Sector is pleased to announce it has been awarded $247,375 to improve community health from the Blue Shield Foundation of California’s Exploring the Value of Prevention grant. Third Sector with our partner, the California Accountable Communities for Health Initiative (CACHI), received funding to develop financing strategies to benefit multi-sector partnerships that improve community health. This funding brings together two leading organizations in their respective fields to collaborate on the pressing need to leverage siloed public funding streams. The project is one of sixteen that has received support to focus