From Civil Society
Charities have set out plans for data collective that would join up information about the sector to help people make better informed decisions.
Fifteen organisations, including The Catalyst, NCVO and 360Giving, have signed-up to the idea that would entail conscious and coordinated effort by a group of those with expertise in gathering and using data in the charity sector to make it easier for others to use.
They say the sector must better understand the current and emerging needs of individuals and communities during the crisis, what services are being delivered to help meet those needs, whether those services are effective and how the lockdown has financially impacted people and the organisations that serve them.
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