too much data ··· too little sensemaking
We help you tell the story of your impact.
Because a report
no one else reads
will never change
the world ···
You have a gazillion slides and a repository of PDFs that sit like trophies on the shelf. Like most foundations and large nonprofits, you can become deluged in data and thus, overwhelmed by the vast insights and reports at your fingertips.
Despite years of institutional experience, no one person knows what it all means or how to use it to improve your organization. Worse, you are missing the chance to advance the field.
Interactive Impact Labs aims to help social-sector organizations make meaning of their quantitative and qualitative data to develop a narrative that ···
We help you consolidate the institutional learnings that exist among various silos or that can get lost between grassroots staff and program owners.
The last few years have been a watershed moment for racial justice—making clear which organizations are allied for the long haul, and who is willing to building the internal infrastructure to transform old structures.
We can help arrange your data measurements around the indicators that will actually make a difference to your work.
A report on the shelf is inherently opaque; a wall of text and a mountain of charts only buries insights, not surfaces them.
Together we shape your narrative in a way that the public can engage with. Visually. With clarity.
ii Labs is a consultancy for data storytelling & organizational learning.
Theory of Change/Action
For foundations & large nonprofits:
Are you sunsetting an initiative or program ···
and wondering how to best showcase its impact and lessons learned? To distill insights, data, and learning for your organization, grantee partners, and the field?
IMPLEMENT A THEORY OF CHANGE
Are you launching a new initiative or program ···
and want to track ongoing progress and learning, in a way that rapidly informs future decisions and aids in future reporting?
Are you getting requests for greater transparency and accountability?
These pressures may come from staff, Board, or grantee partners, at the same time that expectations of shared learnings is increasing from the broader sector.
Are you setting a more intentional focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion?
In addition to management goals, we are in a new era of rightful pressures from staff, Boards, and the public for meaningful results, not simply goal stating.
Our co-founders ···
as we muse on the challenges of the digital world and the philanthropic sector.