MEDIA ALERT: GuideStar Hosts Free Webinar on Using Data to Drive Your Nonprofit's Growth and Measure Success

Release date: September 22, 2010

What: Please join us for the free webinar, "7 Steps for Data-Driven Decision Making."

Who: Host: GuideStar USA, Inc. – the leading source of nonprofit information
Speaker: Sacha Litman, Founder and Principal Consultant, Measuring Success
Moderator: José Fernández, Director, GuideStar Exchange
Attendees: Nonprofit Professionals

Live Tweeting Encouraged: @GuideStarUSA encourages you to connect with other webinar participants, submit your questions to the host and speaker, and follow the online conversation by live tweeting using the identifier #7steps.

Where: Space is limited! Register online today by visiting, clicking on "GuideStar Webinars," and then "Register Now."

When: Wednesday, September 29, 2010
1:00-2:00 p.m. ET

Why: This GuideStar-hosted free webinar features Measuring Success founder and principal consultant Sacha Litman, a national expert on nonprofit project management and strategy, quantitative modeling and data analysis, and process improvement and financial sustainability. Sacha will introduce nonprofit professionals to:

  • Proven techniques on how to move from anecdotal to data-driven decision making and steer your organization to success.
  • Insights on how to focus your limited organizational time and energies on the issues that are supported by data instead of anecdotes.
  • Techniques for using data to track and measure progress over time, report impact to stakeholders, and manage toward success.

Using cases from real Measuring Success clients, learn why what gets measured gets done and how to use the power of data to your organization's benefit. There will be a brief question and answer session at the end of the webinar.

About GuideStar

GuideStar, premier source of nonprofit data-connects people and organizations with information on the programs and finances of more than 1.8 million IRS-recognized nonprofits. GuideStar serves a wide audience inside and outside the nonprofit sector, including individual donors, nonprofit leaders, grantmakers, government officials, academic researchers, and the media.

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