In this issue the learn about the value of "thick data" vs "thin data" and the US government's "Lean Start Up Philosophy". The Foundation Center and OECD team up to make funding data available and 4 open data roles for government are highlighted while the US Senate approves the DATA Act.
This is the first post in a series of roundups on fund development. In this week’s digest, we take a look into USAID’s new program geared towards resilience in crisis prone areas, the continued aid funding fall out for Rwanda, as well as new funding for AIDs relief. Finally, find out how the new U.S. fiscal cliff tax laws will affect nonprofit funding.