PolicyWise and the Centre for Child Well-Being (Mount Royal University) recently completed a Calgary Foundation supported project in collaboration with six community-based organizations: Calgary Food Bank, Families Matter, SouthWest Community Resource Centre, Calgary Counselling Centre, Sunrise Community Link Resource Centre, and the Calgary Urban Project Society (CUPS).
The objective of the Calgary Thrives project was to identify and address barriers to data-driven collaboration. By building trust between the organizations involved, we were able to:
Calgary Thrives became a precedent for further data sharing initiatives in the sector. These initiatives will build upon the success of Calgary Thrives and provide more insight into how better to serve vulnerable populations in the not-for-profit sector.
Click here to read the final report for the Calgary Thrives project.
Download the Calgary Thrives infographic here.
The Collaborative Data Linkage Project is a partnership between PolicyWise and C5, a collaboration between five community-based agencies:
The Collaborative Data Linkage Project is partially funded by the Stollery Charitable Foundation, Don & Joan Stanley Family Fund through Edmonton Community Foundation, and PolicyWise. The project will take place from November 1, 2018 to March 31, 2020.
The Collaborative Data Linkage Project aims to link and integrate data between the C5 agencies to enable closer integration of decision making, service evaluation, and planning. PolicyWise and C5 agencies will investigate the type of data collected by the agencies to assess how data can be anonymously linked and shared. To investigate the potential of linking and integrating data, we will:
Download the PolicyWise-C5 infographic here.
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