Community Information Now

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Date: January 23, 2018

CI:Now awarded Santikos and SA Area Foundation grant for ARDA “backbone” staffing

CI:Now has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the John L. Santikos Charitable Foundation of the San Antonio Area Foundation to provide “backbone” staffing to the Alamo Regional Data Alliance throughout 2018. Much of CI:Now’s work will consist of staffing and facilitating the Steering Committee and Workgroups to be formed, assisting the Steering Committee in developing and launching a sustainability plan, communications and community engagement, organizing an annual convening, staffing the Steering Committee’s annual election, and overall coordination and logistical support. Thirty percent of the budget is allocated to the support of specific projects aligned with the Community Strategy.

Newsletter: new Viz-a-lyzer release, SA Area Foundation ARDA grant, financial stability data, Data Maturity Framework

CI:Now’s January 2018 newsletter includes new Viz-a-lyzer data and features, an announcement of a $100,000 San Antonio Area Foundation grant to CI:Now to provide “backbone staffing” to the Alamo Regional Data Alliance, SA2020‘s new 2017 Impact Report with data from CI:Now, a renewed partnership for CI:Now to provide data support to the SALSA collaborative, data on San Antonio families’ financial stability, and DataKind’s Data Maturity Framework project.