Introducing: Nonprofit Impact Strategy. by Drew Reynolds

Introducing: Nonprofit Impact Strategy.

The comprehensive program for nonprofit professionals looking to use data to demonstrate impact. Sign up today for updates on registration and access to pre-launch webinars. Online course and program begins Mar 11, 2019.

By the end of this program, you will be able to:

  • Develop a Nonprofit Impact Plan articulating a theory of change to inspire your funders
  • Outline a custom-built Data Strategy to collect and analyze data at your organization to measure for impact
  • Draft a Completed Grant Proposal that makes a compelling case for funding your organization
  • Create a rock-star Elevator Pitch that communicates the urgency of your cause area and how you plan to make an impact
  • Compose a Thought-Leadership Piece that will help you be seen as a leader in your cause area

What people say about working with Drew

"Drew has helped A Child's Place establish a new culture around data. He was able to help us develop a theory of change that will be the cornerstone for our work." 
Shantiqua Neely, A Child's Place, Charlotte NC
"...[He] has helped clarify how our community-based prevention efforts address the root causes of substance use problems among Latino youth."
Jessica Montana, Center for Prevention Services, Charlotte, NC

Meet Drew Reynolds

Drew Reynolds has 10 years of experience working in and with nonprofits.  He has successfully helped nonprofit organizations use data to demonstrate impact.

While Drew works with all nonprofits, he also has expertise in the areas of:
  • Education and schools
  • Early childhood development 
  • Housing and homelessness
  • Youth prevention, substance use, and behavioral health
  • Services for immigrant and refugee children and families
Drew is a former faculty member at the UNC Charlotte School of Social Work and has taught courses in face-to-face, hybrid, and online settings.

Common Good Data

Drew started Common Good Data to help nonprofits use data to demonstrate impact. Watch this video to learn more about his approach. 
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Fan of the Toolkit?

Nonprofit Impact Strategy gives you the opportunity to take what you have learned through the Nonprofit Impact Toolkit and put it into action at your nonprofit. Get expert 1-on-1 feedback from Impact Coach Drew Reynolds and take actionable steps to transform your nonprofit into a data-driven organization.
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Mission and Values

This program isn't just another online course or business - it is part of our goal to energize the nonprofits sector to bring about the Common Good through the use of data-driven decision-making. So bring your social causes to the table - we'll help you make them happen. Because we want to make the world a better place, too. 

Program Outline

This program begins on Monday, March 11, 2019, and will continue for seven weeks. Each week, you'll learn new strategies to drive impact at your nonprofit: 

  • Module 1: What is Data Driven-Decision-Making? 
  • Module 2: Engage the public: What problem are you trying to solve?
  • Module 3: Explain how your organization works: Developing your theory of change
  • Module 4: Design for data: Creating a strategy for measuring program impact
  • Module 5: Inspire funders: Writing the rock-solid grant proposal
  • Module 6: Make your case: Creating your elevator pitch
  • Module 7: Shape conversation: Thought Leadership for the impact nonprofit 

Each week, you will have access to short videos, quick slide-decks, applicable outlines, and straightforward templates, and other learning materials to guide you through a step-by-step process. You'll also complete short action items that will help you put into practice everything you've learned at your nonprofit - all designed to fit the schedule of busy professionals.

This is not like your typical online courses and grad school programs. There are no long lectures and no theoretical assignments. It's about implementing quick day-to-day actions that will enhance your capacity to drive impact at your nonprofit.

You will also have direct access to Nonprofit Impact Coach Drew Reynolds who will provide feedback and guidance throughout the course. This includes: 
  • Two 1-on-1 phone call meetings
  • Exclusive LIVE weekly webinar meetups (recorded if you can't make it)
  • Direct access to Drew via email 
  • Feedback on action items from both Drew and other course community members 

You shouldn't have to go it alone! Join this program and get connected to other nonprofit professionals building a community committed to nonprofit impact. 

Ready to Dive In?

Sign up at the top of this page to be the first to know when the program will go live. When you sign up you will also have access to pre-program launch webinars, exclusive free impact materials, and (who knows?!) news on deals and promo codes to get the best bang for your buck. You'll have a chance to reserve your seat in the course when it is opened for registration.

Helping nonprofits use data for social impact.

Solve complex social problems and secure funding for your nonprofit through data-driven decision-making.


Who is this program for?

This course is for nonprofit professionals interested in improving their organization's capacity for data-driven decision-making and impact. The course uses many examples in the areas of education, social work, health/mental health, and human services, but the process learned here can be applied to any nonprofit looking to improve the wellbeing of individuals and communities. 

What's the time committment?

This course was designed for most nonprofit professionals to fit into their busy lives - about 3-6 hours per week. For some, it may take a little more than 6 hours.

What tech do I need?

Can you buy shoes online and watch Youtube or Netflix? Then you should be set!

Do you have a guarantee?

Yes! You are welcome to purchase the course and try it out risk-free for 14 days. This will give you a chance to complete the first two modules and get a sense if the course is a good fit for you. If it turns out it was a bad fit, we'll refund you 100%. After 14 days, no refunds will be awarded.