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Act on Your Mission

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Advance your work with maps and spatial analysis

A geographic approach to mission-driven planning considers all relevant information in the context of location to find trends, model solutions, and support strategic decisions. This approach supports long-term goals and day-to-day management with dynamic maps and spatial analysis tools that accelerate action. Use GIS to enrich market research, field operations, communications, public engagement, and effectiveness across the organization.

Enrich strategic planning with GIS to achieve goals faster

View data through a geographic lens

Most data has a location component. Use ArcGIS to leverage data and analytics and optimize program delivery. Identify your community's pressing needs and create web-based maps to showcase and visualize potential adjustments.

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Enhance performance with reliable data

Support accurate data collection with real-time data management tools that streamline operations. Use that data to monitor and adjust daily workflows, from managing volunteer contributions to conducting donor profile research and ensuring staff effectiveness. Replace static reports with real-time dashboards to promote accountability and reliability.

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Use demographic data to strengthen outreach

Location data is essential to assessing the status, wants, and needs of communities. ArcGIS provides the tools to assess resources and constraints and reveal opportunities to improve strategic business plans and service delivery.

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Show progress toward goals with dynamic maps

ArcGIS allows you to easily organize data into dashboards, infographics, and apps that improve presentations to donors and community stakeholders. Regulate how volunteers and community champions digitally submit input for future programming to help the organization reach its full potential.

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Volunteer creates a public monitoring tool

A Surfrider Foundation volunteer created a hub site to identify locations for beach cleanup efforts and engage the public as oil washed ashore.

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Esri Nonprofit Organization Program

The Esri Nonprofit Organization Program provides nonprofit organizations with low-cost access to GIS software, training, content, and other resources. Join a vibrant community of nonprofits around the globe working to create a better world.

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