Andrew Ridgewell on GIS and Grantmaking, Somerset CF

In this online discussion, which took place on May 24th, 2019 - Andrew Ridgewell talked about shared knowledge and lessons learned on using GIS to analyse Grantmaking. View the video. Some highlights:

Andy and Steve shared notes on how 360GIving Insights provides different perspectives on their grantmaking data.

Andy walked us through 5 maps that has helped Somerset Community Foundations and also talked about using the open source QGIS, and proprietary Carto, GIS packages.

Andy also mentioned how he has taught himself how to use this packages, by mostly using online materials.

We also got into different ways to collect data from grantees, include video generated by grantees - and also the diversity of ways to collect data.

And then also, what do you do when you realise that displaying data on a map is not enough.