Civic Support Enterprise

By providing publicly accessible tools to access, understand, and analyze neighborhood data, the Neighborhood Data for Social Change (NDSC) platform deepens Angelenos’ engagement with their communities to help improve local policies and programs. 

The Neighborhood Data for Social Change (NDSC) platform is proud to launch the new Civic Support Enterprise. As part of this project, we will partner with Los Angeles County housing and community development organizations to provide pro bono data support services such as rapid response research, data analyses, and custom visualization development, helping social innovators better plan and implement programs, fundraise, and communicate the impact of their work. 

Since 2017, the Neighborhood Data for Social Change (NDSC) platform has operated through generous sponsorships and philanthropic funds. With the launch of the NDSC Civic Support Enterprise, NDSC will expand its operating model to include a more expansive range of mission-driven revenue models, including philanthropic support, subsidized consultations, and market-rate fees for service. Through the NDSC Civic Support Enterprise, we will fulfill our mission to provide social innovators with the local data needed to pilot, evaluate, and scale innovative new approaches to improving quality of life in for residents across Los Angeles County.


 

APPLICATION DETAILS

To apply, please respond to the following questions in no more than one page single spaced. You may send your project applications to Elly Schoen, Neighborhood Data for Social Change Project Manager, at ebschoen@usc.edu. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. We will reach out to schedule a time to discuss your idea(s) further after receiving submitted applications.

  1. Name of organization
  2. Contact information for organization’s staff point person
  3. Organizational mission and/or brief description of organization
  4. Proposed project details, if known
  5. Why are you seeking this support?

COMPLETED PROJECTS

Ellis Act Evictions in the Slauson Corridor

Created for the South LA Climate Commons

Small Business Lending Inequities During COVID-19

Created for the Los Angeles Local Development Corporation (LDC)

Landlord/Tenant Disputes in the City of LA

Created for the LA Renters Right to Counsel Coalition

Risk Factors for Recidivism

Created for the Office of Diversion & Re-Entry

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