DataArts, formerly known as the Cultural Data Project, seeks to strengthen the nonprofit arts and cultural sector's vitality, performance, and public impact by equipping organizations to collect, learn from, and use data effectively. Its flagship service, The Cultural Data Profile, is used annually by thousands of cultural nonprofits to report their financial and programmatic information. In 2016, DataArts received a Center Advancement grant to develop a new, user-friendly technology platform that will enhance and streamline its data collection and analysis tools.
A new technology platform will enhance and streamline DataArts' data collection and analysis tools, used nationally by thousands of cultural nonprofits to drive data-informed decision-making. The user-friendly platform will support the organization's new business model by helping customers input and leverage information more easily, lowering costs to users, and establishing a path for DataArts to become the standard for data collection in the nonprofit cultural sector. Formerly known as the Cultural Data Project, DataArts seeks to strengthen the sector's vitality, performance, and public impact by equipping organizations to collect, learn from, and use data effectively. [fn]Advancement grants were awarded from 2014 through 2017.[/fn]