Social Science Research Institutes

Nonprofit Knowledge Works Inc.

Independent Analysis for Informed Decisions in Southeast Louisiana

aka The Data Center

New Orleans, LA

Mission

The Data Center, a product of Nonprofit Knowledge Works, makes informed decisions possible. The Data Center helps build communities that are both prosperous and inclusive in three ways. First, we gather data from multiple, established sources. Then, we analyze that data by connecting the dots to identify the latest demographic, economic, quality of life, and sustainability trends. Finally, we put our findings in the hands of community leaders, policy makers, journalists and the general public to develop a common understanding and to lay a solid foundation for sustainable solutions.

Ruling Year

1998

Executive Director

Mr. Lamar M. Gardere

Main Address

1515 Poydras Street Suite 1240

New Orleans, LA 70112 USA

Keywords

Research and data analysis

EIN

72-1400841

 Number

2909002986

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Population Studies Demographics (includes Geography) (V25)

Interdisciplinary Research (V30)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Our programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

New Orleans Neighborhood Data

Who Lives in New Orleans and Metro Parishes

Katrina-related Data

The New Orleans Index at Ten

The New Orleans Youth Index

The Coastal Index

The New Orleans Prosperity Index: Tricentennial Edition

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Financials

Nonprofit Knowledge Works Inc.

Fiscal year: Jul 01 - Jun 30

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Operations

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Board Leadership Practices

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Yes

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Yes

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

No

Organizational Demographics

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Gender

Sexual Orientation

This organization reports that it does not collect this information for Board Members, Senior Staff, Full-Time Staff and Part-Time Staff.

Disability

This organization reports that it does not collect this information for Board Members, Senior Staff, Full-Time Staff and Part-Time Staff.

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