Introducing the Giving Graph
As our online actions and behaviors become more and more integrated through the social graph and interest graph, there are opportunities for the nonprofit sector to mine that data and connect people and organizations for giving. The Case Foundation is exploring the idea of a "Giving Graph," by taking the current data collected on Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks and online platforms, and providing opportunities to make giving an everyday behavior for billions of online users. Some nonprofits have implemented donation features on Facebook, but imagine if the volunteering, and moments of good, and the donations are all connected in a way that inspires collective action -- all in the places where people are already spending their time and sharing information about their lives. We would also invite representatives from groups like Volunteer Match, Points of Light, Facebook, and more to be a part of the discussion.