When we "assume digital," we recognize that the data sources for understanding how people use money to support change are quite numerous. In addition to making sense of formally reported information from organizations, we should look to the platforms that move the money to better understand how and where people put their money where their values are.
Here's the opportunity I think we have:
So the question is - can we ask new questions and find new answers by analyzing data from credit card transactions, social media platforms, payment processors, AND officially reported data from government agencies to understand how we actually put our money to work for the things we care about?
And what does it look like around the world? Here's info from one platform in China:
Millions of people giving with a single shake of their phone.
"We need to ask new questions" (@afine)