Summer of Maps 2016: Nonprofit Applications Opening Soon

Summer of Maps 2016: Nonprofit Applications Opening Soon

Applications will soon be open for nonprofits seeking a spatial analysis services grant through the Summer of Maps program.  Summer of Maps offers fellowships to student spatial analysts to perform geographic data analysis for nonprofit organizations.  The program matches nonprofit organizations that have spatial analysis and visualization needs with talented students to implement projects over a three-month period during the summer.

What benefits do nonprofit organizations receive?

  • Pro-bono services from a talented student analyst to geographically analyze and visualize your data
  • Visualization of data in new ways and combination of data with other demographic and geographic data to develop new observations
  • High quality maps that can be used to support your mission, make a case to funders, or support new initiatives

If you are a nonprofit organization and have a project you would like to see implemented, please sign up for an alert as soon as the applications are open.   Nonprofits can check out the finalist organization proposals from 2015 for inspiration.  Keep in mind that students will be selecting from the finalist projects so identifying a project that is interesting and engaging is key in having your project be selected.  If you are a student, stay tuned – applications will open in late February 2016 – or sign up for notifications.

To learn more about Azavea Summer of Maps check out the web site and get additional information on:

We love this program, but we can’t do it alone.  If you are interested in sponsoring the Summer of Maps program, please be in touch.