Impact Mapper [māp -er] An individual or organization working to translate data into useful information through data discovery, consolidation, transformation, and visualization.

Mapping the Mappers (MtM) is a network of impact mappers that raises awareness of global impact mapping efforts, identifies opportunities for mapping coordination, and creates the foundation for data-driven collaboration that benefits the entire impact ecosystem.

The MtM network provides a space for members to share best practices and gain industry-level perspectives. and Tendrel have partnered to offer this program as a public good to data-focused organizations.


Upcoming In-Person Event

Connect with fellow Mappers at our upcoming event in Minneapolis, MN: "Mapping the Mappers: Sharing Data for a Better World."


Best Practices Bulletin

Curated community listserv where requests, opportunities, blog content, and best practices are shared with peers.

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Collective Impact Projects

Peer working groups, focused on creating network resources, field-wide solutions, and tools for the mapper community.


"We are the sum average of our network. It's critical to know who is doing the work and how we are respectively approaching the work, so that we have a fuller perspective of our ecosystem tapestry. This mutually beneficial exchange of data and methodology opens up opportunities for learning, sharing."

Elaine RasmussenCEO, Social Impact Strategies Group, CIP Leader and Participant

"Mapping the Mappers is creating the space for organizations and individuals to collaborate on projects aimed at understanding how information and capital flow through the existing systems."

Alex WatersCIP Leader and Participant