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Change Lab™ is an EdTech company that provides innovative and unique educational courses and experiences for the nonprofit industry. The concept began in earnest in 2016 through the lens and learning experiences of a team of development professionals in Boston and California, to whom I will forever be grateful. All I knew was that I wanted everyone to love fundraising and nonprofits as much as I did. I knew then that as the demand for education was exploding, it was clear that what any of us offered was, at best, stagnant – full of lectures, slides, books, and videos. The research into the retention rate of 15% for that model was shocking.
The best learning, we knew, was one-on-one with a great boss and/or mentor. Unfortunately, they are often few and far between. Educational methods needed an overhaul. As we talked and talked it became clear that what we wanted was to bring technology to a vastly underserved nonprofit sector. Ideas began to emerge, retention was suddenly at 80%+, talent was tapped and voila, we were in the educational gamification business.
We took our many years of nonprofit experience and brought forward what our shared learning told us: creating better fundraising and management outcomes for nonprofit organizations requires education that actually sticks and can be made available to all. It’s that simple.
Change Lab is designed to re-cast the net and gather those pearls of learning that will make all the difference to nonprofit staff, board and volunteers. The thinking courses as I call them, as well as the interactivity, allow us to teach by doing, not by telling. And, by the way, it’s fun. At the Intermediate level, a coach is available to help with implementation back at the ranch.
Our story will launch in mid 2021, when we bring our first course online at . Pretty thrilling.
Nancy Brimhall, Founder