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We take a lot of pride in helping organizations stay relevant through strategic thinking and informed decision making.

When we help you understand what’s trending in your community, you can better build capacity, grow programs and increase accessibility.

Click the story headlines below to read case studies on how SAVI has helped organizations from various sectors better serve their communities.

Posted by saviadmin on Jul 29, 2015

The Crucial Role of Data in Improving Public Health

It’s a common question: Where should public health departments allocate their limited resources to address the most pressing health issues?

The Polis Center, the Regenstrief Institute, the IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health, and the Marion County Public Health Department have embarked on a project to help answer this question. Funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, this innovative method for using health data could change the way decisions are made by public health professionals.

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Posted by saviadmin on Jan 6, 2015

SAVI Planning Powers Northside Mission Ministry’s Impact

INDIANAPOLIS – Second Presbyterian Church in Indianapolis wanted to be sure.


The church community had long felt that its Northside Mission Ministry was positively impacting Washington Township, but could anything more be done, any additional resources leveraged?

With help from SAVI, NMM identified needs down to the street level to reveal gaps and identify the crucial unmet needs in their community: housing, utilities assistance, food and clothing assistance. Leveraging its SAVI data, NMM was empowered to build a broad coalition of service providers in the township that is now working to meet these needs.

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