Our Services

SAVI offers a full suite of services to help you turn data into actionable information. While our web tools make data freely available to users, we also offer data integration and analysis, custom reports and analysis, strategic planning, and training and support. We are experts in GIS and spatial analysis, and we can help you understand your community and your organiztion’s work.

Explore the services we offer below.

Support and Training

We empower local residents and organizations to use data effectively. Our team is available to host demonstrations, seminars, webinars, and other hands-on experiences. From workshops on SAVI tools to hands-on data literacy workshops, we customize each training for your needs. We also offer a regular training series on data literacy. Learn More

Thank you! This will be so helpful not only in my job, but in my work on various nonprofit boards of directors. Sarah Halter

Executive Director, Indiana Medical History Museum

Kheprw Institute Addresses Food Access Aided by SAVI

Kheprw Institute Addresses Food Access Aided by SAVI

After several groceries closed in their community, this community organization needed to understand where food access was lacking and ... read more

SAVI Equips Servant Leaders with Community Assessment Tool

SAVI Equips Servant Leaders with Community Assessment Tool

Christ Missionary Baptist Church and Unite for Change organized the Urban Servant Leadership Un-Conference in August 2017, and SAVI was read more

Analysis Reports

When you are ready to dig deeper into the data, SAVI can help you prepare in-depth reports. Using publicly available data as well as your organization’s data, we create impactful reports to provide new insights about the work you are doing and the community you serve.

The Polis Center is the first place I think of when I’m approached by someone needing specific information within a geographic area. SAVI has the most comprehensive, up-to-date, place-based information available. George Okantey

Community Development Educator, Purdue Extension, Marion County

Where Does Creating a Healthy Community Start?

Where Does Creating a Healthy Community Start?

This year, Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne will open a 2,000 square-foot greenhouse that the community can use for ... read more

WFYI’s new series, “INTERSECTIONS features powerful visualizations by SAVI

WFYI’s new series, “INTERSECTIONS features powerful visualizations by SAVI

WFYI has launced a new multimedia series, “Intersections“ that explores the complex issues that intersect some of ... read more

Talent Alliance Helps Educators Make Data-Informed Decisions

Talent Alliance Helps Educators Make Data-Informed Decisions

The Central Indiana Talent Alliance recently released its third community report card, revealing an in-depth assessment of performance ... read more

Data Integration & Analysis

When we can combine formerly disconnected data systems, new insights and analysis are possible. We have deep experience creating long-term, stable solutions to data integration and transformation. From the data architecture to the analysis and vizualization, we create meaning from the overwhelming amount of data available.

By working with SAVI, we can…identify areas that have need, connect them with the information they’re calling about or services in the community, and then start to look at what services the human service network provides for that area. Demetrius Glover

Former VP of Strategic Information, United Way of Central Indiana

SAVI creates powerful tools to quantify and help prevent domestic violence

SAVI creates powerful tools to quantify and help prevent domestic violence

Domestic violence records are scattered across various parts of the criminal-justice system, which makes accurate records difficult to ... read more

The Crucial Role of Data in Improving Public Health

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 ... read more

Web-Based Decision Support Tools

As one of the country’s first public online tools for community data, SAVI is a leader in creating web tools that don’t just show community-level data, but present information in context. By balancing a simple user experience and analytical power, we have created award winning web tools to support community development, non-profits, education initiatives, and more.

Having tools like SAVI, we can hold ourselves accountable to the goals we’re setting, and we can prove that we’re doing what we say we’re going to do. Joe Backe

Communications Manager, EmployIndy

SAVI creates powerful tools to quantify and help prevent domestic violence

SAVI creates powerful tools to quantify and help prevent domestic violence

Domestic violence records are scattered across various parts of the criminal-justice system, which makes accurate records difficult to ... read more

Using SAVI to save jurors—and the city—time and money

Using SAVI to save jurors—and the city—time and money

The low response rate to jury summonses has high costs for the city, both financially and in terms of lost productivity. Indianapolis ... read more

Tiny budget, big results: How SAVI helps create better public-health outcomes

Tiny budget, big results: How SAVI helps create better public-health outcomes

The Marion County Public Health Department has limited resources to fight the spread of infectious diseases. Melissa Titus uses SAVI to read more

Strategic Data Consulting

When it is time to turn information into action, SAVI can help guide strategic decision making processes. From analysis to stakeholder and community engagement, SAVI has deep experience in strategic planning, community needs assesments, and other data-informed decisions.

Hunger is a major issue for Americans, because 1 in 6 are food insecure. A multitude of people and organizations are responding. Systems level thinking is crucial, however, if these efforts are going to meet all of the need. A data-based approach is essential, and SAVI can help organizations and communities make much better informed decisions. Dave Miner

Chairperson, Indy Hunger Network

Breaking the cycle: How data-informed support for low-income mothers helps children excel

Breaking the cycle: How data-informed support for low-income mothers helps children excel

Poverty has profound effects on the social, emotional, and intellectual development of children from low-income homes. Goodwill of ... read more

SAVI helps healthcare providers target root causes of illness

SAVI helps healthcare providers target root causes of illness

Knowing which people will benefit most from supportive services could maximize the benefits of a “social determinants” approach to ... read more

Indianapolis Business Journal draws on SAVI to chronicle city’s “two realities”

Indianapolis Business Journal draws on SAVI to chronicle city’s “two realities”

In “One City, Worlds Apart,” IBJ aims to illustrate the problem of inequality by focusing on how it shapes one particular city. SAVI is read more