About Us

X4Impact Helps Leaders Make the Right Decisions on the Path to Drive Social Impact

X4Impact, part of the Giving Compass Network, is the leading Insights as a Service company for social innovation in the US. We aggregate data and insights to facilitate the understanding of the US nonprofit sector and how technology companies, private investors, philanthropists, and social innovators can support the critical missions of these organizations and build the social impact solutions of tomorrow. Use our existing collection of reports and tools, request a custom analysis, or license our data to power your software solutions & CRMs, identify funding gaps & inform your giving, and more.

Our Values

Ensure Equitable Access to Data and Tools

Equitable access to information is a vital part of providing data to spark social innovation. Making data easy to understand, comprehensive, and inclusive of a variety of sources is equally important to this effort. We organize information under one or more of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and over 75 impact areas. Learn more about our data.

Drive Collective Impact at a Systemic Level

X4Impact fosters cross sector collaboration between nonprofits, academia, governments, investors, philanthropists, and technology companies. We think about sustainability and systemic change in everything we do from the Tech Directory to our nonprofit landscapes and service desert maps. That is why we devote so much energy into highlighting how the issues addressed by the UN Sustainable Development Goals affect communities in the US. We hope to change the conversation from awareness to action. Explore all our reports and tools.

Support Technology for the Public Interest - Tech4PI

Technology for the Public Interest – #Tech4PI – is a field dedicated to leveraging technology and proven sustainability models to support social sector organizations in delivering on their missions. X4Impact provides visibility to Tech4PI solutions through our Tech for Good Directory and offers insights to leaders of these solutions to maximize their positive impact on society. Learn more about Tech4PI.

Our Impact

X4Impact Advisory Council

Our advisory council represents nonprofits, private foundations, private equity, venture capital, academia, social entrepreneurs, government, and technology leaders. Providing valuable advice on defining Technology for the Public Interest –Tech4PI principles, security standards, ethical use of AI, equitable access and more.

Learn about social innovation issues, events & opportunities, as well as recent updates, new data & reports, and Tech4Good Solutions

X4Impact in the News

X4Impact Names Top-Ranked Impact Tech Solutions

X4Impact - Jan 2023

13 Best Washington Social Entrepreneurship Companies and Startups

BestStartup - Aug 2022

X4Impact Helps Communication Disability Funder Launch New Online Service Directory

AiThority - Jul 2022

Next Level Social Impact Uses X4Impact Insights to Shape Grantmaking

X4Impact - May 2022

X4Impact is a Fast Company 2022 World Changing Idea. On Star Wars Day, May the 4th be with Social Innovators Everywhere

IQ Stock News - May 2022

A New State By State Index of the UN Sustainable Development Goals in the US is Launched

Cottrill Research - Apr 2022

X4Impact Joins Flagship Initiative of UN Sustainable Development Solution Network

Yahoo - Apr 2022

X4Impact Is a Premier Source of UN SDG Data with SDG Index Presented by Persefoni

Martech Series - Mar 2022

X4Impact Releases Sector Report On Human Services Nonprofits In The US

Cision - Feb 2022

X4Impact Names Top-Ranked Impact Tech Solutions

X4Impact – Jan 2022

X4Impact Showcases 2,000 Tech Solutions Serving the US Nonprofit Market

martechcube – Dec 2021

X4i.org Tech Directory Showcases 1,500 Solutions in $2.9T U.S. Social Impact Market

Cision – Sep 2021

Ford Foundation Fuels Tech for the Public Interest with X4Impact

The Ford Foundation – Jul 2021

Hewlett Foundation Becomes X4Impact Founding Partner

The Hewlett Foundation – Apr 2021

How Susan Koehler and Footprint are Changing the World

Medium – Feb 2021

Vulcan Inc. Continues its Support of Tech for Good Through X4Impact Founding Sponsorship

Vulcan – Dec 2020

X4Impact featured in State of AI for Nonprofit Sector Report

PwrdBy – Nov 2020

X4Impact Launches during the 2020 UN General Assembly

NextBillion – Sep 2020

How Tech Companies Can Thrive in a $2T+ Sector They Aren’t Reaching Now

WTIA – Sep 2020

New AI-powered knowledge hub to fuel social innovation

Microsoft – May 2020

X4Impact Founding Partners

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