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Q4 2023 DataCamp Donates Digest

Education changes lives. As we face a future defined by data and AI, discover how the broader #DCDonates impact has helped turn potential into progress on a truly global scale.
Jan 2024

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After DataCamp Donates completed its fourth calendar year, 95,000 scholarships were delivered to underprivileged individuals and nonprofit admins around the world. Combined with DataCamp Classrooms, over 1 million teachers, students, and people in need have received free Premium DataCamp scholarships. But this isn’t just about big numbers. It also isn't just about access to education. It's about igniting potential, transforming lives, and building a brighter future, one data skill at a time.

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Quantitative Analysis of Q4 2023

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Over 5,000 scholarships soared through the airwaves of Q4, landing in the eager hands of learners across 65 partner organizations. This wasn't just any quarter—it was a record-shattering whirlwind, marking the largest partnership surge in #DCDonates history. And get this: we also received a flood of applications, breaking our previous record for partnership interest.

But these numbers only tell half the story. What truly inspires us is seeing these scholarships provide the necessary spark to turn potential into progress, with over 91% already being used. We're laser-focused on ensuring every scholarship reaches the right hands, empowering deserving learners who might otherwise be left behind.

Speaking of empowerment, Q4 also witnessed a renewed wave of partnership loyalty. Twenty returning organizations embarked on their second, third, and fourth years with us—a testament to the impact we're making together. Our constant program evolution empowers our partners to help more people more effectively.

A Catalyst for 600+ Tangible Quality-of-Life Improvements

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The numbers paint a powerful picture. Driving a 91% adoption rate on our Q4 donations, our partners are doing a fantastic job of picking the most eligible individuals and motivating them to start their data journeys.

But even more gratifying is that #DCDonates learners reported over 600 success stories in Q4 2024 alone, the most in a single quarter. From securing full-time jobs to getting their work published, our scholars are etching their own remarkable success stories, like Bukola, a Wentors scholar from Nigeria:

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These success stories refer to professional achievements racked up outside the DataCamp platform. On DataCamp itself, over 200 scholars received associate and professional Certifications last quarter and joined our Certified Community, opening countless doors to potential employers, all for free!

Have you achieved professional success after utilizing DataCamp Donates? Share your inspiring story with us by completing this form, and you could be featured in a future post! Your privacy is paramount to us, and we will never share any personal information without your explicit consent.

Vision for Q1 2024: Empowering Latin America

Our Q4 2024 partners serve disadvantaged learners worldwide, but here are the countries where most of the 5,000+ new DataCamp Donates Scholars live: Afghanistan, Algeria, Belgium, Brazil, Egypt, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Israel, Malawi, Malaysia, Morocco, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Palestinian Territory, Peru, the Philippines, Switzerland, South Korea, Tunisia, Ukraine, the UK, and the USA.

We're not resting on our laurels. Q1 2024 marks a rejuvenated focus on Latin America, where underprivileged individuals face immense challenges. Since the most popular data and AI coding languages are built on English, people living in Latin American countries, where typically less than a third of the population speak it, need extra support to contribute and thrive in these massive but relatively nascent industries.

That’s one reason why our Product team is hard at work on translating our most popular content into Spanish. We’re also expanding our existing partnerships with LATAM nonprofits and are actively searching for additional established NGOs in the region to partner with. Apply for the Q1 2024 cohort and become a catalyst for change in your community!

Application Deadline for Q1 2024 Extended!

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Empower your community with the gift of data literacy! The deadline to apply for the Q1 2024 cohort of DataCamp Donates has been extended to February 14, giving you more time to join our mission to bridge the global skills gap.

Are you a non-profit, grassroots organization, or student society? We're looking for passionate partners committed to equipping underprivileged individuals with the tools they need to thrive in the tech-driven world.=

The DataCamp Donates Advantage

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DataCamp Donates is not a cash scholarship; it’s something even more vital: we equip our learners with a comprehensive curriculum and toolkit for success. Here's what awaits your community completely for free:

More than just resources, we offer a partnership:

  • Join forces with a leader in data education: Partner with DataCamp, a trusted name in the field, and leverage our expertise to make a real difference.
  • Contribute to a more equitable future: Help bridge the digital divide and create a world where everyone can succeed in the data-driven economy.
  • Witness life-changing transformations: See firsthand how your efforts empower individuals to break free from poverty and unemployment cycles, building brighter futures for themselves and their families.

Investing just 15-45 minutes in your application can unlock a world of possibilities for your community. Don't miss this chance to be a catalyst for change – apply for DataCamp Donates Q1 2024 today!

Become a DataCamp Donates Partner

"Our mission at Women in Data is to increase diversity in data careers. DataCamp Donates plays an essential role in our education pillar, and we’re very grateful for this partnership." — Sadie St. Lawrence, Founder and CEO

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