QDR for Non-Profits

Qualitative data management and sharing for non-profits

We help research-intensive non-profits to increase their impact, comply with funder mandates, and improve internal workflows by better managing and sharing their qualitative data.

You may benefit from QDR's services if

your organization collects qualitative data as part of its research or advocacy and

  • You would like to increase your impact by sharing data but are not sure where, how, and how to do so in an ethical and legal way, or
  • Your activities are funded by an organization mandating data sharing and you are looking for advice on sharing qualitative data, or
  • You are looking to better manage qualitative data in your internal workflows, whether the data will later be shared or not

What QDR offers

  • We curate your data and store them for the long run in our NSF-funded, CoreTrustSeal certified repository. Our curators, themselves qualitative researchers, will help you share data safely.
  • We will provide training and consultation on managing qualitative data, designed for your organization's needs (remote or in-person). Save time and resources by using best data practices from the start.
  • We will help you develop custom templates and workflows to establish and sustain transparent research practices for qualitative data within your organization.


  • 1-day customized training — US$1,000 + travel
  • Curation and long-term storage of one qualitative data project — US$500
  • Data management and sharing consultation — US$150/h

Custom packages available. QDR also offers institutional membership to non-profits. Contact us for a free consultation.

Our Mission: Help you Share Your Data

Our Team: An experienced team of social scientists, information scientists, and developers dedicated to research transparency and qualitative data.

Our organization: QDR is the only US data repository dedicated exclusively to storing and disseminating qualitative and multi-method data. We have been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Sloan Foundation, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Our partners: Universities: Duke, Princeton, NYU, and many more; Non-profits: 3ie, CSIS, Guttmacher Institute