Our mapping analysis was the first of its kind. Why do we think it’s a necessary departure point for better, more informed decision-making? First and foremost, through our innovative methodology, we can now visualise how Romanians organise themselves abroad, how they connect and interact with other associations, as well as institutions. Secondly, we analyse the scope and impact of all diaspora initiatives. Our recommendations and insights (which can be consulted by reading the report, see the Useful Resources section. below) are based on the unique, publicly available data we have diligently collected, codified, organised, and interpreted over the years. For diaspora entities (formal associations, informal groups, Romanian schools, Orthodox parishes, businesses, platforms etc.) the networked visualisation allows them to explore connectivity, and scope for future opportunities: What other entities have similar projects? With whom can they cooperate and pool resources for more ambitious projects? For institutions, tailoring policies, strategies and decisions becomes an imperative: Are funding mechanisms responsive to diaspora needs and ambitions? Are institutions supporting impactful projects? Are funding criteria relevant and up to date? The diaspora, with its immense social, economic, and political capital can become truly impactful, if supported strategically. We are not there yet, but we propose an analytical tool that can help tailor a more ambitious future, an incubator for more impactful diaspora initiatives.