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HOPE’s impact journey proves importance of measuring change

Danielle Kutchel, Wednesday, 20th July 2022 -  The co-founder of a new co-investment housing scheme explains why it’s so important to think about the change you want to create.


Our commitment to using evidence to affect outcomes must be unflinching

Danielle Kutchel, Monday, 9th May 2022 -  Building capability to measure outcomes can only help in creating change, writes The Smith Family's Doug Taylor, in his final piece in a series marking the organisation’s centenary

Charities still under strain two years on from the pandemic

Danielle Kutchel, Thursday, 18th November 2021 -  The pandemic has only exacerbated existing funding issues for charities, new research shows 


The rise and rise of outcomes

Danielle Kutchel, Wednesday, 22nd September 2021 -  With the move to reporting on outcomes gaining pace, Dale Renner, director of Latitude Network, shares advice on what social organisations can do to build an outcomes-focused organisation.


The journey to measuring social impact

Danielle Kutchel, Monday, 13th September 2021 -  Mike Davis shares some of the key questions that will help guide you toward successful impact measurement. 


Getting back on track: The data we need to end poverty by 2030

Danielle Kutchel, Wednesday, 14th July 2021 -  We need quality gender data if we are serious about our commitment to “leave no one behind”, writes Joanna Pradela, director of knowledge translation and equality insights at the International Women’s Development Agency (IWDA). 


Going deeper in social impact assessment: A focus on meaning rather than monetisation

Danielle Kutchel, Wednesday, 2nd June 2021 -  Program outcomes need to be experienced as meaningful by participants if they are to result in longer-term social impact, writes Dr Gianni Zappalà, in this article highlighting a new approach to social impact assessment known as Meaningful Evaluatio


Five characteristics of good impact reporting

Danielle Kutchel, Tuesday, 30th March 2021 -  Impact reporting is becoming more mainstream. For-purpose organisations should be driving this trend, not only through measuring their impact but by communicating it with all key stakeholders. But do we really know what a good impact report looks lik


Going beyond the research

Danielle Kutchel, Thursday, 25th March 2021 -  Evidence-based research is a critical part of creating social change. But how do you make sure that your report actually has the impact you want it to? We take a look. 


A pragmatic approach to demonstrating impact

Danielle Kutchel, Tuesday, 16th March 2021 -  Six tips for starting an impact report for free, from Ingrid Burkett, Joanne McNeill and Matt Allen. 
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