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Why impact measurement is vital for family and domestic violence charities

Luke Michael, Monday, 21st June 2021 -  Researchers say community organisations rarely receive funding to measure their impact in a way that accounts for social change over time  Australian family and domestic violence

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

Gianni Zappalà, 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

Five characteristics of good impact reporting

Kevin Robbie, 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

A pragmatic approach to demonstrating impact

Ingrid Burkett, Tuesday, 16th March 2021 -  Six tips for starting an impact report for free, from Ingrid Burkett, Joanne McNeill and Matt Allen.  When it comes to impact measurement, it can be hard to know where to start. Most

Starting 2021 right: Measuring impact

Bruce Argyle, Tuesday, 2nd February 2021 -  Impact measurement is something everyone in our sector needs to come to grips with, writes Bruce Argyle from Bendigo Bank, who shares some tips on how not for profits can get started

How do we join impact investing and social entrepreneurship for greater impact?

Gorgi Krlev, Wednesday, 2nd September 2020 -  Gorgi Krlev considers how rethinking the rationales for decision-making by entrepreneurs and investors can help enhance this match.  Social finance and impact investing are clearly

Look how far we’ve come: Impact investing

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 2nd July 2020 -  “Given the opportunity, people from all walks will step forward to do things that put impact at the heart of performance.” Some date it to Biblical times, when Jewish law laid down directives

Push for UK government to help charities measure their impact

Luke Michael, Monday, 17th February 2020 -  Charities could soon have access to free impact measurement resources A UK MP wants to create a new body to help charities measure their impact, which he hopes will make it easier for

Measuring our success: Which voices count when the numbers are in? And why?

Erica Berthelsen, Thursday, 16th January 2020 -  One Girl international programs director Erica Berthelsen considers radically participatory programming and how it’s challenging the status quo of how they work in-country

The process of measuring social impact

Contributor, Thursday, 3rd October 2019 -  The need for practical and standardised assessments for social impact measurement are now more important than ever. In this article, HLB Mann Judd break down the financial model

Making money, doing good: The growth of impact investment

Contributor, Thursday, 1st August 2019 -  As the impact investment sector expands, new and improved measurement is helping to bring the practice into the financial mainstream. 

Impact investors aim to create two things:

Impact

Case study: Using creative methods to assess a major event

Geoff Mulgan, Monday, 29th July 2019 -  How do you know if an event changed anything? Nesta used creative methods like video diaries to follow up with attendees from its FutureFest event. The results helped it re-design
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