Nonprofit Impact Measurement and Reporting
At Sopact, we understand that many nonprofit organizations need help raising grants and communicating their programs' impact. While collecting feedback from beneficiaries and stakeholders can help, more is required. Our team of experts works shoulder to shoulder with you to understand your program goals, build a robust logic model, and develop practical survey questions and data collection processes. Simply providing question-by-question impact reporting is not enough. Instead, we work with you to create richer insights into your program based on stakeholder demographics, NPS score, satisfaction, and qualitative and quantitative feedback.
At Sopact, we go beyond just providing survey tools. We work with you to build effective impact dashboards within 60 days and even help you develop impactful storytelling reports. Our approach has helped organizations raise millions of dollars in grants, and we're confident that we can help you too. With Sopact by your side, you can maximize the impact of your nonprofit programs and take your organization to new heights.
Measuring impact helps nonprofits stay on track with their mission, prioritize effectiveness, and create a streamlined approach to social impact.
Measuring and reporting impact enhances a nonprofit's integrity and credibility, demonstrating a commitment to impact accountability and quality.
Impact evidence creates value for nonprofits, enabling them to leverage untapped value, gain a competitive advantage, and achieve more impactful results.
Comparing Your Options
A data-driven approach to social impact programs is essential if you're a corporation looking to move towards CSR 2.0 and become more intentional with your community investment. However, implementing such an approach can be challenging, especially if you need a clear theory of change or an understanding of the social return on investment. This is precisely what Audible, an Amazon company, Birth Equity, Boys to Men, Talent Beyond Boundaries, Encorps, and many others found when they partnered with Sopact.
To address this challenge, you have three options. First, choose the option that best fits your corporate social impact program needs. Remember, a systematic approach that combines impact and technology expertise is essential for success.
1. Consultants often lack expertise in aligning data collection and selecting practical data analysis tools resulting in delayed implementation and cost.
2. Lack of data ownership due to outsourced process.
1. Building a ground-up system need a sizable technical and data team.
2. Using off-the-shelf data collection and visualization tools adds up expenses.
3. External tools amplify challenges in cleaning up, transforming, and integrating data.
4. External tools are not designed to unify output/activities/outcomes data, making learning complex.
1. Platform built by a team of experts in the latest technology and impact management
2. Streamline your impact strategy, data collection, and dashboard in one platform.
3. Only affordable solution to manage all your impact data to make informed decisions.
Efficient, collaborative, and affordable to manage and communicate impact.
- Data Collection
Nonprofit logic model
With our AI-driven Impact Strategy, you can leverage our extensive library of hundreds of industry templates to personalize and tailor them to meet your organization's needs. Whether you're building SMART metrics for mission-driven purposes or aligning with IRIS metrics for investor reporting, our strategy is just the beginning. The real value of our approach lies in our ability to guide you towards the best data collection strategy and dashboard plan to impress and engage funders, even before data collection begins.
Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are critical for nonprofits to track and measure progress toward their goals. KPIs provide a quantitative measure of the effectiveness of an organization's efforts and help identify improvement areas. Review a few nonprofit KPIs and provide examples of social impact, operations, and fundraising.
The impact strategy app allows to AI-driven approach to create SMART metrics based on your activities, outputs, and outcomes
Data collection software for nonprofits
As your organization grows, you may find that different fund or program managers collect impact data in various systems. However, there's no need to worry. Our Impact Cloud platform is an advanced and user-friendly solution that allows you to collect data from multiple sources such as Google Spreadsheets, MS Excel, Sopact surveys, other survey platforms, or even Salesforce. Collect your data, which will show up in Impact Cloud in real time, where you can easily aggregate common, program-specific, and company or project-specific indicators.
Our business intelligence platform, Impact Cloud, offers advanced real-time connectivity and ease of surveying. You can collect data through various methods such as offline and online modes, SMS, WhatsApp, longitudinal tracking, and scheduled campaigns. Additionally, our platform enables data simulation and generates automated reports.
Nonprofit Data Analytics
Nonprofit Data Analytics collects, cleans, transforms, and aggregates data from various sources to comprehensively understand a nonprofit organization's operations. This includes measuring the impact of programs, tracking project outcomes, evaluating employee performance, understanding causality between programs and outcomes, and making data-driven decisions about resource allocation. Nonprofit data analytics provides valuable insights that help organizations improve their impact on their communities, despite being time-consuming for data analysts and teams.
- Want to join two data sources to calculate retention metrics longitudinally? No worries
- Need last-minute data clean-up? Easy
- Want to change a label in your dataset that you don’t like? Done
- Have a custom scoring methodology? Do it in minutes
- Collect data in one language and want to report in another
Data visualization and analysis platform that provides its users with a wide range of chart capabilities. Some chart types can be created using hundreds of chart possibilities, such as bar charts, line charts, scatter plots, area charts, heat maps, pie charts, and more.
Users can customize these charts by selecting different types, colors, fonts, and design elements. They can also add filters, groupings, and drill-down functionality to create interactive dashboards.
Nonprofit KPI Dashboard
- A Nonprofit KPI Dashboard can measure progress and impact by tracking real-time metrics.
- It can improve decision-making by providing comprehensive data on program performance and resource allocation.
- It can increase transparency and accountability by sharing performance data with stakeholders, such as donors, board members, and staff.
- 100+ Advanced visualization and integrated on data warehouse
- Provide an advanced architecture that personalizes databases and dashboards based on growing program team needs
- Help you configure each team's data store and data analysis based on organizational rules
- Publicly share dashboard
Social Impact Communications
Social impact communications is the strategic practice of conveying an organization's positive influence on society and the communities it serves through various channels and mediums. It uses data, narratives, and visuals to engage and inform stakeholders, including board members, staff, funders, and the broader public. The goal of social impact communications is to build trust, demonstrate accountability, and foster support for an organization's mission, all while showcasing the tangible outcomes and meaningful contributions it has made to drive positive change.
Our platform is at the forefront of revolutionizing social impact communications by providing an all-encompassing solution for effective data communication within your organization. Leveraging our user-friendly tools, you can seamlessly create dynamic visualizations and dashboards highlighting crucial metrics and insights, bringing your organization's impact story to life. The ability to share your progress and outcomes with key stakeholders fosters an environment of transparency and trust and keeps everyone informed and engaged with your organization's goals and achievements. Moreover, sharing key outcomes with funders is a powerful testament to the impact of your work, enhancing relationships and garnering continued support. With our platform as an invaluable resource, your organization can make data-driven decisions that align with your mission and amplify your impact. Ultimately, our platform empowers organizations to elevate their social impact communications, inspire action, and drive meaningful and lasting change in the communities they serve.
Secure Impactful Grants Today
Please sign up below for the Impact Cloud solution today. Choose between our BootCamp or Advisory programs based on your budget and internal impact measurement capacity. Our Advisory program is staffed by experienced impact management experts and provides ongoing support for long-term success.
This program may not be suitable for organizations with complex data and analytics needs. However, it can still be used as a pilot before deciding. You can take the first steps toward effective impact measurement and management with our guidance and support.
Opt for a fully integrated solution instead of relying on disparate applications like Excel, survey tools, and PowerBI/Tableau for comprehensive impact measurement. While these tools might seem cost-effective, they are not explicitly designed for impact measurement. Attempting to do it yourself can result in thousands of wasted hours and a lack of impact management expertise. Instead, by partnering with Sopact, you can save substantial time and quickly build your dashboard, ensuring smooth and effective decision-making.
Buy now! $399/month
BootcampGet the full bootcamp benefits and exclusive access to the resources and materials for 30 days after completion.
Depends on complexity. But the average program for the following services is 20 hrs.
This advisory is a game-changer for organizations that need more experience in impact measurement and wish to avoid the expense of hiring costly consultants. With our lifetime coach, you can work collaboratively to achieve the following:
- Review your impact strategy
- Certify your impact strategy
- Recommend a data collection plan
- Coach you on creating an effective impact dashboard
If you desire an impactful report design, reach out to Sopact, and our team of skilled designers and researchers can combine their expertise to deliver an insightful impact report. Trust us to help you achieve your organization's goals efficiently and cost-effectively.$200/hr
Nonprofit Impact Report
A nonprofit impact report is a strategic document that illustrates a nonprofit organization's tangible achievements, contributions, and social impact over a specific timeframe. These reports are a powerful tool for garnering support and funding, as they effectively convey the organization's mission, successes, and meaningful contributions to the community. An impactful report combines qualitative and quantitative data to present a holistic view of the organization's work while offering insights for future improvements and growth.
Sopact's innovative approach to creating data-driven impact reports revolutionizes how nonprofits demonstrate their social impact. By guiding organizations through building a robust impact strategy, Sopact ensures that their efforts are aligned with overarching organizational goals and reflect the values and mission of the nonprofit. Sopact's comprehensive solution empowers nonprofits to collect relevant data substantiating their impact and effectively communicate the evidence to stakeholders, funders, and the public. By weaving a compelling narrative with supporting data, nonprofits can create a resonant and inspiring story of their contributions to society. This, in turn, encourages more significant support for their mission and increases opportunities for securing funding. Leveraging Sopact's cutting-edge technology, nonprofits can make informed decisions, optimize their strategies, and ultimately drive positive change in their communities.
What do our customers say?
This is it. This is the tip of the spear in impact management. It's what I was looking for, and I only found one organization doing it, and that was SoPact."
From Tiny Budgets to Big Impact: A Nonprofit's Journey with SoPact
In this video, a nonprofit leader shares their success story in securing funding for impact management. They discuss the challenges they faced with a limited budget and how they used research and advocacy to convince their major funder to invest in SoPact's impact management services. They also share their tips on how to make a compelling case for funding and how investing in impact management can maximize accountability and success in nonprofit organizations. This video is a must-watch for anyone in nonprofit leadership looking to revolutionize their budget process and enhance their impact.