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Posts about impact-measurement

Lorena Rodriguez | Jan 5, 2019 4:05:41 PM

Measuring Social Impact In Social Enterprise

Measuring impact is the recognized way in which you show the value your organization is delivering to its beneficiaries and society as a whole. Here are five ...

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Unmesh Sheth | Jan 5, 2019 3:28:49 PM

Data Journey: From Data Collection to Storytelling

While many donors demand outcome results continue to increase, there are no established guidelines on how to aggregate program outcomes and successfully tell ...

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Lorena Rodriguez | Dec 30, 2018 6:08:44 PM

5 Reasons To Measure Social Impact

Measuring impact is the recognized way in which you show the value your organization is delivering to its beneficiaries and society as a whole. Here are five ...

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impact measurement, impact strategy
Unmesh Sheth | Dec 10, 2018 5:22:46 PM

Measure Social Impact: Social & Economic Return of Collective Impact

 

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Unmesh Sheth | Dec 9, 2018 5:57:33 PM

Funding for nonprofit startups through Impact Measurement

(Republished from Salesforce.org)  

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Unmesh Sheth | Nov 29, 2018 8:26:03 PM

Foundations: Social Impact Assessment Starts With You!

For a large or small foundation, their first and last responsibility is to drive a change that meets their mission. While this is obvious, various foundations ...

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Hetal Sheth | Nov 8, 2018 4:23:02 PM

4 Social Capital Trends Indicate Rise in Social Impact Measurement

Congratulations SOCAP for ten years of capital advancing investment to generate community level impacts! At SOCAP every year there is a palpable excitement ...

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impact investing, impact measurement
Alan Pierce | Oct 15, 2018 6:20:34 PM

Three Sessions We’re Excited to Attend at SOCAP 2018

At SOCAP 2018, people from all over the world will be descending upon Fort Mason Center in San Francisco to connect and to be inspired to continue mobilizing ...

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Alan Pierce | Sep 25, 2018 10:13:53 PM

Are You a Social Entrepreneur or Social Media Ninja?

It’s no secret that social entrepreneurs are out to change the world. Telling the world that’s what you’re doing and how you’re doing it isn’t so easy.

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Alan Pierce | Sep 3, 2018 11:42:31 AM

3 Tips for Managing Social Impact Measurement Projects

Have you ever led a social organization or directed a project with a global reach? If so, you probably know that impact project management at scale can get ...

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monitoring & evaluation, impact measurement
Alan Pierce | Aug 29, 2018 1:25:27 PM

Is Collective Impact Evaluation the Future of Social Change?

With the right tools, it might be.

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monitoring & evaluation, impact measurement
Hetal Sheth | Aug 9, 2018 4:49:13 PM

Start Impact Conversation with Actionable Impact Management Guidebooks

I make report every year for my funders, is that social impact management? Why should I invest in social impact management process? It is certainly not a story ...

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Impact Management, impact measurement
Alan Pierce | Apr 24, 2018 12:47:35 PM

Evaluating the Impact of Social Innovation Programs

A wave of social enterprise excitement has taken hold across the globe. The power of social entrepreneurship to tackle the world’s most pressing challenges has ...

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monitoring & evaluation, impact measurement
Alan Pierce | Apr 6, 2018 1:52:22 PM

Improving Social Impact Accounting In the Social Sector

“It is the combining, linking, and connecting of different “data islands” that turns data into knowledge – knowledge that can ultimately help create positive ...

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monitoring & evaluation, impact measurement
Alan Pierce | Mar 29, 2018 6:11:13 PM

New way of choosing social impact metrics beyond IRIS metrics

Why many impact-oriented entities – foundations, nonprofits, social enterprises, some corporations, etc. – spend an enormous amount of time defining a theory ...

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impact measurement, impact metrics
Alan Pierce | Mar 25, 2018 1:24:46 PM

Uniting the Impact Ecosystem: A Call for End-to-End Impact Management

According to a survey by the Global Impact Investing Network, more than $100 billion worth of impact investing assets are currently under management. Every ...

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Impact Management, impact investing, impact measurement
Unmesh Sheth | Jan 31, 2018 10:58:38 AM

5 Reasons to think beyond survey tools for impact measurement

  Measuring impact result is becoming an essential requirement in philanthropy and impact investment sectors. Survey tools like SurveyMonkey, Qualtrics, and ...

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Data Aggregation, impact measurement
Hetal Sheth | Jan 17, 2018 10:02:00 AM

Storytelling Impact Learning & Social Impact Reporting

Like any other storytelling, Impact Storytelling is also an art. In your social impact report how do you mix qualitative data with quantitative data? And tell ...

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impact measurement, impact reporting
Unmesh Sheth | Dec 14, 2017 7:16:54 PM

How to build effective nonprofit impact reports

The US nonprofits spend more than $1.2 Billion just building impact reports and not counting time spent in inefficient data gathering from disparate systems. ...

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Data Aggregation, impact measurement, impact reporting
Alan Pierce | Dec 11, 2017 3:51:37 PM

Social Impact Measurement Workshop for Mission-driven Organizations

In a Thursday afternoon at Impact Hub San Francisco, SoPact delivered a three-hour social impact measurement workshop to a packed room of participants. "How to ...

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Unmesh Sheth | Nov 12, 2017 4:26:00 PM

How to Leverage SaaS Technology for Social Good

      Social sector organizations have been noterious about building custom solutions for managing their internal data (except for fundraising products) such ...

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Data Aggregation, impact measurement
Jenny Berstad | Sep 4, 2017 9:41:34 PM

5 Reasons to Choose Cloud based Social Impact Measurement Tool

 

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Unmesh Sheth | Aug 24, 2017 9:01:00 AM

3 Signs That You Need Data Aggregation Platform

In recent years, business across all sectors have demonstrated a big concern on acquiring the right technology to solve their impact data management ...

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Rachel Dodd | Jul 27, 2017 10:00:00 AM

The Catch-22 of Social Impact Assessment

There's a Catch-22 in social impact assessment. Funders choose metrics based on the varying capacity of grantees. To measure consistently, this capacity is ...

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impact metrics, impact measurement
Hetal Sheth | Jul 20, 2017 5:14:01 PM

What is lean data management?

Acumen lean data refers to collecting high quality data related social impact to demonstrate social change with lower cost.  In the social sector there is a ...

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impact reporting, impact measurement
Rachel Dodd | Jul 17, 2017 11:00:00 AM

How to measure social impact of project

Social impact measurement is complicated. Sometimes it feels like a tangled mess of data, indicators, spreadsheets, and numbers that nobody believes. It ...

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Dr. Ellen Szarleta | May 1, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Time to revisit your nonprofit impact measurement strategy

Nonprofit organizations courageously embrace the opportunity to effect change in our communities - improving the quality of life of their stakeholders is an ...

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Alan Pierce | Apr 24, 2017 11:21:04 AM

Data collection Tools strategy: Tips for successful implementation

Did you miss Part One of this blog? Read it here. Social impact measurement cannot be done without collecting impact data. Of course, it is much easier said ...

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Alan Pierce | Apr 6, 2017 3:13:10 PM

Online & Offline Data Collection : Social Impact Measurement

It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. When put in the context of social impact assessment, this wisdom from the inimitable Sherlock Holmes ...

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impact reporting, impact measurement
Alan Pierce | Feb 11, 2017 10:35:39 AM

Demonstrating Impact: Choosing the right impact indicators

Successful mission-driven organizations artfully articulate impact to a variety of audiences. And they are often “multilingual” in doing so, because with ...

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impact metrics, impact measurement
Alan Pierce | Dec 2, 2016 11:37:10 AM

Actionable Impact Management & Impact Communication

      Across sectors, organizations are realizing that measuring and communicating impact isn’t just about satiating a moral imperative, it is fundamentally ...

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Alan Pierce | Nov 11, 2016 2:55:14 PM

Why Measure Social Impact? 4 Reasons For All Changemakers

What drives you to measure social impact? In the business of social impact, measurement has become one of the most talked about trends. And for good reason. ...

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Unmesh Sheth | Jun 5, 2015 4:36:59 PM

Measure What Matters & Demonstrate Impact Management Effectively

The rise in social impact funding is putting a much-needed focus on effective impact measurement for internal decision-making and external transparency. ...

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Impact Management, impact measurement, impact reporting