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Posts about monitoring-evaluation

Alan Pierce | Oct 23, 2018 10:37:41 PM

Foundation Grants & Accountability: Putting Together the Pieces of the Puzzle

In the United States alone foundation grants and giving account for nearly $70 billion annually. That fact implies that a whole lot of impact is being ...

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monitoring & evaluation, impact investing
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
Alan Pierce | Jun 25, 2018 11:21:33 PM

Effective use of IRIS Indicators in your impact measurement practice

The online depth of opinion articles and how-to pieces about impact metrics and measuring social impact grows with each passing month. We need to measure ...

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monitoring & evaluation, impact metrics
Alan Pierce | Jun 3, 2018 3:03:49 PM

Understanding How to Wield Social Return on Investment (Part II)

In Part I of this blog series we looked at the Social Return on Investment (SROI) approach to accounting for impact and some of the challenges involved in its ...

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monitoring & evaluation, impact metrics, sroi
Alan Pierce | May 28, 2018 5:55:18 PM

How to Calculate Social Return On Investment (SROI) - Part 1

“A lot of people try to get to a number for SROI Ratio and it misses the truth. The point of SROI calculation isn’t necessarily to justify capital investment, ...

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monitoring & evaluation, impact reporting, impact metrics, sroi
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
Unmesh Sheth | Dec 1, 2017 3:53:31 PM

Blueprint of Future Monitoring & Evaluation Systems

    In one of my previous article Rethinking M&E  Software, we looked at how M&E software systems are still failing to achieve key data accountability goals.  ...

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monitoring & evaluation
Unmesh Sheth | Dec 1, 2017 3:48:46 PM

Rethinking M&E Software for Impact Management

While the concept of Monitoring & Evaluation has been around for decades, use of M&E software has grown ever since US Congress passed a law requiring ...

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Data Aggregation, monitoring & evaluation
Unmesh Sheth | May 15, 2015 8:30:23 AM

Membership, Monitoring & Data Management at SEWA

Self Employed Women Association (SEWA) is an organization of poor, self-employed women workers with around 1.75 million members located all throughout India ...

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monitoring & evaluation