Impact measurement, evaluation and data - NPC

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Events & Training

Theory of change in ten steps

On 16 November 2021, 3:00 pm5:00 pm
at Zoom

A theory of change process encourages us to reflect on our aims and plans, to discuss them with others and to make them explicit. We see this process as the foundation of charity strategy, evaluation and communication.

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Resources

YIF: Dashboard

on 11 May 2021

Our interactive dashboard providing an overview of the shared evaluation of the Youth Investment Fund.

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Resources

YIF8: Simulating the economic benefits of youth work

on 11 May 2021

In our eighth Learning and Insight paper, we report on our model for simulating the economic benefits of open access youth provision.

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Resources

YIF7: Findings from a shared evaluation of open access youth provision

on 11 May 2021

Our seventh Learning and Insight paper shares the findings of our shared evaluation of the Youth Investment Fund.

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Blogs

How to evaluate the impact of care and support services

By Neil McCarthy
on 6 May 2021 , 3 minute read

NPC recently conducted an evaluation of Octavia's services. This project explored the impact of Octavia's outreach, befriending and activities service for isolated, older and vulnerable people, and it offers advice to those also looking to embrace impact measurement.

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Blogs

Measuring volunteer impact on the Covid-19 frontline

By Claire Burley
on 9 March 2021 , 3 minute read

Since the beginning of the pandemic, St John Ambulance volunteers have been supporting the NHS. Now they are involved in their biggest ever peacetime project: assisting with the UK's Covid-19 vaccine roll out.

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Resources

Evaluation: Better lives for older people

on 1 March 2021

Our evaluation strengthens Octavia's evidence base and will inform future decisions on creating better lives for older people.

Resources

YIF6: Lessons learnt from conducting a shared evaluation of open access youth provision

on 29 January 2021

In our sixth Learning and Insight paper we reflect on what we have learnt from the experience of the YIF learning and evaluation project, with a view to informing future open access youth provision learning and evaluation initiatives.

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Resources

The influence of Covid-19 on people applying for benefits

on 24 November 2020

This paper shows the impact of the coronavirus crisis on people seeking benefits and people on low incomes. The data comes from surveys of users of the Turn2us Benefits Calculator and a survey of 900 frontline practitioners from Buttle UK.

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Blogs

NPC to help evaluate impact of Coronavirus Community Support Fund

on 2 September 2020

We are working with Ipsos MORI, who have been commissioned by The National Lottery Community Fund to evaluate the Coronavirus Community Support Fund.

Blogs

Using a learning culture to build back better

on 31 July 2020 , 4 minute read

In response to the Covid-19 crisis, we’ve all had to adapt our services and try new things. How can charities continue to develop a learning culture beyond the crisis?

Blogs

How will social distancing change charity evaluation?

By and James Noble
on 11 June 2020 , 7 minute read

Evaluation is tough at the best of times, but the practical barriers of social distancing and the financial pressures of economic slowdown may have significant implications for what we prioritise and how we go about it.

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