Increasing social impact should not be the sole responsibility of charities’ impact measurement and evaluation staff. A focus on impact must be built into the culture of an organisation. Impact management is about ensuring that that information you collect about your organisation’s impact is translated into meaningful insights and action. Find out how impact management can ensure you are creating positive change.
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We use the terms ‘impact’ and ‘impact measurement’ a lot. But what do they really mean? James Noble breaks it down for us.
In this short practical guide, we outline how charities can turn their raw data into wisdom and informed action.
Charities and social enterprises need real support with their impact management. Announcing a new co-designed online platform to help with just that, Chair of the Impact Management Programme Sally Higham talks through these tools and celebrates the hard work that went into creating them.
NPC is leading the new Impact Management Programme, funded by the Access Foundation and Power to Change, which aims to help charities and social enterprises increase their social impact and diversify their income. In this blog Rob Abercrombie explains more about this work and the opportunity it brings, as well as how you can get involved to shape the programme.
With our expanding digital universe, it can feel like we’re surrounded by data but very few insights. Sonali Patel looks at how organisations can transform their data into wisdom, and use it to take informed action.
Hannah Mitchell from vInspired shares her top tips for becoming an impact driven organisation, following her presentation at our Measuring outcomes conference.
The sector's focus is shifting and the term impact management is replacing impact measurement as the new kid on the block. So what is the difference? Is this just a phase or is it something we all need to engage with?
The theory of change approach has been around for a while now, and many charities use it to help them be more strategic about their work and their impact measurement. But it has had its fair share of criticism and skepticism over the years. Here, NPC's Impact Management Lead James Noble tackles some of these challenges, and remakes the case for charities to develop theories of change to help guide their work.