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When it comes to evaluating social impact only a minority of organisations in Australia are currently equipped to meet the expectations of funders and other stakeholders. We aim to build the capacity of the not-for-profit sector by making accessible the tools and methodologies needed to evaluate and communicate social impact.
When we don’t evaluate the impact of our programs, we have no way of measuring whether or not the program achieved what it set out to do. We need a clear way of knowing when we have reached the finish line – because if we don’t know what we are measuring, we can’t measure it!
By building the capacity of the sector we can develop a common language, empower small to medium organisations, and take the anxiety and expense out of mastering the practice of evaluation. Use this toolbox to map to standardised frameworks, including the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
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How do you know whether your program is achieving what it set out to do? And how do you demonstrate that? By evaluating your social impact! Take our free online courses to learn more about the basics of social impact evaluation, the best-practice frameworks, and appropriate methods for your program.
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From its inception, the Social Impact Toolbox has been co-designed with the sector…and now want your help in prioritising what we build next!
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