» May 2012

Philanthropy Scope – The Journal of Philanthropy Ireland: ‘Measuring Impact’

by Social Value International Team · Thursday, May 24th, 2012

Claire Coulier writes in Philanthropy Ireland’s journal about the role SIAA can play in supporting individuals working on measuring social impact and how it can help philanthropists.

Designing the Future in Malmö with SOCAP

by Guest contributor · Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

Last week, Jake Benford was at SOCAP’s “Designing the Future conference” in Malmö, Sweden on behalf of SIAA for a day of social investment discussions.

What Counts? Who Counts? And For Whom? Report on ARVAC Annual Lecture

by Social Value International Team · Friday, May 18th, 2012

Our report from the Association for Research in the Voluntary and Community Sector’s annual lecture – and why ‘counting’ shouldn’t dominate the way charities think about impact.

Making Sense of Impact Analysis

by Social Value International Team · Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

SIAA’s manager, Claire Coulier, writes in the Spring 2012 issue of Effect, the European Foundation Centre’s bi-annual magazine about the how social impact is becoming critical to the work of foundations.

Top Tips for Engaging with Funders on Impact Measurement and Evaluation

by Social Value International Team · Thursday, May 10th, 2012

Meredith Niles provides some tips on how to discuss impact reporting with funders.

Why Impact Measurement Matters: A funder’s perspective

by Social Value International Team · Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

Meredith Niles is an Investment Director at the venture philanthropy organisation Impetus Trust. This is the first of two blogs by Meredith on why impact matters to funders and how to work with them to measure your organisation’s impact.