Russell Turner, SIAA founding member and an independent consultant in social evaluation for the public and third sector, blogs about how best to ensure your organisation gets a good quality impact analysis and how to make the most of the findings.
Social Impact Analysis is About Delivering Impact, Not Just Measuring It – Report from the SIAA Launch
John Copps, Head of NPC’s Well-being Measure and SIAA founding member, reflects on SIAA’s launch and looks forward to an exciting future for the Association.
Third Sector Magazine covers Sir Stuart Etherington’s keynote speech at SIAA’s launch event on 1 December 2011
Nick Gandon, a Director at Cause4, considers SIAA’s role in the field of social impact analysis and the opportunities and challenges which lie ahead.
Do the Costs of Outcomes Measurement and Social Impact Analysis Outweigh the Benefits for the Non-Profit Community, and Grant-Makers in Particular?
Claire Coulier blogs for the Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF) on the relative value of social impact analysis to the non-profit sector.
Karl Demian, a consultant to the not-for-profit sector, blogs for SIAA on the value to organisations of conducting impact analysis, and considers where organisations might best focus their efforts in order to benefit most fully.
Claire Coulier blogs for the Social Research Association about SIAA’s role in supporting the voluntary sector.
Jacob Harold, Programme Officer at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, blogs for SIAA about the importance of the emerging field of social impact analysis.
James O’Sullivan of SIAA considers the fragmentary nature of impact analysis in the voluntary sector and the difficulties this poses for funders.
Sue Wixley, head of Communications at New Philanthropy Caiptal and SIAA trustee, expresses her hopes for the growth of social impact analysis as a recognised field. She discusses the motivation behind the founding of SIAA and reflects on the Valuing Impact conference of 2009.