SVI Blog

How to Excite and Influence…With a Handbook?

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

Great guest blog from Jaan Aps on the use of social impact evaluation handbooks to transfer knowledge and provoke discussion on impact.

The Emerging Profession Conference Video!

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

Watch our homegrown video giving you a quick snapshot of SIAA’s exciting Annual Conference programme!

Data for Good – What can data do for philanthropy?

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Great blog from Alliance about how improved data on philanthropy can maximize the impact of philanthropic work

Measuring Impact in a Complex Organisation

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Eleri Morgan Thomas, Director Service Impact, for Mission Australia, talks about the challenges of measuring impact within a large charity.

FSG Report: Evaluating social innovation

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Hear from our guest blogger Valerie Bockstette about the FSG’s new report Evaluating Social Innovation. The report argues that social innovation requires a different approach to evaluation.

SIAA and NLGN roundtable on ‘The Social Value Act: Implications for Local Government’

Friday, July 20th, 2012

Read it here

Evidencing Impact in the Irish Voluntary and Philanthropy Sector

Sunday, June 10th, 2012

Read the report here

Social Impact for the Voluntary & Community Sectors

Friday, June 1st, 2012

Read the report here

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

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

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.