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.
The Economist’s Matthew Bishop voices his support for the association and its aims.