This guide uses the example of a Marital Relationships service to walk through the nine levels on the Impact Robustness Scale
World Animal Protection needed to position their central tenet of ‘animal welfare’ in a way that resonated with a new mainstream audience without alienating their existing supporters.
The Business School at University College Birmingham needed a way to give their students the opportunity to put what they had learnt into practice and gain a real-world understanding of business and innovation.
A West London charity was struggling with recruitment and retention on a £250,000 programme funded by the European Social Fund which was designed to get young people who had dropped out of school, back into education, employment or training.
Right To Succeed wanted a custom dashboard powered by Makerble that gave commissioners and head teachers data that enabled them to set the improvement priorities for their schools.
Results data can be used destructively or constructively. To provide insights or to shift blame. To identify where to improve or to complain about the status quo. How are you using your results data?
Every organisation can map its approach to impact on the Impact Maturity Curve. Impact can be more than a set of statistics and case studies that are reported to your funders and managers. It can be a guiding star that shapes your approach to changing the world.
Is the role of the charity sector to help people get through problems or end the existence of those problems altogether? If it is the latter, do we have what we need to achieve that?
Making sense of a diverse set of inter-related outcomes and indicators. When your metrics overlap it is difficult and time-consuming to get a clear sense of how they tally up to the big picture of the change your fund or delivery organisation is working towards.
Wanting to share best practice and insights between teams. Many organisations are able to communicate within teams but struggle to do it well at an organisation level, whether they're in the same office or across multiple sites.