This is a short report and toolkit that was put together by Nicola Sansom, CEO of S.A.L.V.E. International, as part of her Clore Social Leadership Fellowship practical research, to help to explore some ideas and just a few impact assessment tools that could be adapted for different contexts to help organisations that work with street-connected children and young people to measure their impact.
This blog post by Jindra Cekan and Laurie Zivetz of Valuing Voices discusses the need for post-project impact evaluations. An area that needs more attention, BetterEvaluation will be working with Valuing Voices over the next couple of months to expand the available information and resources for this type of evaluation.
What is the value of evaluation and can stories provide a good way of communicating evaluation findings? In this guest blog post, Martha McGuire introduces the project, 'Evaluations that make a difference', a collection of eight evaluation stories from around the world about the ways in which evaluations contributed to making an impact, from the perspectives of the users and beneficiaries who have been involved in the evaluations.
International development is fixated with impact. But how do we know we’re all talking about the same thing?
This discussion paper discusses the meaning of 'impact', moving beyond methodological debates to present different perspectives and dimensions that can affect how impact could be framed and evaluated.
NPC's Four Pillars approach provides advice to charities and steps they should take to determine how best to assess the difference they make. The guidance draws on various evaluation methods and ideas, but is geared to a practitioner audience.