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Tag: Measurement & Evaluation

 

 

Nonprofits

The Surprising Truth Behind Beneficiary Feedback

New research suggests that the feedback of nonprofit clients is less biased than many think.

By Shuo Xie & Kris Sankaran | Jul. 3, 2014
 

Fundraising

The Paradoxical Break In Philanthropy

Featuring Jacob Lief & Ned Breslin | Jun. 24, 2014
 

Measuring Social Impact

People, Power, and Accountability

Any approach to measuring social impact that doesn’t include a transfer of power to stakeholders is just marketing.

By Jeremy Nicholls | 1 | Jun. 23, 2014
 

Measuring Social Impact

Measuring and Improving Social Impacts: A Guide for Nonprofits, Companies, and Impact Investors

 

Government

Moneyball: Raising Government’s Batting Average

Allocating government funding where evidence shows it can have impact will yield results—but there are potential pitfalls.

By Carla Javits | Jun. 4, 2014
 

Measuring Social Impact

Metrics 3.0: A New Vision for Shared Metrics

After accountability and standardization, what should the next phase of measurement focus on?

 

Foundations

The Value of Rigorous Evaluation

Rigorous evaluation can drive continuous learning and improvement.

By Nancy Roob | 1 | Jun. 2, 2014
 

Measuring Social Impact

The Problem With The Impact Genome Project

Would the Impact Genome Project have predicted the impact of Martin Luther King?

By Emily E. Arnold-Fernández | 13 | May. 29, 2014
 

Technology & Design

Big Data for Social Innovation

By Kevin C. Desouza & Kendra L. Smith | 9 | May. 14, 2014
 

Economic Development

Making Cash Pay Off

By Brandon Keim | May. 14, 2014