2011 November - Impact measurement

This session addressed the big question on impact measurement: What can funders do to help VCS organisations measure impact more effectively?

November 2011
This practical session, supported by Big Lottery Fund, looked at the different stages of grantmaking and considered what role funders can play in requiring, supporting, signposting or funding impact measurement – particularly for smaller organisations struggling to know what to do. 

This discussion was led by
Sarah Mistry, Big Lottery Fund's Head of Research and Learning, and
Peter Bailey, BIG's Evaluation and Research Analyst.
Tris Lumley, Head of Development and Sarah Hedley, Consultant, New Philanthropy Capital, will provide an update on the recently published Universal Principles for Impact Reporting- out for consultation over the next few months.
A report is available here.