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Read stories and ideas from across the Inspiring Impact network to gain a fresh perspective on your work

Welcome to the Inspiring Impact blog, where we share news and advice from our partners, alongside stories of learning and leading from charities, social enterprises, and funders in our network. Whether you’re seeking examples of how to measure outcomes that recognise the complexity of your service, or tips on engaging funders in a conversation about good impact practice, have a browse for inspiration.

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3 sources of inspiration for your impact practice

Published:18th November 2020

Whether you’re doing bits & bobs with barely any resources, or have grand plans with all the bells and whistles, we’ve pulled together inspiring examples and resources to spark some new ideas in your impact measurement.

How do I approach impact measurement if I’m starting or scaling a project?

Published:16th November 2020

Five suggestions to people thinking about impact measurement for a new or growing social project, charity or social enterprise

Making the most of data & evidence in a crisis

Published:3rd April 2020

Rachel Tait, Programme Manager for Inspiring Impact, sets out how the Inspiring Impact team and other sector colleagues are responding to COVID-19.

A magical thing called ‘impact measurement’

Published:16th December 2019

Here Rachel Tait, Programme Manager for the Inspiring Impact programme discusses how the programme is helping more charities figure out what impact measurement approach is right for them and they can embed it in their day to day activities.

Merging two websites in a principled way

Published:24th June 2019

Ellie Harries, Digital Lead highlights three guiding principles that were used for merging the Inspiring Impact and Impact Management Programme websites.

Press release: New website brings easy to use impact measurement to small and medium charities.

Published:15th April 2019

Today, 15 April 2019 the Inspiring Impact programme launches a new website. Thanks to National Lottery funding. it will offer a suite of free how-to guides and self-assessment tools for small and medium charities to help them understand and increase their impact.

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