Explaining how you hope to make a difference on one sheet of paper helps you and funders understand what your Voluntary and Community organisation is there to do. Find out what Triangles and Theories are, and how they can help your Voluntary and Community organisation.
This is a hands on workshop where you can bring a project and start to write a Theory of Change for it, getting feedback from our Impact Officer and others in the workshop.
It is ideal for those who have attended the Impact in action Part 1 and Part 2 or those who already know what outputs, outcomes, impact and a logic model Theory of Change is.
Measuring change doesn’t need to be as hard as long words like ‘Quantitative’ and ‘Qualitative’ seem to suggest! In fact we can almost guarantee there are some quick wins that your charity can implement to measure how your charity is changing lives.
Like a chocolate selection box of different ideas to choose from, this session will provide lots of easy and practical ways to share the difference you are making. (Sorry, chocolates not included!)
A 30 minute lunchtime session for trustees or management. A speedy tour of why measuring what your Voluntary and Community organisation does is so important for the future survival of your charity.
What do trusts and individuals want to know about how your Voluntary and Community organisation is making a difference? How can you improve your applications, increase funding and help more people? (This session will assume some knowledge of the terms like outcomes, Theory of Change and Quantitative data which are covered in the sessions above. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you'd like a re-run of that training).
Trying to measure change can sometimes feel like an assault course! Having the time, energy, skills, money and more can feel like insurmountable hurdles. Here are some tips to making things as straightforward as possible, based on the reality of working in small charities.