Planning for Recovery: New Supports from Innoweave

Our sector is moving to address immediate needs of clients as well as to begin building toward recovery in the months to come. Our partners at Innoweave are launching two new supports for nonprofits and charities adapting to the COVID-19 emergency that we want you to know about. Innoweave is offering Leading in a time of [...]

By |2020-04-08T10:53:13-04:00April 8th, 2020|Categories: Collective Impact, Impact Clarity, Leadership, Measurement|Tags: |0 Comments

Impact Measurement Opportunity: Support from Innoweave

We’re delighted to have the opportunity to work with the McConnell Foundation’s Innoweave initiative to pilot a new Impact Measurement coaching stream for nonprofits and charities. Perhaps you already know what you intend to achieve as an organization…you may already have a Theory of Change. Do you need help in measuring the impact you're making?  Are there measurement questions you [...]

By |2020-04-08T11:00:50-04:00March 13th, 2020|Categories: Evaluation, Leadership, Measurement, Uncategorized|0 Comments

500 in Five, a new strategic plan for Youth Without Shelter

In this episode Lynn is joined by Steve Doherty, Executive Director, and Mike Burnett, Community Engagement and Education Specialist, from Youth Without Shelter in Etobicoke, ON. Steve and Mike detail the "500 in Five" Strategic Plan and all that went into its development. This includes the inclusion of lived voices from youth at [...]

By |2019-11-14T10:50:51-05:00November 14th, 2019|Categories: Evaluation, Impact Clarity, Measurement, Podcast, Strategy, Youth|0 Comments

Hamilton Healthy Birth Weights Coalition, with Vanessa Parlette

The audio quality of this episode is a little patchier than we'd like at the beginning. Keep listening, it's worth it. Vanessa Parlette reflects on the successes of the Hamilton Healthy Birth Weights Coalition. She and Sally discuss the broad community engagement in the work and how they engaged meaningfully with young people [...]

By |2019-05-28T21:42:54-04:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Collective Impact, Measurement, Podcast, Youth|0 Comments

Podcast: Impact Strategy, with Robin Cory

Sally interviews Robin Cory, of Colbeck Strategic Advisors. They talk about how organizations which focus on their impact, and align their financial resources and organizational capabilities to it, can build strong strategy that achieves results. Robin and Sally talk about how to decide what not to do and why that is often difficult in the [...]

By |2019-05-28T20:20:54-04:00November 15th, 2018|Categories: Measurement, Podcast, Strategy|0 Comments

Strategic Measurement and Evaluation

Good strategy, by definition, includes the outcomes an organization will hold itself accountable for achieving.  The better we can measure performance, the better we can evaluate our strategy and adjust or adapt it to achieve the outcomes we want for the people or causes we serve. Many factors go into the success of an organization. [...]

By |2017-04-07T14:13:05-04:00March 31st, 2017|Categories: Evaluation, Measurement, Strategy|0 Comments