FREE: How to Effectively Measure Impact- Using data to support your charity

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This final session of the three part course will walk you through some of the issues faced in using data to support your charity.

This can be data to support funding bids, data to evidence your expertise in a particular area for commissioning, or data to show your supporters how important your service us to people using it. This is an interactive session, and you’ll have an opportunity to address some of the challenges facing your own charities.

Course Outline:

  1. Business development overview - how evaluation data supports the aims and objectives charities have for themselves and their service users
  2. Using data to support fundraising
    1. What types of data do funders want
    2. How to make a strong case for funding
    3. Case study - Using data to evidence fundraising bids
  3. Using data to improve service delivery
    1. What evaluation data tells us about our programme/service delivery
    2. How to measure and report the difference you make
    3. Case study - Using data to understand your charities effectiveness  
  4. Building the evaluation capacity to evidence change
    1. A brief introduction to Theory of Change
    2. Outcomes Frameworks – what they are and why funders ask about them
  5. Getting a competitive edge
    1. How to give your service users a strong voice in your reporting to funders
  6. Interactive clinic – ask us about a challenge you have!



Jason Pollard has over 15 years’ experience designing, implementing, and project managing evaluation programmes, and using data to support business development and bid writing. Working with national and international organisations in the voluntary sector (Action for Children, The Children’s Society, Sense, NAVCA, and The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts) and for Government offices (The Charity Commission) Jason has a strong understanding of how data can support charities to deliver effective programmes and meet their objectives. Community Impact CIC was founded in 2021 to support small charities understand the impact they have, use data in support of their work, and become financially sustainable.



February 22nd, 2023 from 10:30 AM to  1:00 PM
Zoom online "Training"
United Kingdom
Phone: 07377502474
Phone: 020 7923 1962