Cultivating an Evidence-Based Culture for Social Impact: Key Steps for Non-profit Organizations

On both sides of the Atlantic, GtD’s non-profit organizations are playing a pivotal role in addressing complex social problems, from reducing offending rates to improving school attainment. In my experience they are more agile and flexible than the public sector bureaucracies, taking greater risks to help those in need and being more creative in finding […]
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The Power and the Value of Peer Research Partners

Social research and evaluation methods are evolving to empower and enhance communities through the research process. Peer research and co-production have become ideal ways to share skills and knowledge and to build community resilience. When appropriate, Get the Data utilizes peer research and co-production to enhance our evaluations of offender management initiatives. However, we know [
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The Five Golden Rules of Evaluation

“How can we measure and quantify our social impact?” That’s essentially the “exam question” for all evaluation projects. It’s what clients want to know and the question that should be at the fore of all evaluation designs. So, I thought I would share my Five Golden Rules of evaluation in the hope that these will […]
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Why measuring social impact is essential for organisations

In meeting our current social, economic, and environmental challenges, measuring social impact has become essential for organisations pursuing positive change in their communities. As such, in this article, I will explore why measuring social impact is essential and how working with GtD can you advance your organisation’s mission for a better future for all. What […]
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