Sometimes to Hear the Music You Have to Turn Down the Noise
Vibrant Communities' Game Changer approach to poverty reduction represents an innovative new way of framing our work. It informs our movement to eradicate poverty, cross-cuts our members’ local work, highlights high impact policies, and informs our shared evaluation process and...
Evaluation of Guelph's Affordable Bus Pass Program
Guelph's Affordable Bus Pass Program made a difference in the lives of more than 2,000 people living in poverty in this Ontario city.
Lessons learned from Vibrant Communities
Over the past two years, Vibrant Communities Canada has been navigating the renewal zone as we scaled down our original relationships with our key partners and began the scaling up process. Here are some early lessons learned.
An evaluation resource paper.
This paper by Steven Teles, John Hopkins University and Mark Schmidt, Roosevelt Institute explore the challenges of effectively evaluating advocacy.
The application of peer research with populations facing severe and multiple disadvantage
The Self-Assessment Planning Tool and Work Plan can be a reference tool for each of the five phases of the collective impact process.
Resource type: Mapping Tool - Author: Mary Emery
Webinar Slides from SiMPACT
A quick set of slides to show clearly what SROI is and isn't.
Resource Type: Podcast | Speaker: Mark Cabaj
In this podcast, Mark Cabaj, developmental evaluation guru, collaboration and evaluation trainer shares about his passion and experience in evaluation and evaluating policy in particular.
A presentation about creating visuals of your data to make an impact
A series of resources about the Social Return on Investment process of measuring outcomes. Includes myths and challenges, 7 principles, a guide to SRoI and to social value and more.
Resource Type: Publication | Author: Public Health Agency of Canada
This casebook profiles six examples of how critical and evaluative thinking support learning.
Resource: Report | Authors: Hallie Preskill and Tanya Beer
This report calls on philanthropy to re-envision the role, purpose, and processes of evaluation so that social innovations have a better chance of success.