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How-to guide: funding your social enterprise with and without money - The Guardian

How-to guide: funding your social enterprise with and without money - The Guardian | Measuring and Funding Outcomes for Social Impact | Scoop.it
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How-to guide: funding your social enterprise with and without money
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It is a common mistake to believe that you need funding in place before you start your social enterprise.
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Asian American Philanthropy: Strategic Investing for Social Impact

Asian American Philanthropy: Strategic Investing for Social Impact | Measuring and Funding Outcomes for Social Impact | Scoop.it
Speakers will identify Asian American philanthropy trends, explore the role of Silicon Valley philanthropic leaders, and assess the outlook of community-based and globally-focused impact investing.
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Making Measurement Work in Large, Complex Organizations (SSIR)

Making Measurement Work in Large, Complex Organizations (SSIR) | Measuring and Funding Outcomes for Social Impact | Scoop.it
Four tips on measuring impact for NGOs that have multiple programs across many sites or continents.
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The challenges of setting up a social investment fund

The challenges of setting up a social investment fund | Measuring and Funding Outcomes for Social Impact | Scoop.it
Today Nesta launch their first impact investment funds. Its director of impact investments outlines the challenges they faced
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Poverty is real, and here

Poverty is real, and here | Measuring and Funding Outcomes for Social Impact | Scoop.it
THE article by Adam Creighton ("Poverty here? Give me a break - The real problem for Australia is an addiction to welfare", January 17) ignores the real poverty faced by 2.2 million people living in Australia today.
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What The Private Sector Can Do For Your Social Enterprise - Forbes

What The Private Sector Can Do For Your Social Enterprise - Forbes | Measuring and Funding Outcomes for Social Impact | Scoop.it
What The Private Sector Can Do For Your Social Enterprise Forbes Nearly 50 percent of social enterprises already do business with the private sector, as Nick Temple pointed out in a recent story for The Guardian, adding that “the primary source of...
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'Super agency' for social services as Coalition eyes merger

'Super agency' for social services as Coalition eyes merger | Measuring and Funding Outcomes for Social Impact | Scoop.it
A SUPER-DEPARTMENT employing one-quarter of the commonwealth bureaucracy and leading social policy from conception to service delivery would be created under plans being considered by the Coalition.
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2014: The Year of Impact Investing - Triple Pundit

2014: The Year of Impact Investing - Triple Pundit | Measuring and Funding Outcomes for Social Impact | Scoop.it
Triple Pundit 2014: The Year of Impact Investing Triple Pundit This is shaping up to be the year of impact investing – the year when impact investing ceases to be a buzzword or a niche play and when mainstream investors start to recognize the...
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From Ideas to Practice, Pilots to Strategy Practical Solutions and Actionable Insights on How to Do Impact Investing

From Ideas to Practice, Pilots to Strategy Practical Solutions and Actionable Insights on How to Do Impact Investing | Measuring and Funding Outcomes for Social Impact | Scoop.it
The World Economic Forum (WEF) is a Geneva-based non-profit organization best known for its Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, the Annual Meeting of New Champions in China (Summer Davos) and the Summit on the Global Agenda in Dubai.
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Impact Investing: It's Time

Impact Investing: It's Time | Measuring and Funding Outcomes for Social Impact | Scoop.it
We must ensure that, here at home, the urgency of the moment bolsters a unified vision and continuous legacy of policy innovation, creating pathways of opportunity for low-income people and places and making the American dream an achievable reality.
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10 Innovations That Improved the World in 2013

10 Innovations That Improved the World in 2013 | Measuring and Funding Outcomes for Social Impact | Scoop.it
These 10 innovations from 2013 not only were great technological feats, they have the potential to improve millions of lives and protect the planet.

Via Maja Todorovic
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The Social Impact Movement: Designing Nonprofits to Succeed

The Social Impact Movement: Designing Nonprofits to Succeed | Measuring and Funding Outcomes for Social Impact | Scoop.it
Recently, I raised an awkward question: "Are Nonprofits Designed to Fail?
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Closing the gap: companies step up

Closing the gap: companies step up | Measuring and Funding Outcomes for Social Impact | Scoop.it
AUSTRALIA has reached a "tipping point" in indigenous affairs as the top-tier business community records dramatic growth in the way it engages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
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Social Impact Bonds to Fund Program to Reduce Recidivism - The Nonprofit Quarterly

Social Impact Bonds to Fund Program to Reduce Recidivism - The Nonprofit Quarterly | Measuring and Funding Outcomes for Social Impact | Scoop.it
Social Impact Bonds to Fund Program to Reduce Recidivism
The Nonprofit Quarterly
Deval Patrick announced that a program designed to reduce recidivism in young men would be the recipient of a social impact bond.
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Evidence and measurement are vital to the future of social programmes

Evidence and measurement are vital to the future of social programmes | Measuring and Funding Outcomes for Social Impact | Scoop.it
They help to ensure value for money, efficient replicating and scaling – explaining why something worked – and enable academics to be brought in to create big evaluation programmes, explains Stephen Bediako (Our sales will fund a Neonatal Kit being...
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CSR Results: Why the Difference Between Outcomes and Outputs Matters - Huffington Post

CSR Results: Why the Difference Between Outcomes and Outputs Matters - Huffington Post | Measuring and Funding Outcomes for Social Impact | Scoop.it
CSR Results: Why the Difference Between Outcomes and Outputs Matters
Huffington Post
As Morino says in Leap of Reason, if we don't manage to outcomes, we greatly diminish our collective impact. Originally posted on CSRwire (Inspired Giving Series).
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Outcomes: The Key to Achieving Social Impact

Outcomes: The Key to Achieving Social Impact | Measuring and Funding Outcomes for Social Impact | Scoop.it
Today's funders and many other social-sector stakeholders represent a new generation of "value-seekers." Rather than investing in social programs that meet some arbitrary effectiveness threshold or proffer anecdotal success stories, they want to see real changes in the outcomes they care most about, and at a reasonable cost.
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The end of homelessness

The end of homelessness | Measuring and Funding Outcomes for Social Impact | Scoop.it
Street homelessness could be eliminated in Victoria within 10 years if the government spent less than $15 million a year on new homes and support, the state's peak homelessness body says.
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What would Robin Hood do: How cash handouts are remaking lives in Brazil

What would Robin Hood do: How cash handouts are remaking lives in Brazil | Measuring and Funding Outcomes for Social Impact | Scoop.it
Fighting poverty by handing out cash is largely frowned upon, Stephanie Nolen reports – but in Brazil, it is working wonders ("@MattFoulger In past decade Brazil lifted 22M people out of poverty Handing out CASH to poor families

Via W. Robert de Jongh
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Is 2014 the Break-Through Year for Integrated Reporting? - 3BL Media (press release)

Is 2014 the Break-Through Year for Integrated Reporting? - 3BL Media (press release) | Measuring and Funding Outcomes for Social Impact | Scoop.it
Is 2014 the Break-Through Year for Integrated Reporting?
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In the Long War on Poverty, Small Victories That Matter

In the Long War on Poverty, Small Victories That Matter | Measuring and Funding Outcomes for Social Impact | Scoop.it
We have become more thoughtful and systematic in solving our most pressing problems. Here are some winners in the battle for social change.
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'Pay for success' social-impact bonds help train ex-convicts

'Pay for success' social-impact bonds help train ex-convicts | Measuring and Funding Outcomes for Social Impact | Scoop.it
Social-impact bonds offer investors a more direct connection between the dollars they invest and the impact they have on a social problem.
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Philanthrocapitalism in 2014 | Philanthrocapitalism

Philanthrocapitalism in 2014 | Philanthrocapitalism | Measuring and Funding Outcomes for Social Impact | Scoop.it
2014 could be a breakthrough year for #impact #investing. - http://t.co/Za9n27nGoC
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New Case Study Series: Shared Value in Action | Shared Value Initiative

New Case Study Series: Shared Value in Action | Shared Value Initiative | Measuring and Funding Outcomes for Social Impact | Scoop.it
RT @JoshMoskowitz: Well deserved @RevolutionFoods MT @SVInitiative: 4 co's creating biz & social good: http://t.co/syDZI1b2ph cc @angiemonc…

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Axing body on homelessness causes alarm

Axing body on homelessness causes alarm | Measuring and Funding Outcomes for Social Impact | Scoop.it
THE nation's leading welfare organisation has called on all levels of government to put homelessness funding back on the agenda, after Friday's Council of Australian Governments meeting in Canberra "quietly" deprioritised it.
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