The following article is cross-posted with permission from Alliance magazine blog. Based out of the UK, Alliance magazine is the leading global magazine on philanthropy and social investment.
Impact measurement has come a long way since NPC was set up 15 years ago. From inception to today, we have maintained our forensic focus on the measurement of outcomes and impact. But there is still much more work to do. We still are not finding consistent evidence that charities are using the data that they are carefully collecting to make changes to their programmes and services.