Measuring Your Impact - Pt 1 Monitoring & Evaluation - Details

Event description:

Impress your potential funders by showing them the impact of your work. Start the journey by learning about best practice in monitoring & evaluation -  Impact Reporting part 1: First steps  


Overview

The journey to Impact reporting starts with an understanding of what difference your project is trying to achieve combined with good monitoring and evaluation practices. 

Get back to basics with a clear understanding of the differences between Monitoring and Evaluation, how to do them and why they matter in today's financially challenging funding landscape.

 

We'll cover:

  • What Monitoring and Evaluation really are
  • Activities covered by Monitoring and Evaluation, pros and cons
  • Why Monitoring and Evaluation really matters in today's funding landscape - for external grants and local commissioners
  • Using Monitoring and Evaluation to demonstrate Value for Money
  • Using Monitoring and Evaluation to demonstrate Outcomes

 

Benefits to you

By attending this session you will increase your understanding of a much misunderstood topic and understand why Monitoring and Evaluation really matters - it isn't just pointless bureaucracy. You will see how Monitoring and Evaluation has integral links to Quality practices, Value for Money and Service User involvement and understand the journey to demonstrating eventual Impact! 

 

Who should attend?

Anyone new to the VCS sector, anyone with a remit for collating funding data, trustees or managers, anyone wanting to revisit the topic and ensure the basic building blocks towards Outcomes and Impact are solid.  

 Part 2 Next Steps in Demonstrating your Impact;Evidencing the Difference you make will take place in the Autumn

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