Evaluation of effectiveness of small cash grants

Family Action, supported by NEF Consulting and LankellyChase Foundation, have released the first findings from the innovative Open Doors programme. The programme distributes small cash grants via a network of partners who provide support to people experiencing extreme poverty and… Read more »

Introduction to SROI

with a case study for local authorities and LEPs. This one-day workshop will help organisations to measure their wider impact, looking beyond GVA and job numbers to measure other indicators of social and environmental impact such as knowledge, skills and… Read more »

The Knee High Design Challenge

NEF Consulting has been appointed to evaluate the social and economic impact of new services and products for children under five years old. The Knee High Design Challenge is an open innovation programme funded by Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity,… Read more »

Oliver Kempton

Associate E: Oliver Kempton is an Associate of NEF Consulting, focused on the development and delivery of NEF Consulting’s SROI training courses. He is a consultant with ten years’ experience of delivering social impact evaluation, SROI and SROI training, and… Read more »

Perspectives: the publication from NEF Consulting

Published 2013-2014 Perspectives was the thought-leadership publication from NEF Consulting. The articles may still be of interest to our website visitors and so they can be accessed below. THE VALUE OF MONEY: CHALLENGING THE PRECONCEPTION This issue presented ground-breaking thoughts on the “money”… Read more »

Evaluation of early childhood development interventions

Early childhood development

NEF Consulting evaluated ChildFund’s Responsive Parenting Program in Ecuador using a Social Return on Investment approach. The research indicates that if a long-term approach is combined with broader social valuation, the returns on investment in early childhood development interventions could… Read more »

Sarah Arnold

Economist, New Economics Foundation E: Previously an Economist with NEF Consulting, Sarah has a strong background in quantitative data analysis and econometrics, with specific expertise in exploring complex datasets to gain useful insights. She has worked on many of NEF… Read more »

New report evaluates benefits of health intervention services

Health Exchange report cover June 2014

Health Exchange has been promoting health and wellbeing and tackling health inequalities since 2007. Their mission is to support people in Birmingham, the wider West Midlands, Worcestershire and Solihull to make informed lifestyle choices that improve their health and wellbeing. Understanding the… Read more »