Measuring Impact: Introduction

Measuring impact gives you a guide to some of the basics of measuring the outcomes and impacts of your work. There are three sections.

What to measure

This section helps clarify what information you will need in order to understand and measure the impacts of your work.

How to measure

In this section you’ll find out how to measure what matters to you and your organisation through different ways of asking questions and analysing the answers.

Choosing Indicators

This section will assist you in identifying your indicators to show you whether you have made a difference and are having an effect on people, communities, the environment, or the economy.


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Strategic overviews for leaders and practical training for teams.

We offer tailored online and on-site training and briefings on SROI, Theory of Change, measuring social impact, commissioning for outcomes and social value, measuring local economic impact, community economic development, the social value of research, and more.

Clients include local authorities, universities, public health services, charities, community groups, membership bodies, and responsible businesses.

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