LVSC worked with the Social Impact Analysts
Association to host a free evening networking event on May 16th
2012. The event aimed to help voluntary and community sector
organisations to learn more about measuring their social
With the Social Value Act coming into law
in the UK and with an increasing buzz around social investment and
social impact, demonstrating value is now a key issue for social
purpose organisations. While some organisations in the UK
have successfully embedded a social impact-led approach in their
work, many organisations lack the means and the knowledge to
either assess their impact or put this evidence to use.
Notes from the event are now available to
event notes 16.5.12
The Outward Bound Trust's presentation is
Outward Bound Trust
Also available is the Bromley by Bow
Centre's impact report
Bromley by Bow Centre's impact
Women's Resource Centre have developed a detailed report
using social return on investment methods to show the economic
value of a variety of women's organisations' work.
The Bromley by Bow Centre has produced a webpage
explaining the organisation's social impact.