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Evaluation and Impact

Find out how to measure the impact of your work and maximise the difference you're making!

Monitoring and evaluation allows you to measure the impact of your work and should form an essential part of any project. It can help you maximise the difference you’re making and prove to others that your work is having a positive effect on the community. 

Monitoring and evaluation includes:

  • Meeting your aims by setting realistic and relevant outcomes and outputs
  • Creating indicators to collect data and measure progress
  • Monitoring: choosing tools (such as surveys or interviews) to collect information and using them throughout the project’s lifecycle  
  • Evaluating: analysing data to improve your work

Monitoring & Evaluation Support Meetings

Appointments are open to Community Southwark members. If you are unsure whether your organisation is a member, check our Member Database.

Sessions last up to 50 mins, either in-person (on Thursday afternoons) or via Microsoft Teams (Wednesdays).

CLICK HERE to book a meeting.

Make Your Mark programme

Our Make your Mark is a programme providing free evaluation and impact support to the Voluntary and Community Sector in Southwark. We are very grateful to City Bridge Trust for funding this programme

Find out more here.

For all other queries, please contact jeremy@communitysouthwark.org. Please also find upcoming training sessions here.

If you are interested in our consultancy services offering independent project evaluations and bespoke workshops/training please contact us using the details above 

Check out the resources below for more information!

The difference between monitoring and evaluation:

An introduction to indicators:

 

How to define your outcomes:

 

The importance of measuring your impact:

An introduction to theory of change:

Top tips for a great survey:

An introduction to data collection tools:

Types of data: