Innovations for Scaling Impact (iScale) and the Center for Evaluation Innovation, co-hosts of the International Advocacy Evaluation Community of Practice (IAE-CoP), are pleased to present the first in a series of original webinars that explores evaluation approaches and tools that contribute to the improved effectiveness of international advocacy efforts.
Innovations for Scaling Impact (iScale) and the Center for Evaluation Innovation are hosting a webinar on using theory of change, theories of action, and outcome mapping as a means of integrating planning and strategy with monitoring and evaluating international advocacy efforts: Theories of Change and Outcome Mapping to Plan for International Advocacy.
This project briefing from ODI uses a critical analysis of citizen voice and accountability cases from the Mwananchi Governance and Transparency Fund (GTF) programme to examine how citizen voice and accountability happens in different governance contexts
Elisa Peter discusses the merits of branding in the not-for-profit world. Organizations believe that a brand is not only a tool to enhance their fundraising and visibility but also a way to drive their mission and impact more broadly.
The practice of learning, alongside evaluation, is less clear, according to Peter Laugharn. With that in mind, he sets out six queries that might help foundations orient, anchor, and structure their learning, and better use its fruits.
This report focuses on how theories of change can improve the effectiveness of peacebuilding interventions.
This "how to guide" was specifically developed by the RAPID programme at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) for use by the staff in World Vision’s National Offices. It is intended as a reference guide for those who want to develop an advocacy plan.
Writing a strategic plan is only the first step towards achieving impact year after year. The next step is implementation, and often, that is where organizations stumble. Paper by Bridgespan.
This paper sets out the central reasons why complex problems are challenging for traditional approaches to policy and program implementation, and gives readers the tools to decide in what way the challenges they face are complex.
This FSG report identifies ten key building blocks that together form a blueprint for translating Creating Shared Value into action, and explores how companies can get started on that process.