How to Demonstrate Your Nonprofit's ImpactMay 11, 2023
To demonstrate you nonprofit program's impact you need to:
- Start with your purpose
- Define program metrics
- Set up systems and workflows to track the metrics
I know it sounds easy but it's incredible how many nonprofits don’t do this for each one of their programs and this is what funders want to see.
Many nonprofits come to me asking me to develop their impact report
...or to help them demonstrate their impact, but I often find they haven’t even defined what they wanted their impact to be.
Being impactful doesn’t happen by accident folks!
You don’t just start a program and hope its impactful...
Well actually, many of us do right? pretty sure I did that
But at some point we sit down to write our impact report and we’re like…
well, we know the magic that happens here,
but it’s tough to articulate it in a way that’s meaningful to stakeholders.
I get it, in this episode I walk you through exactly how to set up your prorams in a way that you can easily demonstrate their impact at any given moment