Social impact assessment aims at improving the value of programs, which was applied to philanthropy in 1990 by Roberts Enterprise Development Foundation. It could assist organization to make a better plan, implement efficiently. In terms of social impact measurement, it takes money, time, imagination and creativity and can only measure the quantitative social impact. Thus, social impact assessment is a necessary and critical method.
SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT: A HISTORY
HOW DOES SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT WORK?
Learning Driven Assessment is a term used to describe social impact assessment under the spirit of inquiry. The online workbook provides 3 STEPS to assist you in your assessment:
STEP 1: Clarify program objective
STEP 2: Customize learning questions and develop metrics
STEP 3: Weigh assessment options and finalize assessment plan