Plotting Impact Beyond Simple Metrics

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writes for SSIR, asking philanthropies to expand the types and timelines of impact.

Screenshot of tweet that says “”Very insightful article with a bold challenge to evaluators in foundations: we should see ourselves as “co-learners” alongside our partners, and embrace approaches that treat impact as a spectrum (with varying degrees of “tangibility and speed of emergence of change”).”

“By deploying a systems-conscious, multi-method approach when it comes to capturing and interpreting field dynamics, we stand to increase the resolution of the picture that emerges. This is not to say that doing it is simple, of course.”

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