Outputs, Outcomes And Impact Assessment


A lack of evidence of outcomes is a significant reason for failure when it comes to applications to grant-making bodies. This course is for anybody who makes applications to grant-making trusts and needs to strengthen their case for support by providing strong evidence of outcomes and impact.

We’ll cover:

  • Unravelling the terminology
  • Outcomes-based planning
  • What do we count / measure and what does it tell us?
  • Hard and soft outcomes
  • The concept of ‘distance travelled’
  • Introduction to soft outcome measurement tools

Benefits to you

Applying the learning from the course will enable delegates to identify and measure outputs, outcomes and impact more effectively and identify and use outcome measurement tools appropriate to their own area of work. This will strengthen their case for support by demonstrating the effectiveness of their interventions / projects thus improving the quality of funding applications and raising more money from grant-making bodies!

Delegates will be encouraged to bring their own laptops / tablets to explore the soft outcome measurement tools for themselves.

Trainer: Kathy Roddy has worked in the voluntary sector for over 25 years. She is a qualified fundraising professional and holds the Institute of Fundraising’s Certificate in Fundraising Management; she is also a Certified member of the Institute. Kathy has been delivering fundraising training courses for the past 17 years and helps her clients to raise significant additional income from a variety of sources, including grant-making trusts, the National lottery funders, livery companies, statutory bodies, local businesses and individuals.

You may also be interested in the morning session on Evidencing Need.

Need to train an entire team? All of our courses can be tailored to meet your needs and delivered in a way to suit you. Contact us now.

Course Location

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Central Baptist Church
Victoria Road South ,

Location Notes

Central Chelmsford. 3 minute walk from Chelmsford station. Use Park & Ride or for details of car parking see here. High Chelmer is the nearest car park.

7 March 2018
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm



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