Cases

Strategic Planning with Theory of Change

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How do you improve your ability to help cities collaborate effectively, share knowledge and drive meaningful, measurable and sustainable actions on climate change? C40 Cities is a network of the world’s megacities that is committed to addressing the issues arising from climate change. They work in cities as varied as Lagos and Copenhagen or Shanghai […]

Strategic planning and fundraising for youth

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The African Youth Panel is a platform of youth leaders from different African countries. It is committed to advancing policy, political and economic actions to reduce youth unemployment and to enhancing governance and participation. The AYP was initiated by the Danish NGO Forum, to provide input to the Danish Africa Commission (DAC) on what youth […]

Ressources

It’s All About Change

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More and more organizations turn to Outcome Harvesting to assess and document the results they make. But is Outcome Harvesting that different from previous attempts to understand how and why we contribute to change? And what happens if one combine Theory of Change for planning with Outcome Harvesting for monitoring and evaluation? This article provides […]

How to measure progress in social change?

How ‘good’ is good when we strive to promote women’s empowerment, to strengthen resilience to natural or man-made disasters, or to promote food security? When is ‘good’ good enough? This document introduces scales to measure the qualitative results of your work. Read more here: Measuring qualitative changes – an introduction

Theory of Change for Programs Planning

A stronger focus on changes (results) rather than activities. More clarity about the internal and external factors that may affect your program implementation. Stronger learning. These are some of the benefits of applying a Theory of Change approach to planning, monitoring and evaluation. This mini-guide outlines how. Read more: TOCs for program planning

Baselines for Performance Measurements – a miniguide

Many organisations confuse the use and content of a context baseline with the use and content of a performance baseline.  As a consequence, they spend too much time collecting too much data, which is of toolittle value to their goals: tracing and assessing work performance. This mini-guide is meant as an aid to organisations who […]

NETWORKING FOR GREATER IMPACT – A miniguide

The guide about what you can do to improve the management of your alliances and networks, and strengthen the impact of your joint work. Read More: NETWORKING FOR GREATER IMPACT –  A miniguide