ImpactX and the University of Virginia’s Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy undertook a collaborative research project to analyze how well the most prominent frameworks for evaluating impact do in informing us about actual impact outcomes.
Christine Mahoney, UVA Professor and Fulbright Scholar
Nearly 50 students spent a semester analyzing how well prominent impact measurement frameworks do at revealing impact
Louisa Edwards, a student of social impact
Measurement frameworks provide a misleading sense of comfort. They often lead to a rosy but incomplete picture that fails to adequately portray actual mixed results and complexities in outcomes.
Louisa’s Research Paper
Evidence of impact is essential to any Changemaking endeavor. ImpactX tools are designed to enable Changemakers to gather and make sense of quantitative and qualitative evidence in order to understand, assess, and communicate their impact.