This report assesses whether there has been progress in community sector outcomes measurement in Western Australia.
Social enterprises continue to make significant impacts to the lives of many Australians. A recent study has shown there are an estimated 20,000 social enterprises operating in Australia, present in every industry (Barraket, Mason and Blain 2016). Although they are a growing presence in our...
The aim of the research program is to increase our understanding of the difference community programs make to the lives of Western Australians and what factors enhance the resilience and long-term financial viability of Western Australia’s emerging social enterprise sector. Improving the evidence base on...
This is the fourth publication from the Bankwest Foundation Social Impact Series and includes analysis of the first wave of data collection from the Social Enterprise Financial Resilience project.
Significant interest in this project from social enterprises arose following the public presentation and delivery...
The term ‘outcomes measurement’ refers to the measurement of the difference that an initiative, program or organisation makes to the lives of people they engage with. Outcomes measurement provides evidence on whether initiatives, programs and organisations are making a difference to the lives of people...
This is the second publication from the Bankwest Foundation Social Impact Series and includes preliminary findings from the Supporting Development and Growth in the Community Sector in Western Australia research program. This report is the first output of the Social Enterprise Financial Resilience project, which...