Technical report

The future of outcomes measurement in the community sector in Western Australia

This report provides evidence of a high level of support for outcomes measurement on the part of community sector organisations in Western Australia, but also the challenges they face in measuring their impact. It also lists the key priorities of the community sector going forward...

The practice, prevalence and funding of outcomes measurement in the community sector: findings from the outcomes measurement in the Western Australian community sector survey

The aim of the research program is to increase 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.

Measuring the difference we make: the state-of-play of outcomes measurement in the community sector in Western Australia

This report extends our previous Bankwest Foundation research and investigates the experiences of on-the-ground community organisations, government and philanthropic funders of community service organisations, and community sector peak bodies with outcomes measurement in Western Australia.

Small is the new big: measuring the impact of NAB's microenterprise loan programs

NAB's Microenterprise Loan program involves unsecured business loans for small enterprises that do not have access to mainstream business finance. The loans are not provided as a band-aid or short-term solution: they are part of a wider program and are offered in partnership with established...

The integration of corporate responsibility: evidence from leading companies in Australia and New Zealand

This paper explores patterns of corporate responsibility integration among a group of leading companies in Australia/New Zealand.