Social impact

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Guide

Roadmap to social impact

This guide has been prepared for anyone working towards the creation of positive social impact in Australia. It may assist those wanting to measure the change they are making for individuals, organisations and communities.
Report

Debates in disability and health policy

The purpose of this report is to provide a descriptive account of the findings from the first round of interviews conducted through the Policy Lab in October-December 2017. These interviews focused on three critical areas: health inequities experienced by working-age Australians with disability; current effectiveness...
Report

Philanthropy: the continued journey to real impact and better practice

This report revisits the progress the Australian philanthropic sector has made against the five pillars of best practice and, through the contribution of the members of the Philanthropy Impact Pioneers Program, does a deep dive practical into the challenges of genuinely engaging and holding ourselves...
Working paper

Social protection response to COVID-19 and beyond: emerging evidence and learning for future crises

If the COVID-19 crisis and social protection crisis response to date are to make a difference to progress towards inclusive, adaptive and sustainable social protection moving forward, harnessing the momentum around social protection and institutionalising learning to date are key. This paper aims to contribute...
Policy report

Shaping the COVID decade: addressing the long-term societal impacts of COVID-19

No single metaphor can capture the complexity or ramifications of the societal impact of COVID-19 pandemic. This report presents the British Academy’s review of the policy implications of COVID-19.
Report

The COVID decade: understanding the long-term societal impacts of COVID-19

The British Academy was asked by the UK Government Office for Science to produce an independent review on the long-term societal impacts of COVID-19. This report outlines the evidence across a range of areas, building upon a series of expert reviews, engagement, synthesis and analysis...
Journal article

Vulnerability and resilience in the social sector: what we learnt through COVID-19

This article discusses the capabilities of social purpose organisations which are protective in a crisis. Philanthropists, government funders and social purpose organisations need to work together to nurture these protective factors.
Report

Build back stronger

Drawing on the contributions of over 50,000 citizens, the landmark report of Renew Normal: the People’s Commission on Life After COVID-19 says that without radical reform to build a stronger, more resilient and more united nation, the UK risks never recovering from the huge social...
Journal article

Developing sustainable and high impact NFPs for Indigenous Australians

In this article, Aboriginal non-profit leader and Fulbright Scholar, Adam Davids, offers insights for Indigenous not-for-profits by drawing on the experience of successful racial minority-serving institutions in the USA.
Report

Welfare 5.0: why we need a social revolution

In this document, the author argues that investment is needed in the creation of a new social settlement — one that can address the very different social, economic technological and ecological crises of today. Arguing that this is a moment of paradigm change, the paper...