Monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) approaches are widely regarded as the most effective mechanism of assessing the impact of philanthropic and for purpose partnerships and complement Theory of Change strategic work.
The annual report tallies the top 50 givers by quantum (not necessarily quality) and is diligently prepared by sector stalwart John McLeod. It provides a useful snapshot of not only who has been giving, but also tracks some sector trends.
The Hutt Street Aspire Impact Bond is a social impact bond (SIB) designed to address homelessness and support individuals in finding and maintaining stable housing in Adelaide, Australia.
In 2017, Mark Barry approach the Giving Connect team to establish a private ancillary fund (PAF) on behalf of his aging client with charitable objective – to maximise care and help provide a cure for bowel cancer and dementia.