March 22, 2022
Check out our latest blog that highlights gender equality organizations and movement making a difference in the climate change crisis, in alignment with this year's 66th CSW theme! Illustration adapted from artist, Ceciro
February 28, 2022
Introducing the first blog of our series! We are exploring ways in which we can build impact databases and metrics using stories and storytelling. Our first blog critically looks at investment metrics and how we can transform them. Let us know what you think! #whatsyourimpact
February 23, 2022
ImpactMapper, a ground-breaking digital platform that helps organizations measure and optimize social impact and sustainability, is proud to be named one of the global top 100 AI solutions for sustainable development by the International Research Centre in Artificial Intelligence under the auspices of UNESCO (IRCAI).
August 5, 2021
By investing in and developing communication, flexibility, and technological proficiency, non-profits should be able to gain more from their employees which in turn will contribute significantly to achieving the mission and goals of the organisation. Read more about these skills here and how ImpactMapper can help you.
July 28, 2021
Empathy, creativity and contextualization are crucial to describing social changes and impact in a way that resonates. In this blog, we share 3 practical insights for removing barriers in making dissemination, communication and reporting efforts meaningful and understandable.
July 21, 2021
Strategic communication and dissemination around your organization's impact is crucial. Yet, communication of evaluation or research findings related to social change and impact is often dry and contextualized. In our last webinar, Alexandra Pittman, Ph.D. (ImpactMapper) presented practical tips for crafting compelling case studies and impact stories to communicate research findings. Read on for 3 basic insights to consider when developing case studies.
June 2, 2021
Short-term thinking is a common problem in the philanthropic and social investment space. Donors and investors often get distracted by immediate gains, which are often easily measurable at the expense of longer-term systemic and norms change. So what does the process of building an evidence base from a long-term perspective look like? Read our blog for an overview of key steps in this process through the lens of our project, The Key to Change project: Women and the SDG’s,
May 25, 2021
What is the scope of artificial intelligence in impact analysis? Which are some challenges and strategies going forward? ImpactMapper joined Brent O. Phillips and Felix Holmgren at "The Search Space" on Clubhouse to explore logic programing, symbolic AI and humanitarian applications of artificial intelligence.
May 4, 2021
As institutions committed to social and environmental justice, we share values like equality, participation, respect, empathy, sustainability, and transparency. Yet, these values are rarely embedded within our data collection and data management systems. How do we take the values and commitments that we have as organizations and individuals and track them effectively? Surfacing and tracking organizational values is crucial to align an organization's vision and mission with its everyday implementation. To support this process, data collection and management systems can leverage metrics to make sense and learn from the implementation of our organizational values, support strategic reflection and decision making.
April 5, 2021
Urgent Action Fund - Africa (UAF - Africa) is a feminist, Pan-African rapid response fund supporting and resourcing grassroots feminists and womn human rights' defenders. As a feminist fund, active listening, long-term collaboration and accountability are crucial to their funding approach. Read more to see how they are leveraging ImpactMapper’s survey tool to enhance learning and accountability to support this approach.