Thought leadership – NGO Interest
In the current economic climate, the grant funding pool available to NPOs has shrunk. This situation requires NPOs to demonstrate how their activities provide a social return while ensuring that their operations are financially sustainable.Read more
Since 2009, the development sector has made a notable shift in the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) practices of corporate social investment (CSI) programmes.
Trialogue reported in their 2012 CSI Handbook that the monitoring of programmes has improved, from the simple tracking of expenditure to tracking outputs and outcomes indicators and conducting site visits to funded projects.
While the attention on more and more accountability for the results of social investments increases, we are yet to see significant strides in the evaluation component of M&E.Read more