Leading for Change!

Being in a leadership role has its challenges. In the current climate, leading for change in communities requires specific skills and attributes in order to drive that change. In other words, trying hard is just not good enough anymore! For example, my homeland of Australia is in a time of dissatisfaction [...]

5 Reasons Your Case Management System is Not Enough

We get asked questions like this all the time: We have a case management (or data) system. Why would we need another one? I like the sounds of a performance improvement system, but where does the data come from? I have lots of data, but no one is using it. Can [...]

Article: The Four Components of Effective Collective Impact

In “The Four Components of Effective Collective Impact,” author and Clear Impact Senior Consultant, Dan Duncan, highlights and describes what he believes to be the four critical components needed to implement a successful Collective Impact initiative, and more importantly, to improve the well-being of communities around the world. These include: A clear, [...]

Clear Impact Australia Supporting Launceston Tamar Valley Collective Impact Initiative

Last month, Clear Impact Australia worked with the Communities for Children team at Anglicare Tasmania and their partners in Launceston, Tasmania -- assisting them with gaining a greater understanding of Results Based Accountability and how the framework can be used to measure the outcomes of their Launceston Tamar Valley Collective Impact initiative ‘Every Child Succeeds’. [...]

Everything you need to know about Clear Impact Scorecard 3.0 in 6 minutes

This brief (6 min.) video provides an introduction and overview of the key features in the Clear Impact Scorecard 3.0 application, including: Cloud-based platform Interactive Scoreboard Turn the Curve Template Web Embed Custom Calculations RS Connect Virtual RBA Facilitator Custom Reporting Template Library Restful API For more information, or to try the software free for [...]

Collaboration for Impact to Offer 1 Million in Support to Australian Community

 Collaboration for Impact, a Catalyzing Group consisting of Result Leadership Group USA, Centre for Social Impact, Westpac Foundation, Social Solutions Group,  Blackbaud Pacific, Social Ventures Australia, Australian Communities Foundation Impact Collective has recently launched The Search—a new initiative offering $1 million in support to an Australian Community working to address the country’s biggest challenges. To receive funding, communities will demonstrate [...]

New Collaborative Launched to Improve Outcomes for Vulnerable Children, Families and Communities

Nine national and four local organizations announced the creation of the National Results and Equity Collaborative, designed to enable national and local philanthropy, technical assistance providers, public and private civic and service organizations, government and others to work together to help more vulnerable young people succeed from birth throughout adulthood. “From a national perspective, it [...]

Clear Impact Joins The Search, a $1 Million Initiative to Tackle Australia’s Social Problems Through Collective Impact

A group of Australian funders and partners have launched a national $1 million initiative in a bid to work differently to tackle some of Australia’s biggest social problems. Described as the first of its kind in Australia, the initiative called The Search, is putting together a resource pool of up to $1 million for an [...]

Impact Measurement Awards: Linkwest Wins Small Not-for-Profit Category

Winning the small not-for-profit category of the Impact Measurement Awards, Linkwest, the peak body for Western Australia Community, Neighbourhood and Learning Centres (WA CNLC), has used the Performance Accountability component of the Results Based Accountability (RBA)  framework to improve programs in the areas of sector development, community development, social inclusion, education and adult learning. This [...]

Public Sector and Non-Profit Collaboration Software

It is without question, that innovation is an important byproduct of collaboration. However, in government and non-profit partnerships, innovation can be stymied. In particular, the public sector carries a high need for performance accountability, creating a “mistake-averse” culture that is difficult to penetrate. Government agencies are charged with preventing abuse, fraud and showing partiality to [...]