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Measuring impact is an important part of demonstrating that your work is making a difference. There are several ways to do this.
A simple format is to ‘PLAN, DO, ASSESS, REVIEW’.
Monitoring methods include:
Primary Data involves: interviews, questionnaires and surveys, focus groups, group discussion, observation, social media
Secondary Data involves: Government statistics, research papers
Assessment of this information will show the extent of the impact
There are several ways that you can fundraise including:-
Each of these have specific methods and procedures that will give you the best chance in raising money. If you have a particular project in mind, call us at VAAC on 01243 840305 and we will be happy to help you locate funding opportunities. See also FAQ re a Fundraising Strategy.
The majority of your income should be generated by a service or product i.e. trading that is comparable with the market place i.e. not reliant on grants etc.
However, some grant funders are willing to give money to help you start your business and get you on your feet. You will need to check with individual grant funders before applying that you meet their criteria and that they fund CIC’s. It is increasingly difficult to generate income from grants.