Anxiety about debt and financial stability can severely reduce the productivity and health of employees, which can hurt a company’s bottom line. Businesses, government, and philanthropic organizations should embrace the case for improving the financial well-being of workers.
As donor-advised funds increase in popularity, the people who use them are poised to advance the practice of listening to the organizations and individuals they are trying to help. Part of a series produced for SSIR with the support of the Hewlett Foundation.
Thinking about social impact measurement on a spectrum can help organizations develop a clear, evidence-based idea of how or why their programs work.
Before diving into measurement, organizations must establish awareness of and readiness for impact in every aspect of their operations.