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In Pursuit of Happiness & Impact Awards SW, 14 April 2014

Thank you to all who attended, our speakers and workshop hosts, award sponsors Charity Bank and once again many congratulations to the worthy winners of Impact Awards...

Proving Our Value

  • Citizens Advice in Bath and North East Somerset: generating significant and measurable improvements in income, health and wellbeing. Read more...
  • Community Development in Gloucestershire: demonstrating the value of grassroots activity. Read more...
  • Social Prescribing in Bristol: better outcomes for individuals - reduced demand on health resources. Read more...
  •  Employment related Training in Okehampton: making a real contribution to rural employment and wellbeing. Read more...
  • Supporting Voluntary Groups in Bristol: how voluntary sector infrastructure impacts on the frontline. Read more...

Plenary Presentations:

  • Dawn Austwick, Chief Executive, Big Lottery Fund - Keynote speech (audio - click play arrow below, or click here... to play on SoundCloud

 

  • Charlotte Hanson, South West Forum - An overview of the Proving Our Value project and the context for the 'In Pursuit of Happiness' conference - slides and transcript...
  • Ian Lawry, Wellsprings Healthy Living Centre and Richard Kimberlee, University of the West of England - Social Prescribing Works - slides... (slideshare, opens in new window)
  • Sue Milner and Beth Jaynes, University of Bath - Proving the Value of Advice: A study of the Impact of Bath and North East Somerset Citizens Advice Bureau Services - slides... (slideshare, opens in new window)
  • Charlotte Hanson, South West Forum - Collaborating on Impact: Insights into higher education - social purpose organisation partnerships from the Proving Our value project - slides and notes...

Workshop Presentations

  • Evidencing Impact for Commissioning - Achieving public sector outcomes  - slides... (slideshare, opens in new window)
  • Reflecting on the Impact of Skills and Learning Interventions:  slides... (slideshare, opens in new window)
  • Operationalising Social Return on Investment - Lessons from researching the impact of advice services: slides... (slideshare, opens in new window)
  • In defence of voluntary sector support services - Providing evidence of impact against a context of market driven service provision: slides... (slideshare, opens in new window)
  • Putting a value on happiness Can you? Should you? Is SROI the only game in town? Slides... (slideshare, opens in new window)
  • Understanding the impact of community projects: slides... (slideshare, opens in a new window)
  • Impact in Children and Young People Services - Are you investment ready? slides... (slideshare, opens in new  window)

Other info / resources...

  • Global Value Exchange - http://www.globalvaluexchange.org/ - a FREE crowd sourced database of financial proxies (and outcomes, indicators & stakeholders).
  • The SROI Network http://www.thesroinetwork.org/ (SROI Practitioner Training in Plymouth on 8th & 9th of July)
  • Inspiring Impact - http://inspiringimpact.org/
  • Storify - Conference and Awards seen through the tweets of those taking part... 
  • Awards Ceremony Video 

To follow...


Impact Awards gallery on Flickr