Evidence for good: how charities use evidence to boost their influence and impact

2020-02-27 connect evidence-informed decision-making learns publication report

The report is aimed at anyone working in the charity sector – whether a frontline practitioner dealing with clients, a CEO, or a trustee. Previous research tells us that the messenger is important in encouraging evidence take-up, and that people of influence can help persuade peers of the value of evidence. As such, we’ve spoken to charities working on a range of causes from across the UK, showcasing seven charities which have used different types of evidence to make their organisations more effective, from the early days of setting up a charity, to improving practice, to changing the environment in which they operate.