To drive more funds to high performing nonprofit organizations by helping donors adopt sound social investing practices.
Each year billions of dollars flow into the human services sector to address some of the world’s most pressing issues. Much of this giving is based solely on anecdotes and basic financial information. While this information is important, it fails to provide insight into the ability of an organization to positively impact its target population. Assessing an organization’s ability to generate social value is critical to understanding the risks and responsibilities associated with an investment. Without this knowledge, organizations that are unable to effectively manage their performance, or that unknowingly conduct programs that cause harm, tap finances that could have gone to high-performing organizations capable of generating social value