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Outcomes matrix

Start to plan and measure your impact using the Outcomes Matrix

What is the Outcomes Matrix?

The Outcomes Matrix is a tool to help organisations to plan and measure their social impact. It includes outcomes and measures for nine outcome areas and 15 beneficiary groups.

How does it work?

Browse and select relevant outcomes and measures from the nine outcome areas to create your own unique outcomes matrix. You can also select beneficiary groups to highlight suggested outcomes and measures which relate to that specific group. Your selected outcomes and measures can be exported to an excel file and then customised to meet your organisations individual needs.

Why should I use it?

The Outcomes Matrix is a free tool to help you plan and measure your social impact. It provides a useful starting point for you to consider the social impact that you are trying to deliver and how your will measure it.

How was it developed?

It was developed by Big Society Capital in partnership with social investment financial intermediaries, front line organisations and impact experts including Investing for Good, New Philanthropy Capital, Social Value International and Triangle Consulting.

Our guidance document explains how to use the Outcomes Matrix in more detail.