Technical guide for outcomes measurement
This in-depth guide and supporting factsheets aim to support proponents to develop a rigorous measurement framework and financial basis for their social impact investment proposal to the NSW Government.
The guide is structured in two parts:
- Program measurement and design, which guides proponents to define their population, intervention, counterfactual and outcomes, and describes methods to measure the effectiveness of interventions.
- Financial cost benefit analysis, which outlines the steps to demonstrate the value of proposals using a modified cost benefit anaylsis.
The guide should be read with the Principles for social impact investment proposals to the NSW Government and documents for formal requests for proposals.
Three fact sheets accompany the guide to show how the concepts it explores can be applied in real life cases: