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Jason Saul

Jason Saul is one of the nation's leading experts on measuring social impact. As the Founder and CEO of Mission Measurement, Jason helps corporations, nonprofits and public sector clients create value through social change.
The Value of Universal Outcomes

The Value of Universal Outcomes

The social sector has long struggled to organize, measure, and understand social change. And, though we have made many important strides, like developing improved reporting and outcomes tracking software, evaluators still face a number of obstacles in their attempts to measure and demonstrate the value of social impact programs. To better measure social impact, we need standardization to compare social programs and gain insights into what really works. Unfortunately, the sector has failed in our attempts to standardize metrics because every organization uses different strategies to accomplish their goals.  After years of experience helping nonprofits evaluate their work, my “aha”