For funders, effective data-based decision-making and public transparency are more important than ever. This book is for government and philanthropic funders looking to generate a higher return on investment, maximize the impact of funding on their communities, and improve communication with partners, stakeholders, and the public.
In Social Sector Hero – How Government and Philanthropy Can Fund for Impact, Adam Luecking introduces eight core strategies to create world-class performance reporting systems in significantly less time — and using those systems to empower your grantees without adding burden.
Far from being dry and theoretical, Social Sector Hero is a highly practical, hands-on system that has transformed hundreds of agencies around the world. You'll discover how each strategy plays out in the real world through sixteen 'Social Sector Hero Spotlights' — case studies from real funders and grantees who have revolutionized how they fulfill their mandates. Using these battle-tested strategies, anyone in the public sector can conquer their fear of data, overcome institutional challenges, and seize their 'hero's sword' to lead their team to success.