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Sharing insights from SVA’s work and across the social sector to prompt learning and discussion about effective practice.

10 roles for impact at scale

The variety of potential roles needed to work towards impact at scale reflects the collaboration of actors with differing capabilities and focus.

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10 design principles for impact at scale

SVA identifies 10 design principles as key considerations in defining an impact at scale goal or strategy.

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What does it take to create large scale impact?

Three leaders with experience of creating large scale impact both in Australia, and overseas in the UK share their insights about what it takes to create impact at scale? +Podcast

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Why is strategy valuable: leaders have their say

Leaders in the community legal sector share their perspectives on strategy – why it is valuable, what has worked and their top tips for developing strategy.  

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Frameworks for understanding impact at scale

Continuing in our series of articles on impact at scale, we look at six frameworks or models for understanding how to create impact at scale.

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Five questions to consider when scaling for impact

Dr Neela Saldanha explains why successful pilots often don’t achieve the same results ‘at scale’ and outlines what to consider when scaling for impact. +Podcast

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Social sector intermediaries: what are they and what do they need?

Field-building intermediaries play an important role in social sector ecosystems but what do they do and what kind of funding do they need? +Audio

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A guide to outcomes contracting and social impact bonds

After 10 years of SIBs, we answer questions about how outcomes contracting and SIBs work and share some of the myths, challenges and hopes for their application.

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How do you plan for a founding CEO succession?

Guidance for founders, new CEOs and boards that could help smooth the transition when planning for a founder CEO succession.

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Are charities beyond the crisis?

Financially, charities fared better than feared during the pandemic thanks to prudent management and financial support. However, many charities risk returning to the vulnerable financial position they were in before the pandemic.

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