Results Based Accountability – Workshop Resources

First slide of RBA presentation

Here is the presentation as delivered on 10 December 2014 at Community Link.

On the day online resources were mentioned, these are available at They are being updated – we’ll share the revised info through the DCOSS meeting list when it’s available.

Have you made use of RBA? And are you willing to share your experience – if so get in touch – DCOSS email.

We’ll be running more session in 2015 – make sure you’ve signed up to our mailing list so you don’t miss out. Just add your name and email address to the form on the right.

More Census 2013 infographics and case studies


The latest newsletter from is even more interesting than usual.

It includes articles on a recently released collection of case studies on how groups including a good many non-profits use census information to plan their activities and to track the difference they make. Learn more about this PDF on their website. If you make use of the Census information we’d love to hear about it here at COSSD.

The new infographics released include iwi groupings and individual iwi posters.

Social and economic outcomes for disabled people is a 20 page document featuring a breakdown of the experiences of people living with disability. Skip to page 5 for the key points.

For all this and more about Te Reo and our broadband connections view the newsletter online.

Help us by filling out the 3 minute survey about outcome measurement

outcomeI am a third year student at the Otago Polytechnic and I am on an internship with the Council of Social Services Dunedin. The survey is a part of my research project with the topic “outcome measurement in non-profit organizations”. It would be great if you could participate. It takes just 3 minutes and it would help me a lot.

In order to keep the survey confidentially, you are able to leave out your organizations name and email address.

Thank you!

Kind regards,
Juliane Janzen

Online until 05.10.2014

Collective Impact – Free webinar 18 February

Our friends at Community Research have arranged a free webinar with Liz Weaver on the topic of shared measurement.

It’s from 11am-12pm on Tuesday 18 February 2014 online, via your computer, so there’s no travel.

Outcomes are a hot topic right now and of course none of us work alone so this is a great chance to learn how other communities have worked together to measure changes. The presenter visited NZ late last year so is up to speed on our sector.

You can find more details on our calendar page or visit to register.

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