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Why it isn’t a Case of Step 1, Step 2, Step 3…

Many Impact & Insight Toolkit users appreciate the flexibility of conducting quality evaluation with the Toolkit; however, there have been some questions about the consequences of this. One of the


Ambition and Quality, Peer Review, and the Toolkit

By investing in peer review, the receiving organisation will achieve a well-rounded understanding of how their work is perceived.   Ambition and Quality Investment Principle and Peer Review Peer review


Demystifying Dimensions

‘Dimension’ questions are a central component of the Impact & Insight Toolkit.  But what are these ‘dimensions’ and where do they come from?   What are ‘dimensions’? Dimensions are standardised


Reporting On-Demand

This blogpost provides the background and additional information regarding the Reporting Dashboard.  If you are looking for guidance on how to create the reports and interpret charts, please look at


Ambition and Quality: Putting it into Practice

Introduction At the beginning of April, Counting What Counts (CWC) launched the updated version of the Impact & Insight Toolkit (Toolkit) to support the National Portfolio Organisation (NPO) cohort in


The ‘New’ Toolkit Project – Your Questions, Our Answers

Having recently been chatting more about the ‘new’ Impact & Insight Toolkit, some great questions have been presented to us.  Whilst we have responded directly, we would like to share


Preparing for the 2023-26 ACE Funding Period

Check out the process by which we will be providing access to the new and improved Impact & Insight Toolkit, alongside the gradual termination of the current Toolkit project.


Ambition & Quality; Quality Evaluation Frameworks

Establishing an evaluation framework is incredibly useful when it comes to evidencing commitment to the Ambition and Quality investment principle.


The Ambition & Quality Investment Principle ‘All Wrapped Up’ in the Toolkit

Whilst Christmas it not yet upon us, Counting What Counts (CWC) already has its eyes firmly on the New Year, and we want to share with you exciting news about


A Statement from the Director

The Impact & Insight Toolkit will continue to be a resource available to NPOs from April 2023


What's your question?

Your results achieved through using the Toolkit can be insightful across the organisation, as long as you know where to start. That’s why a question has been allocated to each department, with the intention of prompting a conversation.


Demonstrating Ambition & Quality with the Toolkit

Consider the Toolkit to measure and evaluate individual pieces of work in ways aligned with the Ambition & Quality Principle.