Inputs vs. Outputs vs. Outcomes in Impact Monitoring and Evaluation

Iulian Circo
May 20 · 6 min read

Understanding the difference defines how we think about impact

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Inputs

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Proof of Impact is a global marketplace that enables impact investors and funders to support the causes they care about most by linking financial investment directly to proven results. The Dutch startup is on a mission to enable donors to fund results, not promises!

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Proof of Impact

Proof of Impact is a global marketplace that enables impact investors and funders to support the causes they care about most by linking financial investment directly to proven results. The Dutch startup is on a mission to enable donors to fund results, not promises!