Demonstrate your social impact with Your Value!
The Communities and Local Government department has published guidance asking local authorities to consider social, economic and environmental value when commissioning services.
A recent Social Enterprise UK report stated "Under the Public Services
(Social Value) Act, for the first time, all public bodies in England and
Wales are required to consider how the services they commission and
procure might improve the economic, social and environmental well-being
of the area. We hope it will transform the way public bodies choose to
With the Public Services (Social Value) Act now law, not to mention the need for creating better funding bids, it has never been more important for Local Authorities and community organisations to have the tools on hand to gather the relevant data.
Community Matters has developed a user-friendly tool, Your Value! that can play a vital role in providing you this information at an incredibly affordable price.
The tool has already received incredible support from the sector including the Charity Commission and Department from Communities and Local Government. Read what people are saying here...
Visit www.yourvalue.org.uk to purchase your tool and get reporting on your social value!
What is Your Value!
Your Value! will help you:
- Understand terms associated with social value including ‘outcomes’, ‘social value’ and ‘impact’
- Make the connection between social value and key public policies for e.g. community cohesion, worklessness and sustainability
- Gather facts and figures about your activities and present them in a way which is aesthetically pleasing and enlightening for funders, government and stakeholders
- Store information about your activities which can be used for funding bids and other reports which require evidence based on need, activities, value and impact
- Reflect and self-assess for future planning and monitoring purposes
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Your Value! confidentiality statement
The data entered onto the Your Value! tool will only be used by Community Matters and will not be passed on to any third party. In instances where data is analysed and used for statistical purposes, details of your organisation will remain anonymous. Any data used would be strictly for research purposes and lobbying on behalf of the sector. All personal data will remain confidential to Community Matters.