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Educating Social Entrepreneurs, Volume II by Maria Aggestam, Paul Miesing

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CHAPTER 35

Worksheet for “Scaling the Social Venture”

Paul Miesing

University at Albany, State University of New York

Theory of Change

Metrics Matter: Measure overall expected added value to the community rather than only one performance dimension (e.g., number of jobs created, increased self-esteem of workers, etc.). Will your social enterprise be worth the effort—to you? To whom? Begin by estimating the desirable impacts you would like your enterprise to have in the future. Then, work your way to the present using the following “The Program Logic Model” to determine your resource requirements.

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