Social Return on Investment (SROI) methodology is a principles-based approach that values change for people and the environment that would otherwise not be valued. It assigns monetary value to traditionally non-valued things such as the environment and social value.
The following is a brief overview of SROI analysis as one tool among many that assist to communicate the impact of preventive social programs, Understanding SROI.
SROI Case Studies
In 2008-2009, FCSS supported two SROI-facilitated learning groups, in which senior managers from social service agencies came together to learn how to become more effective at demonstrating their social value. FCSS-funded agencies continue to access one-time, capacity-building funds to complete SROI analysis of their programs. Below is a list of funded case studies:
FCSS has conducted several sector reviews over the past few years. Reports from each review can be downloaded from this site.
Family and sexual violence sector
Homeless family sector