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Measuring impact

Measuring impact

case-studies of impact assessment in small and medium-sized voluntary organisations

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Published by National Council for Voluntary Organisations in London .
Written in English


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Includes bibliography.

StatementUK Voluntary Sector Research Group ; Bryan Collis ... [et al.].
ContributionsCollis, Bryan., National Council for Voluntary Organisations., U K Voluntary Sector Research Group.
The Physical Object
Pagination62p. ;
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16409406M

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