Multiplying social impact

Responding to the complex social problems of our time requires clear thinking, bold leadership and effective tools and processes. This is the heart of Lirata's work. We magnify the efforts of the many organisations working for positive change. We help our project partners to access key information, build skills and develop new approaches to strengthen their impact.

Helping not-for-profits succeed

Charities and social purpose organisations face a wide range of challenges. Developing strategy, securing and retaining funding, evaluating effectiveness, engaging stakeholders, and managing compliance and risk are just a few of the obstacles that boards and managers face every day.

Our focus is to help your organisation survive and thrive within this challenging environment. Our team have many years' experience in guiding organisations through cycles of planning, development and change.

Developing effective, efficient and accountable services

Funders and policy makers are responsible for achieving positive impact at community level. It's complex work to design and commission evidence-based responses to create social outcomes, and to build workforce capability and sector coordination to deliver them. Operating within a climate of political exposure and public scrutiny adds further challenge.

Our evaluation, systems review, policy development and stakeholder consultation services increase the effectiveness of social programs, aid accountability and foster collective impact.

Research and evaluation services

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Gather the insights you need to manage programs and services, improve your work, make key decisions, and advocate for change.
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Impact measurement
Identify the key outcomes and impacts that you are working towards, and assess how effective your work is in achieving them.
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Data systems & reporting
Capture the data you need to manage your projects and services, and analyse the key insights using custom reports and dashboards.

Services to strengthen people and organisations

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Design & review
Design best-practice models for positive social outcomes, and review your work and your organisation to increase your effectiveness.
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Training & mentoring
Build the knowledge, skills and confidence to make your best contribution to outcomes for your organisation and your community.

What our partner agencies say about us

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Gail O'Donnell
Executive Officer
HealthWest Partnership

Lirata’s collaborative approach and deep understanding of the health and community sectors meant their evaluation reports were insightful and suitable for a broad audience. Partners involved commented on the quality of the evaluative process and the usefulness of the final reports. We had no difficulty in using the recommendations outlined in the reports to begin planning for the next stage of our work.