Thinking big: how to use theory of change for systems change

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Boswell, Katie; Abercrombie, Rob; Thomasoo, Rosanna
New Philanthropy Capital
Date of publication
7 March 2018
Social Policy, Social Work, Social Care and Social Services
Social welfare
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Systems change is helping a range of charities, funders and practitioners to deal with the root causes of social problems.

This report identifies five common pitfalls that organisations fall into when using theory of change, and walks through five rules of thumb that will help organisations to use the approach to tackle complex problems.

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