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Table 3 SROI application and findings

From: Social return on investment (SROI) method to evaluate physical activity and sport interventions: a systematic review

Ref.SROI typePurpose of the SROI studyStakeholders included in the analysisStudy designUse of a proxy databaseOutcome groups included in the studySROI
31EvaluativeEvaluate the benefits generated by the servicesBeneficiaries, implementers, funders, promotersPost-intervention data collection + opinions and assumptions of the stakeholdersNoPR, OR, PuRNot mentioned
32EvaluativeEvaluate the social value created by the project, prove the wide impacts of the project and hope to secure continued fundingBeneficiaries, implementers, funders, promotersPost-intervention data collection + opinions and assumptions of the stakeholdersNoPR, OR4:1
33EvaluativeEvaluate the benefits generated by the servicesBeneficiaries, implementers, funders, promotersPost-intervention data collection + opinions and assumptions of the stakeholdersNoPR, RRNot mentioned
34EvaluativeIdentify and value the benefits delivered by the interventionBeneficiaries, implementers, funders, promotersPost-intervention data collection + opinions and assumptions of the stakeholdersNoPR, CR, SR, OR, PuR8:1
35EvaluativeUnderstand the impact of the program and identify key lessons to improve processes, approaches and future impact.Beneficiaries, implementers, funders, promotersPost-intervention data collection + opinions and assumptions of the stakeholdersYesPR, CR, OR7.5:1
36EvaluativeMissingBeneficiaries, implementers, funders, promotersPost-intervention data collection + opinions and assumptions of the stakeholdersYesPR, PuR, CR, RR, OR3:1
37EvaluativeRecognise and understand the social value created, identify improvements and potential areas of negative social value, inform stakeholders and account to funders.Beneficiaries, implementers, funders, promotersBefore-and-afterNoPR, CR4.4:1
44EvaluativeDetermine the social value of a typical community football club, specifically its social, health and community impact.Beneficiaries, fundersComparison groupNot mentionedPR, CR, RR4.4:1
46EvaluativeDetermine the impacts of the project, identify the most productive and inefficient parts, use the resources in the most efficient way, promote and extend the project.Beneficiaries, implementers, funders, promotersPost-intervention data collection + opinions and assumptions of the stakeholdersNoSR, PR12.5:1
38EvaluativeDemonstrate the impact on health, wellbeing and employability. Create systematic monitoring and measurement of outcome. Identify opportunities for learning, change and improvement.Beneficiaries, implementers, funders, promotersMultiple data collection during + opinions and assumptions of the stakeholdersNot mentionedPR, CR4:1
39EvaluativeEnable policy makers to present a case for supporting investment in sport by demonstrating its wider contribution and value to society.Beneficiaries, implementers, funders, promotersData analysis based on a systematic review of literature and consultation of academic experts in the field of health, crime, education and social capitalYesPR, CR1.9:1
40EvaluativeExamine whether the intervention is a cost effective one that should be rolled out across the country.Beneficiaries, implementers, funders, promotersPost-intervention data collection + opinions and assumptions of the stakeholdersYesPR, CR, PuR124:1
41EvaluativeUnderstand and evidence the broad value of developing high-quality coaches.BeneficiariesPost-intervention data collection + opinions and assumptions of the stakeholdersYesPR, CR, RR3:1
45EvaluativeProvide a result of the social return on investment (SROI) that MWAS created for stakeholders.Beneficiaries, implementers, promoters, funders.Opinions and assumptions of the stakeholdersNoPR, CR, RR1.7:1
42Forecast and EvaluativeUnderstand and value the changes that occurred because of projects implemented with AT funding, and develop delivery and evaluation blueprint as a resource for the other organisations and similar programs.Beneficiaries, implementers, funders, promotersBefore-and-afterYesPR, CR7.3:1
43EvaluativeProvide an economic and social impact assessment of the organisation.BeneficiariesBefore-and-afterYesPR9:1
30Forecast and EvaluativeEvaluate a sport for development and peace intervention.Beneficiaries, implementersDuring-and-after + opinions and assumptions of the stakeholdersYesPR, RR1.7:1