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Kate Laverty CEO Community Evaluation Northern Ireland

Kate's interview on Irish Times is something you should read

The Chief Executive Officer of Community Evaluation NI, Kate Laverty recently gave an interview on Irish Times. Amongst others, she shared her thoughts on management, and how public, private and community sector could work together to maximize the overall well being of our population… CONTINUE

An Experiment in co-design

On Wednesday 3 April, we will share lessons from the project at an event in Malone House, Belfast.

In 2018, Inspiring Impact funded CENI and thrive to create a project to improve impact practice in the arts sector… CONTINUE


Recent commissions saw us work with Clanmil Housing Association, as well as the Housing Associations Integration Project. We have also been working with Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council and the Department for Communities on two different projects… CONTINUE

Impact frameworks

We love a good framework as a starting point for planning and assessing impact.  Over recent months, we have been working on frameworks with Forward South Partnership, Causeway Coast and Glens Cultural Services… CONTINUE