What does it mean to evaluate and why do it?• identify areas for making improvements in what you do and how you do it;
• determine if project goals, objectives and intended outcomes are met;
• report progress to funders; and
• make decisions about continuing your efforts.
What should be evaluated?
You and your partners will need to decide what aspects of your efforts you want to evaluate. Additionally, organizations funding interventions will likely indicate what is expected in terms of evaluation. Evaluation may be conducted on:
The following sections provide information and suggestions for planning and implementing an evaluation. Select any of the following: