measuring outcomes

Fran Butterfoss on Evaluating Community Coalitions

Hi! I’m Fran Butterfoss, President of Coalitions Work, a group that helps coalitions build and sustain community change efforts to promote health and prevent disease. Coalitions are powerful vehicles for building the skills of professionals and volunteers, thereby empowering them to advocate and act on behalf of priority populations within their communities. Since training and …

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Brian Yates on Doing Cost-Inclusive Evaluation. Part II: Measuring Monetary Benefits

Hello again! I’m Brian Yates, your Treasurer, Director of the Program Evaluation Research Laboratory (PERL) at American University in Washington, DC, and a Professor there too. A few weeks ago I wrote an AEA365 on “Doing Cost-Inclusive Evaluation. Part I: Measuring Costs.” Measuring the costs of programs is only part of cost-inclusive evaluation. This week …

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Emily Warn on Using Online Tools to Measure Outcomes for Not-For-Profit Organizations

My name is Emily Warn and I’m a senior partner at SocialQuarry, a social media consulting group that plans and analyzes online networks and social media for non-profits, foundations, and public agencies.  Today I’m going to be sharing a hot tip about using social media in evaluations. This past week Facebook surpassed Google in US …

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Susana Bonis on Logic Models and Outcomes

My name is Susana Bonis, and I am an advanced graduate student at Claremont Graduate University.  I work with small to mid-size nonprofit organizations in fundraising, strategic planning, and evaluation.  Most of the organizations I work with focus on outcome measurement, and many are looking to develop their own internal evaluation capacity.  I introduce nearly …

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