The resource list below is designed to assist existing and developing
Neighborhood Networks consortia in tracking and evaluating the impact
of their programs and services on multifamily residents and their
surrounding communities. The links offer Neighborhood Networks consortia
members technical assistance resources and tools, related articles
and publications, and examples of successful fundraising initiatives.
Activities in Organizations
This site links to overview sites, online evaluation guides, and
general evaluation resources.
Guide to Outcomes-Based Evaluation for Nonprofit Organizations with
Very Limited Resources
This document offers guidance toward the basic planning and implementation
of an outcomes-based evaluation process (also called outcomes evaluation)
for small nonprofit organizations with limited funding.
This organization was created to enable public and nonprofit organizations
to better plan, execute, and evaluate their services and agencies.
The site provides a search service for model programs and effective
approaches to social services, and a participatory evaluation service.
The site also offers a Workstation to help agencies develop strategic
plans, program action plans, evaluation plans, program budgets,
fundraising plans, and grant applications; and a Repair Center that
focuses on helping organizations improve, create, and download surveys,
interviews, focus groups, questionnaires, data collection, and analytical
Kellogg Foundation Evaluation Handbook
This handbook presents a framework for understanding evaluation
as a relevant and useful program tool, and outlines a blueprint
for designing and conducting evaluations. The document also includes
case studies of the Kellogg Foundation evaluations. Adobe Acrobat
Reader is required for this .pdf file.