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Evaluation Resources

The following links and resources related to evaluation may be useful to community-academic partnership projects.

Sources: Kansas Health Foundation and Missouri Foundation for Health

The American Evaluation Association
The American Evaluation Association’s (AEA) mission is to improve evaluation practices and methods, increase evaluation use, promote evaluation as a profession, and support the contribution of evaluation to the generation of theory and knowledge about effective human action. From publications to trainings, AEA has numerous resources on its website. Read more

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are dedicated to protecting health and promoting quality of life through the prevention and control of disease, injury and disability. Online features include data and statistics, best practices, multimedia health features and information on public awareness campaigns.  Read more

Digital Resources for Evaluators
Provides digital resources for evaluators and  web links to online organizations, education, documents, tools, and software. Read more

The Foundation Center
The Foundation Center is a national nonprofit service organization recognized as the nation’s leading authority on organized philanthropy, connecting nonprofits and the grantmakers supporting them to tools they can use and information they can trust. Its website features a comprehensive directory of U.S. grantmakers and offers training in areas like fund raising, foundation management and proposal writing.  Read more

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO)
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) is a coalition of grantmakers committed to building strong and effective nonprofit organizations. GEO offers seminars, conferences, publications and networking opportunities. Its website also features a comprehensive resource library covering a variety of topics relevant to philanthropy and the nonprofit sector. Read more

The Institute of Medicine (IOM)
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) is the health arm of the National Academy of Sciences and strives to help those in government and the private sector make informed health decisions by providing evidence upon which they can rely. Through its research and reports, including many focusing on public health, IOM makes information on various topics publicly available. Read more

Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences Cooperative Extension - Program Evaluation
This site provides information to design and implement a useful program evaluation in order to improve a program, compare delivery methods, respond to stakeholders, advocate, and prepare for promotion. Read more

RTI International
RTI International is one of the world’s leading research institutes, dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Its research, including areas of health behaviors and public health, has helped to inform the field about best practices. Read more

Sociometrics Corporation
Science-based resources for researchers and practitioners including data archives, resources for research and teaching, replication kits for effective programs, program evaluation resources (including free resources for program evaluation and social research methods), and training workshops and tools. Read more

University of Wisconsin –Extension Program Development and Evaluation
A teaching and learning site providing a wealth of materials, samples and examples from across Wisconsin to help community-based Extension educators design and implement evaluations of their youth development programs. Read more

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