Framework for a Basic Outcomes-Based Evaluation Plan

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    The following framework can be filled in by readers to complete
    a basic outcomes-based evaluation plan. The guidelines for completing
    the plan is contained in the Basic
    Guide to Outcomes-Based Evaluation for Nonprofit Organizations
    With Very Limited Resources

    NOTE: Outcomes-based evaluation is
    but one type of evaluation that can be applied to programs. Thus,
    a nonprofit might well benefit from first completing a more general
    evaluation plan the results of which, in turn, can suggest the need
    for an outcomes-based evaluation plan. Read more about general program evaluation

    Outcomes-Based Evaluation Plan


    Organization (Name) _____________

    Or Program (Name) ______________

    Very likely, you will require a table that is larger than the example below.
    The following is to give you an impression of at least one possible format for
    organizing outcomes-planning information.

    NOTE: This example includes six columns. However, columns 4-6 are included
    below columns 1-3 on this page, so that this page is easily viewable on smart



    source of data
    (records, clients, etc.)


    method to collect data
    (questionnaires, interviews, etc.)

    who collects data

    when collecting data

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