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Multipaper Session 891 How Nonprrofit Organizations Can Build and Sustain Capacity for Evaluation

Evaluation Capacity Building With Community-Based Organizations: Results of a Yearlong Planning Process and Curriculum As funders continue presenting grantees with reporting requirements of increasing scope and complexity, it is essential that nonprofit agencies have appropriate expertise and capacity to build meaningful evaluation into their work. Many community-based organizations, however, lack such capacity. In 2006, a Twin Cities coalition of 25 nonprofits, primarily community centers and others sharing settlement house values, first began discussing their capacity with respect to evaluation

Evaluation 2009 Presentation Shanker, Reich, Pejsa & King-ECB.pdf


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Eval11 Poster 19: Using Social Network Analysis to Inform Community Capacity Building in a National Science Foundation Funded Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Project (NSF GSE/EXT 0832913)

The Appalachian Information Technology Extension Service (AITES) project's overarching goal is to increase girls' interest in jobs requiring information technology (IT) skills through the development of community capacity. Developing community capacity is accomplished by training Community Cohort Teams (CCT) which consist of teachers, school counselors, and Cooperative Extension agents

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Leading Concepts in Community Health Evaluation Slides and Handout from SI10

Social ecological perspectives including assessing and determining adequacy of interventions from a social ecology perspective Community capacity, including expanding our perspectives of community capacity within the construct of health promotion, identifying linkages that interconnect to strengthen community capacity, and developing an evaluation approach that assesses the development of community capacity Uncovering “deeper structural meanings” in community responses to evaluation Robert M

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Eval11 Session 836: Designing an Indicator-based Profile for Evaluating and Identifying Poverty Solutions

Given the complexity of poverty and the importance of poverty measures in the evaluation of interventions or programs designed to alleviate poverty, we argue that this holistic approach may enhance capacity for evaluators and researchers to recognize successful solutions to poverty based on a range of indicators

poverty AEA_Presentation.pdf


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Eval11 Session 704: Dealing with Sensitive Data in Community-Based Settings

In this session, we discuss the challenges we faced in ensuring confidentiality of youth responses to a survey about sexual and other risk behaviors in a Boys and Girls Club setting. We also will discuss the strategies we used to address these challenges and solicit audience thoughts on...

C&C AEA 2011 Sensitive Data in Community Settings handout.pdf


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Eval10 Session 264: Using Evaluation to Improve the quality of the initial implementation of a statewide community and ste level policy and systems change initiative

This presentation, part of a broader panel examining evaluation of The California Endowment's Building Healthy Communities initiative, described the use of evaluation principles, primarily logic modeling, to structure a cohesive planning approach and an evaluable cross-site comprehensive...

TCC Group AEA session 2010 Using Evaluation Principles and Logic Models for Largescale Community Pl.pdf