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What we do at The Evaluation Center

We provide evaluation, research, and capacity-strengthening services.

Evaluation Services

The Evaluation Center is home to a team of multidisciplinary evaluation experts who can evaluate your program, project, or organization on a contractual basis or as a partner on your state or federal grant award. We can evaluate your program, partner with you on the evaluation section of your grant application or conduct custom research activities. We offer:

  • Evaluation of existing programs – Need an evaluator? Our staff has the experience and expertise necessary to evaluate your program or project. We work with both well-established programs and new ones that are just starting up.
  • Partnership on grant applications – Are you applying for a government or foundation grant? We will work with you to develop a compelling plan for evaluating your proposed project. We have extensive experience partnering on successful applications to federal agencies including NSF, NIH, NASA, and the Department of Education.
  • Custom services – Do you need help with a specific aspect of your evaluation or research project? We can help with developing logic models, designing and conducting surveys, data analysis, and more.

Evaluation Resources

We offer an array of open-access resources, ranging from webinars to checklists to quick reference guides – and everything in between. Whether you’re looking for a chance to connect with the evaluation community or further your professional development, we’ve got you covered.

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    The Evaluation Checklist Project offers more than 30 checklists on diverse topics to guide evaluation practice.

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    Offers open-access webinars, videos, blogs, and popular resources to support evaluation practice.

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    A free app to access authoritative definitions of evaluation terms instantly.

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    Practical evaluation training combining evaluation theory, proven practices, and insights from experienced evaluators.