Program Materials from 'Evaluating for Community Impact'

Publication date: 
April, 2017

Resources from the Evaluating for Community Impact program on April 7, 2017.

UC San Diego Extension Center for Research on the Regional Economy is a nationally-renowned for its expertise in workforce trends, regional economic studies, and program evaluations. Dr. Mary Walshok and Dr. Josh Shapiro led this program on how to use data to demonstrate that your organization’s funding is making an impact overall and in our community.

Some topics covered in this program:

  • How to ask the right questions of your funding entities
  • Why you need to think about data collection before the program starts
  • How data can be used to demonstrate goals
  • Basic evaluation techniques you can start using today
  • How to measure the larger impact your investments have made
  • What data can and cannot measure

Below are the slides from the presentation and an external link to the Community Research and Program Evaluation Certification at UCSD.

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