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Guidelines and Best Practices for Culturally Competent Evaluation

The Colorado Trust

This report is a summary of two workshops for evaluators.

Collaborative, Participatory, and Empowerment Evaluation

American Evaluation Association

This Web site includes an introduction to empowerment evaluation and a detailed list of Internet resources, software, handbooks and guides, and associations related to empowerment evaluation.

Dressed Down Research Terms: A Glossary for Non-Researchers

Missouri Institute of Mental Health

This glossary is a compilation of terms commonly used in academic, technical, and/or clinical writing about mental health research in language that accessible to a broader audience who have not had


Our Evaluation Model: Evaluating Comprehensive Community Initiatives

University of Kansas

This Web site includes real world examples, links, tools, and checklists for evaluating community initiatives.

CYFERNet Evaluation

North Carolina State University

This Web site includes practical tools that can be used to evaluate community-based programs, information on how community programs can be sustained, and assessments of organizational support for w

Basic Guide to Program Evaluation

The Management Assistance Program for Nonprofits

Provides guidance for planning and implementing an evaluation process.

Program Development and Evaluation: Evaluation Results Quick Tips

University of Wisconsin

This Web site includes a variety of resources that describe how to plan an evaluation, collect information, analyze and interpret information, communicate results, and improve evaluation quality.

How to Deliver Negative Evaluation Results Constructively: Ten Tips for Evaluators

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information

This Web page presents a summary of the suggestions provided by members of Evaltalk, the American Evaluation Association Discussion List, in June 2002.

Taking Stock: A Practical Guide to Evaluating Your Own Programs

Horizon Research, Inc.

This manual was created to help community-based organizations design and carry out a program evaluation.

How to Select a Program Evaluator

Education Development Center

This 3-page flyer describes the role of evaluation in program planning and implementation; skills, expertise, qualifications, and experience to look for when seeking an evaluator; incentives for th