Promising Practices Network on Children, Families, and Communities
The Promising Practice Network provides information and resources focused on improving outcomes for children. The website features examples of effective programs, along with details on their evaluation methods and implementation.
Model Practices from National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
This NACCHO searchable database features descriptions of how past Model Practice Award winners responded effectively to a public health issue.
National Cancer Institute: Using What Works: Adapting Evidence-Based Programs to Fit Your Needs
The National Cancer Institute offers a five-module course designed to train participants to plan a health program by selecting and adapting a program that has already been shown to be effective.
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation: Logic Model Development Guide
This W.K. Kellogg Foundation guide introduces logic models; describes uses and types with examples; and explains how to create and apply a logic model. It includes templates and exercises to support the process.
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation: Step-by-Step Guide to Evaluation
This W.K. Kellogg Foundation guide is designed to help program directors and staff work effectively with an evaluator; it describes evaluation basics, stages, and considerations.
The Urban Institute: Data/Viz
The Urban Institute provides information and data tools focused on economic and social policy. The website examples how to effectively present data to inform decisions.
The Community Toolbox: Evaluate the Initiative
The Community Toolbox provides guidance and resources for developing an evaluation of a community program.
The Community Toolbox: Assessing Community Needs and Resources
The Community Toolbox provides guidance and resources for conducting a needs assessment.
CDC: Community Health Assessment and Group Evaluation (CHANGE) Action Guide
The CDC Community Health Assessment and Group Evaluation (CHANGE) tool action guide provides instructions and resources for completing the tool’s eight steps to evaluate a program or strategy.
Program Development and Evaluation Tools from the University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension
The University of Wisconsin-Extension provides information on evaluation planning, data collection methods, and data analysis.