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Tool: Involving Community Members in Evaluation

When community members are involved in evaluation, all aspects of the project, from identification of the question to dissemination of results, are more likely to reflect the priorities, values, and experiences of the community. In any evaluation or research project, community involvement can be considered along a continuum, where community members have increasing levels of influence and responsibility. This planning framework, which can be used by organizations responsible for conducting or funding evaluation projects, can increase transparency, establish shared expectations, serve as a starting point to further clarify roles, and increase accountability. Read more from the Amherst H Wilder Foundation website.

Download the PDF for the tool here.