A Guide to Measuring Advocacy and Policy

Posted December 6, 2007
By the Annie E. Casey Foundation and Organizational Research Services
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Measuring the impact of grant-maker dollars on large-scale social change is difficult at best. Casey commissioned this guide to facilitate advocacy evaluation. Welcome to a new field of evaluation: gauging investment impact within advocacy and public policy work. A Handbook of Data Collection Tools: Companion to A Guide to Measuring Advocacy and Policy is also available. 

Policy Outcome Evaluation Statements & Quotations

Statements & Quotations

Key Advocacy Evaluation Takeaway

Evaluation helps identify and measure goals and outcomes.

Policy outcome evaluation is necessary to hold grantees accountable.