Measuring the impact of grant-maker dollars on large-scale social change is difficult at best. Casey commissioned this guide to facilitate that effort. 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. 

December 5, 2007

In This Report, You’ll Learn

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    How evaluation fits in the world of advocacy and policy.

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    The context and challenges of measuring advocacy and public policy.

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    How to develop a theory of change.

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    How to establish outcomes for measurement.

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    Why it’s important to advance the field of policy evaluation.

Key Takeaway

Evaluation helps identify and measure goals and outcomes.

Policy evaluation is necessary to hold grantees accountable. 

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