Thu, May 22, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

FREE: 10 Tips for Measuring Programs Through Data

May 22, 1:00 - 2:00 PM Eastern.

Nonprofits need a solid strategy for data collection and analysis to understand the strengths and weaknesses of their programs. Funders often request this data to determine program effectiveness, and measuring programs is clearly an essential element of taking your mission further. However, with all the confusing terminology, varying approaches to collection, and difficulty of clear presentation, many nonprofits are without a foundation to start from.

In this session, we'll break down 10 straightforward tips to help you skip the jargon and get started in collecting the data that matters most to your organization. Some of the topics covered will include:

  • Why data matters
  • Essential evaluation terminology
  • A breakdown of the Idealware model for outcomes measurement
  • How to balance funder requirements with your own needs
  • Presenting data for your audience

Presented By Elizabeth Pope

Elizabeth Pope directs Idealware’s software research projects, conducting interviews and product demos, writing articles and reports, and helping to design project methodology. Additionally, she acted as lead author for Understanding Software for Program Evaluation in 2013. She earned an M.S. in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, where she honed her research, instruction, and tech skills. Before moving to Maine, Elizabeth worked in archives and libraries in New York City for several years. Her background also includes fundraising and content development for nonprofit organizations.

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