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Designing Metrics for Program Evaluation

February 6, 2020 @ 9:00 AM12:00 PM EST

Designing Metrics for Program Evaluation

You know that your organization’s programs are great, but how do you help others understand your impact? Thoughtful program evaluation can help you successfully share your impact with funders, donors, volunteers, and your board. It can also help you design programs to draw a larger audience to your mission.

Evaluation doesn’t have to be overwhelming. There are practical tools and strategies available that can help you integrate evaluation into your programs. This session will help you learn how to identify the questions you want to ask and the data you need to collect to effectively evaluate your programs.

Participants will learn:

  • The importance of program evaluation
  • What types of evaluation are most helpful to your organization’s need
  • How to develop evaluation tools for your organization
  • How to embed evaluation metrics into your systems for sustainability

Led by: Jamie DeLeeuw, Ph.D. and Tamela Spicer, M.A.

Cost: $60
FREE for GVSU students/staff with ID

Deadline to register is February 3.

Beginning January 1, 2020, all GVSU students, staff, and faculty will be required to pay a $10 refundable deposit when registering for half-day workshops at the Johnson Center.

  • After you successfully check in on the day of the program, your $10 will be refunded. If you do not attend the workshop, your deposit will be forfeited. This policy helps ensure that we’re able to maximize our staff time and resources toward creating high-quality learning experiences for all.
  • This policy applies to registrations made on or after January 1, 2020. Students, staff, and faculty who registered for 2020 programs prior to January 1 will not be charged for the deposit.
  • Where student or faculty/staff tickets are otherwise priced, please follow the ticket cost guidance for that individual event.

Photo: Tamela Spicer
Tamela Spicer, M.A. is the program manager for nonprofit services at the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University. She works primarily with faith-based clients, and specializes in organizational structure, fund development, and strategic planning. Learn more about Tamela.
Photo: Jamie DeLeeuw, Ph.D.
Jamie DeLeeuw, Ph.D. is a research manager for the Johnson Center for Philanthropy. Jamie designs, implements, and manages community-based research projects, including those centered on collective impact initiatives and organizations’ impact on students’ educational success. Learn more about Jamie.

Details

Date:
February 6, 2020
Time:
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
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Organizer

Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, Grand Valley State University

Venue

Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy
201 Front Ave SW, Suite 200
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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