Evaluation is a valuable guide to program development, but it can also be intimidating to start. While evaluations can be resource-intensive, it's still possible to conduct a self-evaluation of your programs. We've created a simple 6-step guide to help you through the process.
There are many aspects of survey design that can affect the validity and reliability of results. Ideally, organizations conducting studies and surveys should work with experts. If that's not possible organizations can still improve results by conducting thoughtful surveys, and we share some general areas of concern along with what we have learned.
The field of animal charity is broad, and many areas are under-studied. We encourage you to apply for a grant to help you conduct a more rigorous evaluation of your programs than would otherwise be possible.