Articles & Publications

Community Development Evaluation Storymap and Legend

Lynn Bachelor and Margaret Grieve

NeighborWorks America, January 2006

A complete description of the Community Development Storymap project, a response to the field-wide interest in better understanding how evaluation can be used to improve programs, enhance organizational effectiveness, and contribute to continuous learning. Differentiates among many tools and approaches to community development evaluation; clarifies the concepts of capacity assessment, performance measurement, and outcome evaluation. Includes a guide to help practitioners, funders, and intermediaries select tools and measures best suited to their evaluation needs.