Evaluating Community Impact: 
Capturing and Making Sense of Community Outcomes

Interested in evaluating large-scale community change initiatives? The Tamarack Institute is hosting a three-day workshop in Montreal, October 27-29,

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From their website:

“Moving the needles” on community-wide issues requires cross-sector coordination and an engaged community.

There are countless community change initiatives working on a diversity of issues in our country, such as early childhood development, health care, education, poverty and homelessness, immigration and workforce development. Evaluating Community Impact: Capturing and Making Sense of Community Outcomes is a three-day workshop intended to provide those who are funding, planning and implementing community change initiatives with an opportunity to learn the latest and most practical evaluation ideas and practices.

This workshop is best suited to those who have an interest and some basic knowledge and experience with evaluation and are eager to tackle the challenging but critical task of getting feedback on local efforts to change communities. It is not designed for professional evaluators.

This workshop is for you if:

– You manage programs that need to be evaluated

– You are part of a collaborative that is trying to understand how to evaluate

– You are a community development professional who wants to make the connection between learning and community change

– You are in a collective impact network and wanting to understand shared measurement

– Evaluation is part of your job description

Workshop Location:

Hôtel Omni Mont-Royal
1050 Rue Sherbrooke O,
Montréal, QC H3A 2R6

Find out more about the full learning agendaworkshop faculty, and registration.

Photo from Community Story Strategies.

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  • public, private and social sectors are engaged in active efforts to close the gap between the socioeconomic wellbeing of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people
  • the public sector, private investors and philanthropists separately and collaboratively deploy financial capital to create positive social and environmental impact
  • social innovation is an integral part of Canada’s innovation ecosystem, enabling civic institutions to co-create policies, initiatives and programs that enable citizens to contribute a diversity of skills and perspectives to Canadian society
  • public, private and civil society sectors act collaboratively and courageously to advance human thriving and address shared challenges
  • humans’ social and economic footprint is in balance with the natural ecosystems that sustain life.