Resources

Evaluation Resources from HealTorture.org
February 8, 2017

Evaluation is a priority for funders. It also allows you to demonstrate the results of your programs and communicate your results more powerfully to your supporters. But many programs lack a dedicated data analyst or evaluation specialist to lead this process of evaluation, so you need material communicated in an exceptionally clear, straightforward way. HealTorture.org’s […] Read more...

Research/Evaluation Roles and Responsibilities: 5 Steps for Productive Partnerships and a Useful Template
April 9, 2018

Does your organization aspire to do research? Going beyond routine program monitoring and evaluation, research is a systematic investigation conducted to contribute to or fill a gap in evidence or generalizable knowledge. A common reason organizations may conduct research is in the context of impact evaluation. But regardless of the motivation, research can be difficult […] Read more...

Budgeting for Research and Evaluation: Tipsheet & Checklist and T&E Calculator
May 11, 2018

To be successful, evaluation and research projects must be adequately resourced. Without sufficient funding to answer research or evaluation questions at a high level of quality, the project may not yield useful results. META’s Budgeting for Research/Evaluation Tipsheet & Checklist can be used to develop an appropriate budget for research and evaluation projects. The Research/Evaluation […] Read more...

Obtaining Informed Consent: Tip Sheet and Sample Consent Form

Meaningful informed consent entails more than a participant’s signature on a consent form. The steps that we take for obtaining consent are crucial to safeguarding participants’ dignity, autonomy and well-being, especially when collecting data from vulnerable populations. META’s introductory tip sheet walks through five questions to ask yourself when developing plans and procedures for obtaining […] Read more...