Myths about evaluation

There’s lots of myths about evaluation. Some of these may be holding you back from gathering important evidence about outcomes and impact.

  • Is evaluation expensive?
  • Do we need a lot of data?
  • What if it makes us look bad?

Committing to evaluation shows maturity and a learning culture. It helps you understand why something hasn’t gone as planned and how to address it.  A good evaluator can help answer any questions and work through issues that may affect how your evaluation is done.

Let’s bust these evaluation myths and work together to do good, better.