This step will help you to:
- Understand your data and
- Present it in a meaningful way.
Telling my story: Analysing and Reporting on Outcomes is the third workshop in our Let’s Evaluate! programme and is the best training to continue your learning about how to analyse your data and to report the difference you are making.
Resources for Analysing and Reporting
Case Study: Scottish Ballet
This case study is about two tailored support sessions that ESS facilitated for Scottish Ballet, to support them to set and measure outcomes.
Crisis to Recovery Case Study: Eat Well Age Well
Eat Well Age Well share their learning about adapting and evaluating their work during the COVID-19 crisis.
Funders and Funded Relationships Case Study: Clear communication and constructive feedback (Befrienders Highland)
Shows how the Big Lottery Fund supports the organisations they fund throughout the application and reporting stages.
Funders and Funded Relationships Case Study: Doing something different to feedback to our funders (Lightburn Elderly Association Project)
Shows funders how being flexible with reporting requirements can help funded organisations tell their story.
ESS Support Guide 3c – Case studies
This guide looks at how organisations can use case studies to illustrate the impact of their work. Case studies not only help to bring reports to life, but they can be used in a variety of other ways depending on the audience and purpose.
ESS Support Guide 3b: Report writing
This guide helps organisations think about how to turn their evaluation information in to a report for funders and others.
ESS Support Guide 3a – Analysing information for evaluation
This guide covers how organisations can analyse and make sense of the information they have gathered through evaluation so they can write reports.
Making Sense: Analysing quantitative information
This is a supplementary sheet to ESS Support Guide 3a – Analysing information for evaluation about analysing quantitative information.
Making Sense: Analysing as you go
This is a supplementary sheet to ESS Support Guide 3a – Analysing information for evaluation about analysing information as you go.
Making Sense: Analysing qualitative information
This is a supplementary sheet to ESS Support Guide 3a – Analysing information for evaluation about analysing qualitative information.
New principles for grant reporting (December 2018)
‘Funder-led. Bureaucratic. Time-consuming. Misunderstood.’ All words that have been used to describe UK grant reporting – the process (or processes) by which charities report their progress to funders. A group
Quirkos is a qualitative analysis software package which has been developed by social researchers to allow researchers to visually analyse qualitative text data and present them statistically.
ESS Evaluation Tool: Reporting Template
This template sets out what most funders are looking for in reports. It is taken from Harmonising Reporting – a document produced by ESS and Scotland Funders’ Forum.
Stats & Stories in community settings:a guide to blending different types of evidence in evaluation reports
This guide is aimed at third sector organisations. It is a practical guide to reporting on outcomes blending qualitative and quantitative information.
Building mutually beneficial relationships – Top tips for Funded Organisations
Top tips for funded organisations about how to build mutually beneficial relationship with their funders.
Research on reporting found that funders don’t always get what they need from the reports they receive and that third sector organisations can find the reporting process burdensome. So in
Private: Life Changes Trust Evaluation Toolkit (2016)
The Life Changes Trust Toolkit is a website with lots of information and evaluation resources. The material provided is organised around a number of main themes: What is evidence: Some basic
The W.K Kellogg Foundation Evaluation Handbook
This handbook provides a framework for thinking about evaluation as a relevant and useful program tool. The Handbook also provides background reading on logic models. The Handbook identifies four steps