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: Installing a new database – ESS’s experience
In this case study you hear about ESS’s experience of commissioning and implementing a new database to meet our organisation’s specific needs for gathering and storing data.
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 3.2 – Writing case studies
One of the ways we report on our work and our evaluation is through case studies. This support guide gives some tips on how to write case studies.
ESS Support Guide 3.3: Report writing
This guide helps you think about how to turn your evaluation information into a report for funders and others.
ESS Support Guide 3a – Analysing information for evaluation
This guide covers how you can analyse and make sense of the information you have gathered through evaluation so that you can write reports.
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
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