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Government ORGs And NGOs

Included here are the Evaluation Divisions/Units of Organizations, Agencies, Centers, etc affiliated with Federal, State or Local Governments as well as the evaluation units of Non-Government Organizations (NGOs).

Government Organizations-Evaluation Division/Units

Name: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Evaluation Working Group
Scope: Evaluation related to public health and prevention initiatives
Content: Links, Info on the Working Group, Handbook, History of evaluation
Information Link: http://www.cdc.gov/eval/


Name: National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Evaluation
Scope: Manages and administers evaluations in the health arena through its institutes and centers
Content: Description of 1% set aside for evaluation, information on contract support and reporting
Information Link: http://opasi.nih.gov/desa/eb/


Name: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS), Human Services Research Institute (HSRI), Evaluation Center
Scope: Technical assistance provider to States and nonprofit public entities for improving the planning, development, and operation of adult mental health services carried out as part of the Community Mental Health Services Block Grant program
Content: Links, HSRI Publications
Information Link: tecathsri.org


Name: US Dept of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service, Office of Research and Analysis
Scope: Conducts program analysis and assessment that informs policymaking and management of Federal nutrition assistance. 
Content: List of program and study areas, research and evaluation reports, description of demos/grant projects, job announcements, presentations, and other resources
Information Link: http://www.fns.usda.gov/oane/


Name: US Dept of Education (DOE), Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI), National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST) at University of California at Los Angeles
Scope: Evaluation and research related to educational testing 
Content: Links, Example Rubrics, CRESST Reports, Articles on testing, Ask the expert option
Information Link: http://cresst96.cse.ucla.edu/index.htm


Name: US Dept of Education (DOE), Planning and Evaluation Service
Scope: Strategic planning and evaluation for education programs, Collection/dissemination of information on education programs from other countries
Content: DOE Reports, Descriptions of DOE evaluation plans and outcomes by topic area
Information Link: http://www.ed.gov/offices/OUS/PES/index.html


Name: US Dept of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), Evaluation Website
Scope: Evaluation of criminal justice programs
Content: Links, Glossary, Bibliography, BJA Reports
Information Link: http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/BJA/evaluation/


Name: US Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Juvenile Justice Evaluation Center (partner with) Justice Research and Statistics Association)
Scope: Evaluation related to Juvenile Justice programs
Content: Extensive program list; resource list; state by state resources: programs, grants, reports)
Information Link: http://www.jrsa.org/jjec/index.html


Name: US Dept of Health and Human Services,
Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE)
Scope: Evaluation of programs effecting America's Children and Families
Content: Links, Grant announcement/info, OPRE Reports
Information Link: http://www.acf.dhhs.gov/programs/opre/


Name: US Dept of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
Scope: Coordinating and conducting congressionally mandated evaluation of DHHS programs
Content: Extensive info on DHHS projects, DHHS secretarial reports (full and progress)
Information Link: http://aspe.os.dhhs.gov/


Name: US Dept of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Office of the Inspector General (OIG), Office of Evaluation and Inspections (OEI)
Scope: Independent evaluation of management and implementation of DHHS programs 
Content: Extensive, searchable DHHS reports, Employment opportunities, fraud info and hotline, inspection guides 
Information Link: http://www.os.dhhs.gov/progorg/oei/


Name: US Environmental Protection Agency, Evaluation of Environmental Programs
Scope: Evaluation of programs related to the protection of human health and the environment
Content: Links, Glossary, Fact Sheets, Evaluation Tools, EPA Reports
Information Link: http://www.epa.gov/evaluate/


Name: US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Inspector General, Independent Evaluation of Environmental Programs
Scope: Independent evaluation of programs related to the protection of human health and the environment
Content: EPA/OIG Evaluation and Audit Reports, Compendium of Environmental Programs, Links
Information Link: http://www.epa.gov/oig/organization/ope.htm


Non-Government Organizations (NGOs)

Name: International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Office of Evaluation and Studies
Scope: Evaluation of IFAD Operations and Policies, With partners evaluations IFAD programs
Content: Office description, Scope of work, "How To" Guides and Info 
Information Link: http://www.ifad.org/evaluation/index.htm


Name: United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Division of Evaluation, Policy and Planning
Scope: Evaluation of UNICEF Initiatives and Data collection on the state of children and women around the world
Content: Database of UNICEF evaluations
Information Link: http://www.unicef.org/evaldatabase/index_14362.html


Name: United Nation's Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Internal Oversight Service
Scope: Evaluation and Oversight of UNESCO programs
Content: Description of programs, Reports, "How To" Guides and Info, Links
Information Link: http://portal.unesco.org/education/en/ev.phpURL_ID=33559&URL_DO=DO_
TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html
 


Name: The World Bank Operations Evaluation Department (OED)
Scope: Evaluation of World Bank Initiatives
Content: OED Reports, Searchable database of international evaluation-related training, Short list of development related links
Information Link: http://www.worldbank.org/html/oed/index.html


Name: The World Bank Institute (WBI) Evaluation Unit
Scope: Evaluation of all aspects of World Bank Training and Education Initiatives
Content: Reports on lessons learned from past training, Newsletter archive, Very short links list
Information Link: http://www.worldbank.org/wbi/evaluation/index.html