Some example measures of success and tools to measure them are provided. You may find these a useful starting point for measuring the success of your program.
• number of community events held
• number of attendees
• number/quality of resources and materials distributed
• number of volunteers
• number of partnerships established.
|Impact and outcome measures||
Subjective (self-reported) data:
• perceived social network support
• perceived safety
• sense of belonging within the neighbourhood
• awareness of AOD harms in the community
• community connection and cohesion.
• participation in clubs and activities (e.g. arts and cultural activities, sporting clubs)
• level of volunteering
• use of public spaces and accessing natural environment
• amenity improvements.
|Tools to measure success||
• feedback sheets or questionnaires (pre- and post)
• focus groups
• verbal feedback from community members
• document analysis (e.g. meeting minutes)
• partnerships analysis
• local population health data (e.g. community survey data).