While evaluating grants, CFNIL reviewers want to know who is applying, how they will put a plan into action, and what that plan will accomplish. In the Measuring Results section of the application (formerly called Outcomes), CFNIL reviewers need the clearest possible description of projected quantitative results in order to meaningfully evaluate your application. To see examples of Measuring Results, please visit cfnil.org/grants/measuring-results/. The following is a list of key terms from the Measuring Results section of CFNIL’s application:
- Result: The change or improvement that a charitable activity is intended to produce.
- Indicators of Success: The data collected to show evidence of a change as a result of the proposed activity.
- Targets: A number or percentage of the Indicators of Success that defines your desired achievement.
- Methods for Measurement: How you will collect the data that shows evidence of change.
- Benchmarks: A point of reference against which your results will be compared.