monitoring and evaluation
Organisations monitor their activities and income and expenditure to ensure that they are operating in line with their plans and to ensure they are delivering their organisational purposes.
Definitions of Monitoring and Evaluation
Monitoring is the systematic collection of information for analysis.
Principle 3 - An effective board will provide good governance and leadership by ensuring delivery of organisational purpose
The board has ultimate responsibility for directing the activity of the organisation and delivering its stated purposes. It will do this by:
'Prove & Improve' is a self-evaluation resource for voluntary and community organisations.
Developed by CENI (Community Evaluation for Northern Ireland), it is intended to provide a starting point for exploring evaluation - and in particular, self evaluation of outcomes - and for thinking about some of the issues involved in this essential area of developing and running a successful project.
The Management Committee is responsible for monitoring all areas of the organisation's activity, and for evaluating it to determine the impact, quality and effectiveness of its work.
In particular, the Management Committee will want to determine if the organisation is: