The Evaluation Capacity of Youth Grassroots Organizations In Northern Ontario

This factsheet was created by YouthREX, from Beyond Measure? The State of Evaluation and Action in Ontario’s Youth Sector


This factsheet highlights important findings on evaluation capacity in Northern Ontario based on in-depth interviews conducted for our Beyond Measure? The State of Evaluation and Action in Ontario’s Youth Sector report. It provides insight on some of the major issues impacting evaluation capacity for youth grassroots organizations in Northern Ontario.


Here's a sneak peak of what you can find in this factsheet:

  • Without proper operational infrastructure, effective evaluation planning cannot take place.
  • Having a smaller population density does not necessarily mean there is less need for funding and evaluation supports.
  • There are limited evaluation services and supports in Northern Ontario.
  • There is a need to create an evaluation model that takes into account the systemic issues affecting Northern Ontario.