Resources

Evaluation Resources

American Evaluation Association
Basic Guide to Program Evaluation, Carter McNamara - links to a PDF
Digital Resources for Evaluators - contains an extensive list of resources
Planning and Evaluation Wizard
Resources for Methods in Evaluation

Data Resources

American FactFinder
Bureau of Justice Statistics
Criminal Justice Statistics Center - California Dept. of Justice
Cite Health - reports and data on hospitals and other care centers
Ed-Data - data on California's educational system
FedStats Home Page
Healthy City Home Page - Los Angeles County
Juvenile Crime Data
Kaiser State Health Facts
National Center for Health Statistics
Office of Health Information and Research (CA)
Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics
Sperling's Best Places

Funding Resources

Fundsnet Services Online - grant-writing and fundraising resources

Public
California Department of Education
First 5 of California - each county in California has its own office and web page
FirstGov.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web Portal
Grants.gov
National Science Foundation (NSF)

Private
A.L. Mailman Foundation, Inc.
Anderson-Rogers Foundation, Inc.
Annenberg Foundation
California Community Foundation
The California Endowment
The California Wellness Foundation
Charles A. Frueauff Foundation
Edward W. Hazen Foundation
The Foundation Center - links and information on foundations throughout the country
Foundations.org - links to foundations and grant-makers
Fieldstone Foundation
Ford Foundation
The James Irvine Foundation
Joseph Drown Foundation
Kellogg Foundation
MacArthur Foundation
The RGK Foundation
Riverside Community Health Foundation
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Stuart Foundation
Weingart Foundation
William Randolph Hearst Foundations
Women's Foundation of California

Prevention and Intervention Resources

Advocates for Youth
TeenNow California - teenage pregnancy prevention coalition in California
California Association for Adult Day Services - link to Long-Term Care County Report
California STD/HIV Prevention Training Center
Child Trends
FACE® Resources, Training & Action on Alcohol Issues.
Healthy Teen Network
Indicators Handbook
National Cancer Institute - some resources on smoking cessation
Public Health Institute
Quit Smoking Community - some more resources and information on quitting smoking
Search Institute

Large Evaluation and Research Firms

American Institutes for Research (AIR)
CARS
EMT: Evaluation, Management, Training
Harder+Company Community Research
Mathematica Policy Research
The Measurement Group
Public Policy Institute of California
RAND
Social Policy Research Associates
Sociometrics

WestEd