Program Evaluation

​The First 5 Sacramento Commission uses a multifaceted and comprehensive approach in the evaluation of its programs and services. All components of the evaluation have been designed to best demonstrate the impacts of First 5 Sacramento Commission’s funding. The Commission uses collected data to inform short-term decision making while findings from the evaluation are used to formulate long-term funding strategies.

Commission Contact: Carmen Garcia-Gomez, (916) 876-5869

Fund​ed Partners

Evaluation of Commission​ Programs

Applied Survey Research (ASR) a nonprofit social research firm that uses Results Based Accountability (RBA) framework to identify relevant evidence-based outcomes and strategies towards collective wisdom. 
Contact Person: Lisa Colvig​​​, Vice President of Evaluation, (408) 247-8319

Evaluation Committee​

The Committee meets every other month to develop policy recommendations to the Commission evaluation issues and oversees the evaluation design.

Evaluation Results

​Findings in the community, areas of interest, and other useful resources:​

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