Over 2 years from 2011 to 2013, 8 community sport organisations worked together with The Robertson Trust and Evaluation Support Scotland to build skills and capacity to measure and report on what we do and the difference we make.
This report is written from the perspective of the 8 organisations.
The learning set was successful. We all had different starting points but we have all improved our evaluation skills, knowledge and confidence. We have used evaluation to improve our work, motivate our people and attract more funding. We learned more about how we achieve outcomes and what those outcomes are.This report tells you:
What the benefits of doing evaluation are for community sport projects;
How community sport projects can do evaluation ÛÒ approaches and methods;
Some evidence of the impact of community sport on health outcomes, confidence, leadership and team-working, education and employment and community safety
By reading about how we worked together in the learning set you should also learn how to build evaluation capacity amongst community projects.
The report provides a learning set from a two year project which includes reflections on:
What the benefits of doing evaluation are for community sport projects
How community sport projects can do evaluation
Some evidence of the impact of community sport on health outcomes,
confidence, leadership and team-working, education and employment and community safety
- Broxburn United Sports Club
- Inch Park Community Sports Club
- Active Communities
- Kilwinning Community Sports Club
- Mid-Argyll Community Pool
- Reach for the Sky Basketball
- Spartans Community Football Academy
- Street Soccer Scotland