SMS works with non-profits in a logic-model approach to assist in clearly identifying what they want to achieve and how best to measure progress.
There are varying approaches and labels within logic models, however the basic steps are shown below:1
The reason a logic model approach is so valuable is that it clearly shows how programs and communities are inextricably connected and how one impacts the other.
SMS provides the following evaluation processes for our clients. Clients may prefer to have SMS undertake all steps or just a couple:
"YMCA of Honolulu is grateful to the SMS team for its outstanding work in helping us better understand the communities we serve and with our strategic planning. It is a pleasure to work with their knowledgeable staff."
— Larry H. Bush, President & CEO
YMCA of Honolulu