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Evaluation

Oakland Fund for Children and Youth (OFCY) evaluates all funded programs at the grantee and strategy level through third party independent evaluators.

Social Policy Research Associates will provide FY2017-2018 evaluations for the following strategies:

  • Early Childhood Mental Health Consultations
  • Parent Support and Education
  • Student Engagement in Learning
  • Year-Round Youth Development and Empowerment 
  • Summer Youth Development and Empowerment 
  • Career Awareness and Academic Support for Older Youth

Programs evaluated by SPR in 2017-2018 arranged by Agency Name can be found here, and by Funding Strategy here.

Public Profit will also continue to evaluate all programs in the strategy School Based After School. This evaluation of school-based afterschool programs is jointly funded with the Oakland Unified School District as part of the City of Oakland's partnership with the school district in support of high quality elementary and middle school afterschool programs for Oakland students.

SOCIAL POLICY RESEARCH ASSOCIATES – SUMMER 2017 SURVEYs

We want to give a voice to all OFCY participants, including summer cohorts and programs. For this reason, the OFCY evaluators are requesting that participants fill out the survey when they complete their program at any point. Please use the links below to access the appropriate survey guidelines and survey instruments for your program. If you are not sure which survey your program should use, please refer to the OFCY Summer 2017 Programs - Survey Assignments document.  Surveys should be returned in-person or mailed to:

Shelley Kuang (shelley_kuang@spra.com)
Social Policy Research Associates
1333 Broadway, Suite 310, Oakland, CA, 94612

Summer surveys can also administered online through the following links:

The final deadline for survey submission for summer-based programs is Thursday, August 31, 2017.  The survey guidelines provide further instructions on how to administer the survey.

 

Parent Support and Education Programs Survey Documents

Student Success in School Programs Survey Documents

Youth Development and Empowerment Programs Survey Documents

Career Awareness and Academic Support Programs Survey Documents


Most Recent Evaluation Reports and Program Profiles

Both 15-16 Final Reports below were approved by the Planning and Oversight Committee on 11/2/2016 and are being forwarded to Oakland City Council for adoption.  

2015-2016 OFCY Final Report - Social Policy Research Associates

  * 2015-2016 Program Profiles - Social Policy Research Associates

2015-2016 Final School-Based After School Evaluation Report - Public Profit 

2015-2016 Program Profiles - Public Profit 


For Past OFCY Evaluation Reports, please click here