MODULE 3:

PROGRAM

DESIGN

TAKE THE
PRE-TEST
INTRODUCTION TO
PROGRAM DESIGN
OUR RESOURCES

01

NEEDS ASSESSMENT

A good program meets stakeholder needs. This worksheet will help you use a participatory approach to assessing needs in your community.

02

PROBLEM STATEMENT

A concise and powerful problem statement is the key to any funding proposal. This short powerpoint will help you write a compelling problem statement for your program.

03

SMART OBJECTIVES

 

Creating SMART objectives will help you outline the timeline, bite-sized goals, and measuring tools for your program.

04

LOGIC MODEL & THEORY OF CHANGE

A logic model and theory of change takes the reader  through the how and why of your program. It outlines the inputs, activities, outputs, outcomes, impact, goals, and assumptions.

05

CURRICULUM

A good program has a curriculum that it follows with structured sessions created from best-practices with your population and objectives.

06

ACTION PLAN

A good program has an action plan that outlines all activities needed to meet the process and outcome objectives.

07

BUDGET

A line-item budget helps the organization prepare for the in-kind and donated funds and resources needed for the program. It is an essential part of any fundraising campaign.

08

MONITORING, EVALUATION, & LEARNING PLAN

Your monitoring and evaluation plan shows your organization and stakeholders 1) what effect your program is having 2) the degree to which the organization is adhering to the work plan and 3) evidence to improve or change the program.

EXAMPLES FROM OUR PARTNERS
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Getting to Outcomes

Rand Corporation

This action kit helps organizations engage men and boys to work towards gender equality.

Project & Organizational Development 

Columbia University

This report outlines reasons and ways to incorporate men and boys into gender equality work. 

Theory of Change Toolkit 

Thousand Currents

This toolkit contains modules to help your staff and community achieve feminist leadership goals. 

Questions? 

Contact

Us

Reach out to us if you have questions, curiosities, or are interested in getting further involved.

CURRICULUM

BOXGIRLS, South Africa

This curriculum from Boxgirls, South Africa describes sports for development modules that aim to increase self-esteem and community engagement.

LOGIC MODEL

CRHP, India

This logic model comes from a nutrition program that CRHP, India hopes to implement in the coming year. 

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