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Welcome to the Evaluation Toolbox

Welcome to the Community Sustainability Engagement Evaluation Toolbox ("the toolbox"). You are one of over 820,000 visitors to visit and use the toolbox. We hope you find the information and tools useful.


The toolbox aims to provide a one-stop-site for the evaluation of community sustainability engagement projects that aim to change household behaviours.

The toolbox brings together a number of best-practice evaluation methods packaged into a comprehensive, user-friendly, how-to format. The information contained in this resource covers:


What is new in the toolbox?

  • Work is being planned to upgrade the Evaluaiton Toolbox! We need your donation to fund the upgrade. We need to review and update all the site contents to ensure it is relevant and current for you.  We also need to migrate to a reliable and faster web server and update our content management system. Please make a donation to support the upgrade. 
  • Updated resources to learn about using the Logical Framework Approach to improve project design and key findings from the impact evaluation.
  • Free resources and case study on using the Logical Framework Approach to improve proposal writing
  • How to host a Lessons Learnt workshop
  • An introduction to the Logcial Framework Approach
  • New sample Monitoring and Evaluation Plan template available
  • Internationalisation of the toolbox content has been added to allow people from different language backgrounds to read the content on the toolbox.  Look for the international flag symbols below the “Home” menu.

  • Link to new resource to help evaluate Education for Sustainability programs added.

Not sure where to start?

Try our Recommendations or read the Short Guide to Monitoring and Evaluation
to gain a high level overview of the toolbox contents.
Short guide to evaluation


The resource is aimed at local government and community organisation staff who are required to undertake evaluation of projects, but who may have limited experience in evaluation theory and practice.


Donate Now

Please make a donation to upgrade the Evaluation Toolbox.

The Evaluation Toolbox is maintained by Damien Sweeney and Martin Pritchard from PREA as their in-kind contribution back to the community. The Toolbox now needs several weeks of work to review and upgrade all the contents and add new content for you. Work has begun and we are seeking your donation (big or small) to help support this major upgrade. Email us to indicate what you want to be included in the Toolbox.

case study

What is the Toolbox?

The toolbox aims to provide a one-stop-site for the evaluation of community sustainability engagement projects that aim to change household behaviours. Through the toolbox you can learn how to conduct your own evaluation of a behaviour change project using the guides and templates provided.

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Why Evaluate?

Conducting an evaluation is considered good practice in managing a project.

The monitoring phase of project evaluation allows us to track progress and identify issues early during implementation, thus providing and opportunity to take corrective action or make proactive improvements as required.

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