Budgeting for Evaluation: Key Factors to Consider

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Knowing how much to budget for an evaluation requires an understanding of the evaluation process and of the various factors that might influence costs. This CIPP brief discusses these factors and the included Evaluation Cost Considerations Worksheet can help you think more deliberately about the different factors affecting costs in an evaluation.