GrantSpace Research Directory This collection of links compiled by the Foundation Center provides an excellent starting point for statistical research in a wide variety of fields.
A Guide to Using Data in a Needs Assessment This page briefly describes the purpose and objectives of a needs assessment and includes a list of tips that distinguish between unhelpful and helpful types of data to include in a proposal.
A Guide to Writing the Needs or Problem Statement This comprehensive guide outlines the creation of a needs statement with examples that are most relevant to community-based projects. This resource is ideal for those who are new to the proposal writing process.
The Logic Model for Program Planning and Evaluation This guide from the University of Idaho succinctly describes the components of the logic model, a communication tool that can help proposal writers plan and describe their project and evaluation methods.
An Evaluation Resource Guide for Arts Programming This guide from the Nevada Arts Council offers not only a basic framework for creating project evaluations, but also specific ideas for evaluation methods that are tailored to arts projects, such as performances or museum exhibitions.
Outcomes for Success This guide from Organizational Research Services describes how to design project evaluations based on intended outcomes. This guide is particularly useful for community-based projects.