Financial literacy programs and resources can change the knowledge, skills and attitudes of your target audiences. How will you measure success? Select tools from these expert resources and collect outcomes that tell your story.

NEFE Financial Education Evaluation Online Toolkit

This National Endowment for Financial Education kit includes sample evaluations an evaluation manual, and an evaluation database with tools and forms.

Menu of Data Collection Methods

You can’t measure success without a baseline. Using a pre-test and a post-test is one method among many that can help gauge what people know before the program and what changed as a result of the program.
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Work with an Outside Evaluator

This presentation by Joanne Kahn of the Multnomah County Library offers step-by-step information to help you work successfully with a third-party evaluator. It also applies to working with communications firms or other partners.
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Survey Question Bank

Measure behavioral outcomes with questions that can be tailored to align with the focus of your program.
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Looking to take your library’s financial literacy efforts to the next level? Connect with ALA’s Financial Literacy Interest Group.