The Programming for Impact (PFI) Approach used by NSSC programs provides you with a framework for developing measurable outcome/impact-based objectives for each need identified in your community and for reporting project results. This packet provides information to help you design measurable objectives to include in your work plan and an evaluation plan to assist in measuring the outcomes or impact of your service activities. Part I of this packet will assist you in identifying community needs and preparing outcome-based objectives to meet these needs. Part II will help you develop an evaluation plan for each objective in your work plan and guide you through the process of conducting an assessment of your service activities. Together, these aspects of the PFI Approach will provide you with a framework for measuring the impact of project services and communicating success to stakeholders.
Project STAR, "Programming For Impact: An Approach to Measure Project Success" (2011). Guides. 9.