Monitoring, Evaluation, and Research

 What We Offer 

  • Sophisticated models for client engagement, tailored to each unique organizational or project culture
  • Cross-cutting technical expertise to help integrate learning across programs and increase collaboration, with lasting effects
  • A tailored mix of quantitative and qualitative methods to enable broad understanding and triangulation of findings

How We Work

  • Highly collaborative approaches to encourage the use of data for program design, learning, and enhanced performance
  • Equity-focused engagement of diverse voices and data disaggregation for meaningful analysis
  • Advanced facilitation and capacity strengthening processes for deeper understanding of programmatic outcomes

What Makes Us Different

  • Appreciative Evaluation, a strengths-based methodology that helps stakeholders acknowledge past successes and visualize the way forward
  • Humility and respect in engaging participants, believing that active engagement of stakeholders leads to more meaningful and feasible evaluation frameworks
  • User-centered data visualization and specialized reporting instruments to facilitate uptake of research and evaluation findings

Frequently Asked Questions on Appreciative Evaluation

This briefer addresses frequently asked questions (FAQs) about appreciative evaluation, a hallmark of EnCompass' work across our varied expertise and services. The document addresses questions such as (1) What is Appreciative Evaluation?, (2) How is Appreciative...

USAID LAC/Cuba, ME&L Services

Through this multi-year contract, EnCompass is providing performance management technical support to the Office of Cuban Affairs in USAID’s Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC/Cuba). The EnCompass team is supporting the office in planning, designing,...

Strategic Framework Impact Assessment for IMLS

The Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is the primary source of U.S. federal support for the nation’s 123,000 libraries and 35,000 museums. IMLS’ mission is to inspire libraries and museums to advance innovation, lifelong learning, and cultural and civic...