Project Results

What gets measured gets done.
If you don't measure results, you can't tell success from failure.
If you can't see success, you can't reward it.
If you can't reward success, you're probably rewarding failure.
If you can't see success, you can't learn from it.
If you can't recognize failure, you can't correct it.
If you can demonstrate results, you can win public support.

David Osborne and Ted Gaebler

Making a difference matters to you and to us. To ensure our programs and projects achieve what they set out to do, ABF employs a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) framework that defines what we want to accomplish, tracks progress, and assesses project results. This allows us to determine when a program is on track and when adjustments are necessary. Above all, through M&E, we learn why things happen in a particular way. Continual learning helps us stay flexible and respond to dynamic challenges—ultimately leading to increased impact over time.

The lessons learned from our results-based monitoring and evaluation system inform not only our work; we are also committed to sharing this knowledge with our partners in government, business, and the NGO community to help build their capacity. Our grantees and partners benefit from a variety of training opportunities and publications on the topic. Visit our Resources Page for access to useful publications.

Key findings about our programs are presented in the evaluation reports below.


Survey Metropolitan Opera 2019

Survey of the Audience of the Metropolitan Opera Live in Bulgaria

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Assessment of the Impact 2018

Assessment of the Impact of the Analytical Activities of InteliAgro and the Center for Agricultural Policy Analysis at the Institute of Agricultural Economics

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Assesment of the short-term results 2018

Assesment of the short-term results of the education leaders' training program and the principals' training program.

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Summer Entrepreneurship Program 2017

Evaluation of the Summer Entrepreneurship Program

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School of the Future Program 2016

Impact assessment of the School of the Future Program.

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Music of America 2016

Survey of the Audience of the Music of America

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Evaluation of BCNL 2015

Evaluation of the ABF-Supported Programs of the Bulgarian Center for Not-for-Profit Law (BCNL)

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Evaluation of BFB 2015

Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Bulgarian Food Bank

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Schools of the Future Program 2009-2015

Evaluation of the Sustainability of the 2009-2015 Schools of the Future Program Full Report Junction Bulgaria

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America for Bulgaria 2009-2014

Supporting Bulgaria to realize its full potential as a successful and modern European nation.

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