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Welcome to, the home for Federal program evaluation and the Evaluation Officer Council. brings together the plans and activities that drive evaluation efforts across the Federal Government.

News & Highlights

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Year of Evidence for Action Kicks Off!

By Christina Ciocca Eller, OSTP; Mariam Gulaid, OSTP/OMB; Evidence Team, OMB · April 08, 2022

Today, the Biden-Harris Administration launched a “Year of Evidence for Action” at its first-ever White House Summit on Evidence for Action, co-hosted by the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Continue Reading

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Evidence Act Milestone!

By The Evidence Team, OMB · March 28, 2022

Today marks an important milestone in the implementation of the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2018 (“Evidence Act”) as Federal Agencies post their Learning Agendas, FY23 Annual Evaluation Plans, and Capacity Assessments. Continue Reading


In the Spotlight – AmeriCorps Office of Research and Evaluation

By The Evidence Team, OMB · February 23, 2022

The latest In the Spotlight highlights the innovative evaluation work underway in AmeriCorps’ Office of Research and Evaluation... Continue Reading


In the Spotlight – Clemencia Cosentino, Chief Evaluation Officer, National Science Foundation

By The Evidence Team, OMB · February 03, 2022

In the Spotlight serves to introduce you to the people and offices across the Federal Government who are doing the hard work of undertaking program evaluation and shine a light on their many notable accomplishments and activities... Continue Reading