Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Dot gov

The .gov means it’s official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you’re on a federal government site.


The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.


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

Christina Yancey Headshot

In the Spotlight – Christina Yancey, Chief Evaluation Officer, Department of Labor

By The Evidence Team, OMB · November 29, 2021

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


In the Spotlight – IRS Office of Research, Applied Analytics, and Statistics

By The Evidence Team, OMB · November 17, 2021

We are excited to kick off a new regular feature on – In the Spotlight! In these posts, we will introduce you to the people and offices across the Federal Government who are doing the hard work of undertaking... Continue Reading

Golden trophy to symbolize awards

And the Winners Are...

By The Evidence Team, OMB · October 11, 2021

We are pleased to announce the winners of the Inaugural Evaluation Officer Council Recognition Program! These awards honor Federal civil service leaders committed to advancing evaluation and evidence-based policymaking across the... Continue Reading

stacks of paper to represent printed guidance

OMB M-21-27: Guidance worth getting excited about

By The Evidence Team, OMB · September 27, 2021

It’s not often that OMB guidance and evidence-based policymaking generate media buzz, especially not together. But, the recent release of OMB M-21-27, responding to the January, 2021 Presidential Memorandum on... Continue Reading