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Evidence Plans

Annual Evaluation Plans

Annual Evaluation Plans describe the ”significant” evaluations an agency plans to conduct in the fiscal year indicated by the plan. Each agency defines how to determine significant evaluations, but most reflect factors such as:

  • the importance of a program or funding stream to the agency mission;
  • the size of the program in terms of funding or people served; and
  • the extent to which the study will fill an important knowledge gap regarding the program, population(s) served, or the issue(s) that the program was designed to address.

Sources: OMB M-19-23 and OMB M-21-27.

Annual Evaluation Plans by Agency

Department of Agriculture

Department of Commerce

Department of Education

Department of Energy

Department of Health & Human Services

Department of Homeland Security

Department of Labor

Department of Treasury

Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Office of Personnel Management

Small Business Administration

Social Security Administration

U.S. Agency for International Development