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FaMLE Cross-Site Project

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The Fatherhood and Marriage Local Evaluation (FaMLE) and Cross-Site project will support high quality data collection and analysis for Responsible Fatherhood and Healthy Marriage (RFHM) grantees. The project will focus on the 2015 round of RFHM grantees funded by the Office of Family Assistance within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF). Mathematica Policy Research is conducting the project under a contract awarded by ACF in Fall 2013.

The project’s three-part strategy aims to:

Improve the quality and cross-site consistency of data collected by federal RFHM program grantees about their operations, performance, and outcomes. In collaboration with ACF, the study team developed measures to analyze grantees’ Performance Measures in multiple areas and report the experiences of program participants on a range of outcomes.

Strengthen the capacity of these grantees, working with their own local evaluators, to conduct evaluations that add to the body of evidence on program effectiveness and operations. The website includes resources to help grant applicants design strong programs (Resources For Program Design) and plan high-quality evaluations (Resources For Evaluation Design). Mathematica will provide technical assistance to the grantees to support their data collection and strengthen their local evaluations.

Examine and analyze aggregate data for all grantees so the project yields both program-specific results and a “big picture” of the growing RFHM experience and effects. Mathematica will collect information on design and implementation of the programs and analyze data across grantees. The cross-site analysis will assess multiple components: program design; implementation and operations; outcomes for participating fathers and couples; and, for the subset of grantees that conduct local evaluation of program effectiveness, the impact of their programs.


Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation Mathematica Policy Research