ANA conducts project-end outcome evaluations that address two main questions: (1) to what extent did the project meet its established objectives and (2) how does the grantee describe the impact of its project on those intended to benefit within its community? This report addresses these questions for projects ending in 2013.
Report to Congress on the Social and Economic Conditions of Native Americans: Fiscal Year 2014. This report contains summaries of Native American well-being indicators that describe the social and economic conditions of Native Americans as of FY 2014, documentation of HHS’ responses to address such social and economic conditions, and strategies and approaches that point the way forward toward progress in Native American well-being. The report reflects the significant impact of HHS financial assistance, training, technical assistance, outreach, and other support to Indian tribes, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders located in Guam, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands
Among the purposes of ANA outcome evaluations are to record the successes and challenges of ANA grantees in order to improve their capacity and to produce relevant data on Native American community-driven projects that is useful to Native American communities. This report provides an overview of ANA projects visited in 2015, along with brief summary reports for each of the 42 projects evaluated and included in the 2015 data set, arranged by state. These summaries include a snapshot of data for each project, including full-time equivalent jobs created, Elders and youth involved, partnerships formed, and resources leveraged, among other figures. Each summary provides background and an overview of the project goals and objectives, and describes the accomplishments and perceived impact the grantee had in their communities.
The 2012 Congressional Report provides an impact analysis of 64 ANA projects that ended in 2012. Each year, ANA visits grantees to conduct onsite impact evaluations to assess the impact and effectiveness of ANA funding.
This report to Congress provides data specific to awards made from the Department of Health and Human Services to Native Americans and provides highlights of Native American projects that were impacted by HHS funding from 2007-2008.