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									                                       PROJECT DIRECTOR’S
                                    NARRATIVE EVALUATION REPORT
                             THIS FORM IS AVAILABLE ON IHC’S WEBSITE (
                             AND/OR ELECTRONICALLY UPON REQUEST (

          The information requested below is necessary to close your grant and for
          reporting to the NEH and to the Council. Please fill in this form as completely
          and as accurately as you can; be candid, and offer details of not only the
          successes, but also areas needing improvement. The purpose of your
          remarks is to help the Council improve its public humanities programs.

Feel free to complete the evaluation on separate pages. Number each answer.

1. IHC Grant number:

2. Name(s) of Project Director (s):

3. Grantee (name and address of sponsoring organization):

4. Project Title:

5. Project Abstract:
   Please provide a short (2-3 sentences) description of your project. Identify and describe IHC-
   supported activities.

6. Project Dates:

7. Project Cost:
      Original IHC Award
      Total Actually Expended of IHC Funds
      Cost-share Expended
      TOTAL PROJECT EXPENDITURES                                (IHC Funds plus Cost share)
8. Type of public presentations
      Circle the number of activities in each category
          a. Arts                               1      2     3    4     5
          b. Audience Discussion                1      2     3    4     5
          c. School Project                     1      2     3    4     5
          d. Exhibit                            1      2     3    4     5
          e. Research/Fellowship                1      2     3    4     5
          f. Film/Television                    1      2     3    4     5
          g. Scholar-in-residence               1      2     3    4     5
          h. Conference/Workshop                1      2     3    4     5
          i. Public Meeting                     1      2     3    4     5
          j. Print Media                        1      2     3    4     5
          k. Radio                              1      2     3    4     5
          l. Tour/Field Trip                    1      2     3    4     5
          m. Youth-Out-Of-School Project        1      2     3    4     5
          n. Book Projects                      1      2     3    4     5
          o. Other (please describe)            1      2     3    4     5

9. Audience and Attendance
     Please call or email the IHC Grants Officer if you have questions about reporting
     audience figures – 208-345-5346, ext. 203 or

   Live Audience: (e.g. conference, public meeting, exhibit or other event where attendees can be
   counted). For each event or session, give location, type of event, and number in attendance.
   Attach additional sheets if necessary.

    Book Projects: If there was a book component, provide counts of people who read the book
    (based on book sales and library check out records). This number should be provided in
    addition to the # of attendees at public programs.

Session Number             Location                   Type                    # of Attendees




Describe the composition of your live audience, taking into account such demographic factors as
sex, approximate ages, ethnic or racial groups, occupations, economic backgrounds, education, or
any other factors you think important. Include samples of specific audience responses.
Media Audience: ONLY if there was a media component in your project (essays run in the
newspaper, radio programs, TV documentaries – not publicity ads or feature stories about a
public program), provide the approximate size of the audience.

    Do not include figures for publicity (press releases or stories about a public program)

Type                 Number of Programs or Issues               Estimated Audience or Readers
Other (specify)

Describe the method used to estimate your media audience.

                                    NARRATIVE REPORT
                                (No more than four attached pages)
                     Candidly assess the project, including each of the following:

10. Evaluation
          □   Compare stated objectives to project results.
          □   Describe audience reaction to any public presentation.
          □   Describe your project in detail.
          □   If your project included multiple events, describe at least one in detail.
          □   Describe the evaluation process you used and include results.
          □   You might also consider whether the project was worth the time, effort, and funds
              involved; whether or not you or the Council should undertake a similar project again; or
              what you would change to improve the project.
          □   Explain how the specific activities in this project advanced the understanding of the
          □   Identify the humanities scholars involved in your project, describe their roles, and rate
              their performances.
          □   Some projects undergo major changes as they unfold. If yours did, describe the
              changes and the effect they had on the project.

11. Publicity
      The Council is interested in publicity, audience size, and whether or not it receives credit for
      funding a project.
          □   Describe your publicity program in detail.
          □   Assess its effectiveness in attracting the target audience.
          □   Describe any problems you had in gaining public credit for the Council.
          □   Attach copies of programs, brochures, posters, press releases, newspaper articles or
              any other publicity materials.

12. Procedures
      Include in your assessment an evaluation of the Council’s grant-making procedures,
      staff assistance, disbursement procedures, and so forth.

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