Choosing Programs: Is a Program Right for Us?
If you are developing your own program, or are adapting an existing program, there are some points to consider before you implement it. Use this worksheet to determine if the program is really right for your organization or community. You might want to have the coalition members fill it out together. When completed, determine if the number of problems you have will jeopardize the successful implementation of the program.
|This Program Can...||Problem||No Problem|
|Can be accomplished in the given time period|
|Can be accomplished with the given budget|
|Is wanted by the target population|
|Fits with the goals of our organization|
|Does not duplicate an existing program|
|The program will be easy to implement|
|Other organizations may be willing to co-sponsor|
|Has the potential to become incorporated into the community|
|We have the expertise (or access to expertise) to develop and implement|
|This activity can be evaluated|
Adapted From: MDH Community Health Promotion Kit