Theory of Change

The Theory of Change  is intended to provide a graphic overview of the core principles, performance management framework, and services and strategies implemented and led by the network to achieve the goals of Community Action across the nation.

Tools and Resources:

National Theory of Change – The Theory of Change is intended to provide a graphic overview of the core principles,performance management framework, and services and strategies implemented and led by the network to achieve the goals of Community Action across the nation.

Interactive Theory of Change– This Prezi is a useful presentation tool to help you explain the National Theory of Change in detail.

Guide to Creating a Local Theory of Change– This guide contains worksheets to walk you through the development of a Local Theory of Change. (Updated October 2017)

Theory of Change FAQ’s– This document answers questions about the TOC while highlighting its purpose, history, and uses.

Video: About the Theory of Change– This video, created by the Arkansas Community Action Agencies Association (ACAAA), presents a brief overview of “The National Theory of Change” and how it’s being used by Community Action Agencies across the county to make their programs & services even more effective in the fight against poverty.