Vision & Mission

Attuned Research and Evaluation’s vision is a vibrant, robust public and not-for-profit sector which effectively serves its intended communities and populations. Attuned’s mission is to help achieve this vision by conducting well-designed, ethical and credible evaluations and applied research, assisting


Attuned is a small consulting firm that offers innovative, high quality applied research, evaluation and related services to not-for-profit and public organizations, projects and programs. Attuned began in 2013 as a sole proprietorship owned by Sarah Parkinson, and incorporated a

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Attuned Research and Evaluation adheres to the Canadian Evaluation Society’s Guidelines for Ethical Conduct, which set out basic principles for competence, integrity and accountability, as follows: COMPETENCE: Evaluators are to be competent in their provision of service. Evaluators should apply

Featured Projects

Attuned Research and Evaluation has played a lead or supporting role in a total of 12 projects since it began operations in 2013. Some of these have already been completed and others are ongoing. Attuned’s team has a vast array...

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Featured Publication

Book: Finding A Way in International Development

Finding a Way in International Development: Options for Ethical and Effective Work  by Sarah Parkinson [Click here to read the introductory chapter] [Click here to visit publisher’s website] 2013/300 pages/LC: 2012034293 A Kumarian Press Book Description: Despite the labyrinthine bureaucracies,...

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