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LOGIC MODEL CEP 4-H Planned Program Fact Sheet

September 2015

Advantages of a Logic Model A program logic model is a

The purpose of a logic model is to provide a visual graphic of the required steps to achieve a desired goal or outcome based upon the present status or situation. (W. K. Kellogg Foundation Handbook, 1988).

picture of how your program works – the theory and assumptions underlying

When to use a Logic Model 

Program Planning and Development

Program Evaluation and Strategic Reporting

Grant Writing

Marketing and Communication Strategies

Aligning requests to the Combined Research and Extension Plan of Work

the program. ...This model provides a road map of your program, highlighting how it is expected to work, what activities need to come before others,

and how desired outcomes are achieved (p. 35). W.K. Kellogg

Components of a Logic Model

Foundation Evaluation

A logic model can have many components including situation, priorities, assumptions, goals, inputs, activities, outputs, outcomes, external factors, and evaluation. It could also be as simple as inputs, outputs, and outcomes.

Handbook (1998)

Logic Model (Modified) 






Monthly Fact Sheet Published by Joaquina Scott Kankam (Program Specialist, 4-H and Youth Development)


Sources W.K. Kellogg Foundation Logic Model Development Guide 4-H Science Logic Model

761 Carden-Waller Cooperative Extension Building 250 E.M. Norris Street P.O. Box 519; MS 2001 Prairie View, TX 77446 T: (936) 261-5148 F: (936) 261-5143

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