Inputs are the tangible and intangible resources put into the program implementation process. They typically need to be represented in a way that they can be compared. For example, it can be difficult to compare a budget to the number of staff hours. Converting staff hours into money can help make these two comparable. Below are some examples of inputs and other measures that can help convert those inputs into money values.
Total money spent
Number of staff and staff hours invested
How were staff hours estimated? (e.g., Calendar records, staff records, other),
Value of Staff by the hour
Number of volunteers and volunteer hours invested
How were volunteer hours estimated? (e.g., Calendar records, volunteer self-estimate, program leader estimate, Other),