How to build a logic model

This paper from Wilder Research provides a detailed explanation for building high quality logic models in four steps.


  • Review and clarify the links between activities and outcomes
  • Add inputs and outputs for each activity
  • Construct a draft model
  • Review and revise
  • Challenges and possible solutions
  • Benefits of developing logic models


Holm-Hansen, C. Wilder Research, (2006). How to build a logic model (ISSUE 6 ). Retrieved from website: Evaluation and Research Tips/How to Build a Logic Model - Tips for Conducting Program Evaluation Issue 6, Fact Sheet.pdf