nFORM 2.0 Resources

This page includes information and tools to support you in using nFORM 2.0. If you need additional help after reviewing these resources, you may request technical assistance by submitting a ticket in nFORM 2.0 to the nFORM help desk.

Please contact your grantee organization's site administrator(s) for help with log in issues including locked accounts and resetting passwords. Site administrators should leave a voice mail for Mathematica at 844-619-6841 if they are also unable to log into nFORM.

The CQI Resources page includes more information on using nFORM 2.0 and other data for program improvement

nFORM 2.0 - Information, Family Outcomes, Reporting and Management

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Data Dictionary

  • This document provides the record layout for the data fields that are included in the data export from nFORM. View Data Dictionary
 

Training Video

  • This training video describes best practices to follow to keep data secure. Keeping Data Secure

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  • The nFORM team provides a tutorial on how to monitor equity-related data in nFORM for service delivery. The team also provides a deep dive on using nFORM 2.0 data tools to analyze trends in workshop participation. 

    Feb 2024
  • The nFORM team provides a tutorial on how to monitor equity-related data in nFORM for program outreach and enrollment. The team also provides an example of how to monitor for potential disparities in enrollment using applicant characteristic data.

     

    Jan 2024
  • This document provides answers to common questions about the IRB process. Please note that this resource was updated in January 2024 to include additional information about CQI, local evaluations, participation in federal evaluations, and addressing clients who revoke consent.

    Jan 2024
  • This tip sheet provides detailed steps for accessing and saving the template and tips on how to complete the progress narrative each quarter.

    Jan 2024
  • These are PDFs and Word versions of the HM QPR and PPR quantitative data and progress narrative templates. If using the Word template, it must be converted to a PDF by clicking “File”, then “Save As”, then selecting “PDF” from the drop-down menu of available file formats. Only PDF versions of the completed progress narrative can be uploaded into Grant Solutions. If using the PDF templates, the file must be saved on your computer first before opening them in Adobe in order to view and edit. You should also add the reporting date (i.e. the due date for the applicable report) to the file name before selecting "Save". For example, if you are submitting the Grant Year 3 PPR, it is recommended to save the file with "10.30.2023" in the file name. Please follow the steps below to download the contents of the file:

    1. Open the PPR/QPR Narrative Template by clicking the “View PDF” button.
    2. Save the narrative template to your computer's Desktop by right-clicking in the document and selecting “Save as….” if you are using Chrome, “Save target as…” if you are using Edge, OR clicking the download icon at the top right.
    3. Name the file with the reporting date and save to your computer.
    4. Exit out of your browser.
    5. Navigate to your desktop to open and edit the file.
    Dec 2023
  • These are PDFs and Word versions of the RF QPR and PPR quantitative data and progress narrative templates. If using the Word template, it must be converted to a PDF by clicking “File”, then “Save As”, then selecting “PDF” from the drop-down menu of available file formats. Only PDF versions of the completed progress narrative can be uploaded into Grant Solutions. If using the PDF templates, the file must be saved on your computer first before opening them in Adobe in order to view and edit. You should also add the reporting date (i.e. the due date for the applicable report) to the file name before selecting "Save". For example, if you are submitting the Grant Year 3 PPR, it is recommended to save the file with "10.30.2023" in the file name. Please follow the steps below to download the contents of the file:

    1. Open the PPR/QPR Narrative Template by clicking the “View PDF” button.
    2. Save the narrative template to your computer's Desktop by right-clicking in the document and selecting “Save as….” if you are using Chrome, “Save target as…” if you are using Edge, OR clicking the download icon at the top right.
    3. Name the file with the reporting date and save to your computer.
    4. Exit out of your browser.
    5. Navigate to your desktop to open and edit the file.
    Dec 2023
  • The nFORM team introduces their new user locking system added to nFORM. They also provide an overview of the economic stability data available throughout nFORM and highlighted the data tools available for effectively monitoring this data. A grantee shared their approach to monitoring economic stability data. Additionally, the tip sheet below expands on the content presented in the office hours tutorial with additional examples about using nFORM to monitor economic stability data. The infographic provides a snapshot of nFORM data on economic stability services provided across grantees through July 31, 2023

     

    Dec 2023
  • The nFORM team introduces a new nFORM enhancement that will send automatic emails to nFORM users whose accounts are at risk of being deactivated, along with new and updated nFORM resources. 

    Dec 2023
  • The nFORM team offers a detailed overview of individual service contracts (ISCs) and proceeds to provide an in-depth review of the available data tools designed for monitoring ISCs.

    Nov 2023
  • During the October 2023 nFORM office hours, the nFORM team provided a tutorial on survey completion and refusal rates, along with techniques to identify potential data quality concerns and enhance survey response and completion rates. The infographic expands on the information provided during the October 2023 nFORM office hours, and includes additional examples of how to monitor and understand survey data.

    Nov 2023