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Funders and funded in harmony?

November 2017

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Steven Marwick, Director of Evaluation Support Scotland, shares his reflections on the relationship between 'funders' and 'funded'.

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‘Don’t expect people to come to you’ and other reflections on co-production in grant-making

November 2017

Venetia Boon | Children and Young People's Grants Manager at Comic Relief

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Venetia shares her experience of getting young people involved in the grant-making process.

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Reflections on 'unrestricted funding'

November 2017

Kevin Richmond | Chief Executive at Sussex Community Foundation

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Kevin Richmond, CEO at Sussex Community Foundation, shares his reflections on the Foundation's first experience of making unrestricted, multi-year grants. This comes as we publish an evaluation of the programme, which was aimed at organisations who work with children and young people.

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'My hope is that once and for all, progress is made'

October 2017

Maggie Sanderson

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Maggie Sanderson is a carer who attended the first Herefordshire and Worcestershire partnership meeting for Building Health Partnerships. Here, she shares why she went along and what she hopes the programme will achieve.

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On 3 November, IVAR Head of Research, Leila Baker, will be presenting at the Befriending Networks annual conference in Edinburgh.

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On 10 November (12:30 – 16:00) BHP Self Care/Mid & South Essex STP "Breathing Well : Pathways to better respiratory health" focus group will hold their second partnership session looking at doing things differently and empowering our communities more effectively.

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1 November (15:15-16:45) In this free seminar on participatory action research, hosted by SRA, Katie Turner (Senior Researcher, IVAR) and Louise Forshaw (Big Local Wargrave) will discuss the use of participatory methods in a recent Local Trust commissioned project.

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What it's like to be under the microscope

October 2017

Gina Crane | Communications and Learning Manager at Esmée Fairbairn Foundation

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Gina shares what it's like to be under the microscope as the subject of the Evaluation Roundtable's Teaching Case, which she describes as 'a ‘warts and all’ case study of a real evaluation'.

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To celebrate the publication of our new research on working collaboratively in place, we asked some of the people who took part in our case studies what advice they would give to other organisations embarking on cross-sector partnership working in a particular geography.

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Council and Funder Collaboration: Islington’s story

October 2017

Helen Kersley | Programme Director at the Cripplegate Foundation

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Cripplegate Foundation is deeply rooted in Islington. Our history here goes back more than 500 years, and we exist to benefit Islington residents. As a place-based funder we value the knowledge and relationships we are able to develop in our area. There is no better example of this than the collaboration that has grown with Islington Council.

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