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Arts Council England, Shared Intelligence and the National Foundation for Educational Research published a detailed literature review in July 2012 that compares 31 different arts evaluation tools that are currently in use.
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When planning and delivering an arts project, it is important to consider health and safety issues from the outset.
At the planning stage one needs to consider participants, supporting adults, artists and visitors as well as likely venues, potential hazards arising from the immediate environment and the project itself.
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Inspiring Impact is an international collaborative programme, working with the charity sector to help organisations know what to measure and how to measure
The Cultural Development Team at Lewisham Council produce regular funding updates.
Lewisham Council updates on Arts Funding
Lewisham Council’s Arts Service gives advice about non-council funding streams and runs several grant schemes, available to not for profit arts organisations, to increase the number of people engaging in the arts, broaden the range of people engaging in the arts and raise awareness and profile of the arts in the borough.
When marketing your events or services locally there are several different media that will help you reach children and young people.
This short handbook on measuring well-being is produced by the Centre for Well-being at nef (the new economics foundation), and is designed primarily for voluntary organisations and community groups delivering projects and services, to help them kick-start the process of measuring well-being outcomes.
“A pioneering methodology that enables a wide range of organisations and programmes to identify and demonstrate their impact on mental well-being”
With unprecedented difficulties facing the voluntary and community sector as a result of recent funding decisions, it is vital that organisations across England are able to challenge bad funding practice, and work in partnership to develop and design better policies and services.
by Kevin Sheehan
Head of Strategy, London Borough of Lewisham. 7 June 2010
The Arts council and Voluntary Arts Network have both published handbooks giving guidance on how to organise an event.
Individuals and small organisations may have little experience of developing a business plan, feel daunted at the prospect and be unsure of what information is required or how to present it. Funding organizations will want to know who you are, what you want to do, how you want to do it, where the money/resources will be coming from and finally, when and how the money will be spent.
Since 2012, Arts Council England have been working with a range of arts and cultural organisations, devising and testing a set of principles to underpin high quality work by, with and for children and young people.