Self Management IMPACT Fund Round 4 Open for ApplicationsThe ALLIANCE are delighted to announce that Round 4 of the Self Management IMPACT Fund is now open for applications, deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 19th December 2014.
The Self Management IMPACT Fund is building upon the learning from the Self Management Fund and provides support to third sector organisations to develop their self management work over the period 2013/14 - 2015/16.
The IMPACT Fund provides a unique opportunity for third sector organisations and partnerships to develop and strengthen new project ideas that support self management as well as building upon existing approaches.
Themes for Round 4 of The Fund are as follows:
An application form for the IMPACT fund can be downloaded here Guidance notes on applying to The IMPACT Fund can be downloaded here. Frequently asked questions regarding applying for the IMPACT fund can be found here
The IMPACT Fund has so far supported 73 innovative projects to develop self management approaches across Scotland. Find out more about the projects here.
The IMPACT Fund has already demonstrated essential learning about the impact of self management:
The Fund is a key recommendation of 'Gaun Yersel' - The Self Management Strategy for Scotland' published in 2008 in partnership between The ALLIANCE and the Scottish Government.
The Evaluation Report reviews the background, aims and achievements of the Fund, and has been described as a leading example of how a funder and funded projects can work together to share learning. You can download a copy of the report below:
IMPACT - Evaluation Report Published
Following on from the success of the Self Managment Fund, the Scottish Government granted an additional allocation of £1,756,000 for 2011/12 to support development and partnership opportunities for projects that were supported via the Self Managment Fund. 30 projects received funding to develop their work on Self Management.
The Development Fund Evaluation Report considers how the aims and objectives of the Self Management Development Fund have been realised, and focuses on the processes involved.
Download the Interim Development Fund Evaluation Report here
Following the launch of the Interim Evaluation Report, The ALLIANCE produced a series of Special Reports on the Self Management Fund. These reports focus on the themes of the evaluation, and highlight some of the great projects around the country.
Click here for more information on the aims and priorities of the fund, and for full details on the successful projects from the first and second and third rounds and identification of future priorities, please read more here.