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Big Lottery learning support for grantholders

We are delighted to announce that Evaluation Support Scotland (ESS) will be delivering free learning and self-evaluation support to a range of Big Lottery Fund grantholders in Scotland from November


Funders and funded in harmony?

Steven Marwick, Evaluation Support Scotland Director, busts some myths about funders of the third sector


Blog: Making it stick with an Impact Champions Group

Hannah Ormston talks about how she has taken the lead to evaluate the work of the Royal Society of Edinburgh  Introduction The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) is an educational

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Funder News November 2017

In this issue we discuss supporting Big Lottery Fund grantholders to tell their story better, the importance of funders learning from each other, online reporting discussion session for funders and

Newsletter ESS Newsletter 

ESS Newsletter Autumn 2017

In this issue:Our thematic work – updateShining a light on third sector evidenceUpcoming workshopsInspiring Impact Making it stickFunder newsNEW resources on ESS websiteHello and Goodbye View this newsletter here.


TSRF Autumn Newsletter 2017

In this issue: Introducing Louise Bowen – ESS’s Knowledge and Networks Officer, Researching Together conference, help us find out who is funding third sector and academic collaborative, and much more.


Listen to Diane talk about logic modelling

Wondering why you should come to this workshop? What will you get out of it? Listen to Diane Kennedy talking about how organisations would benefit from coming on our logic


Shining a light on third sector evidence

This year’s annual review focuses on our work in for 2016/17 to shine a light on third sector evidence.  Download the colour version here or if you prefer here is a black and white