Thematic Programmes

A thematic programme (TP) is a structured programme to help measure, explain and prove the contribution of the third sector to a particular policy area. 

Thematic Programme

Demonstrating impact on health inequalities

Programme is to support third sector organisations to better understand and show their impact on health inequalities

Thematic Programme

Thrive

Helping practitioners understand more about how to use physical activity or sport to achieve a range of outcomes.

Thematic Programme

Measuring what matters

Developing a way to evaluate the activities community safety practitioners deliver to prevent unintentional injury.

Thematic Programme

Third Sector Interface Outcome Framework

Development of an outcomes framework for third sector interfaces for the work that Scottish Government directly fund through the Third Sector Division.

Thematic Programme

Understanding intermediaries’ impact

Working with national third sector intermediaries about how they measure and report on their impact.

Past thematic programmes

Thematic Programme

A Stitch in Time? The Scottish third sector contribution to care for older people

A Stitch in Time? is a programme supporting the third sector to collect and present evidence about its contribution to Reshaping Care for Older People

Thematic Programme

Threading the Needle

Programme to support health and social care commissioners use third sector evidence to commission outcomes for health and social care.

Thematic Programme

Building Community Resilience

Programme to improve understanding of good practice in building and evaluating community resilience.

Thematic Programme

Experiencing Recovery – Everyone Has a Story

Programme to hear the voices, opinions and feelings of young people whose parents are in recovery from problem alcohol and other drug use.

Thematic Programme

Explaining the difference of voluntary adult learning

Project to articulate the outcomes of Scottish voluntary adult learning within the context of national outcomes and Single Outcome Agreement.

Thematic Programme

Families affected by imprisonment

Supporting organisations working with families affected by imprisonment (FABI) through a learning set and skills development programme.

Thematic Programme

Go Play

Programme to grow the play sector in Scotland, offering more chances for children aged 5 to 13 years to participate in free play.

Thematic Programme

Harmonising Indicators project

Citizens Advice working with statutory funders to make monitoring and evaluation of advice more rational and more useful.

Thematic Programme

Measuring Outcomes from Citizens Advice

Measuring Outcomes from Citizens Advice (MOCA) was a partnership programme between Parkhead and other Citizens Advice Bureaux (CAB) and Evaluation Support Scotland (ESS).

Thematic Programme

Place based programme

Evaluating a community-led initiative in areas of Scotland that traditional, passive grant-making does not reach.

Thematic Programme

Reversing the Trend

Programme about the role the voluntary youth sector plays in preventing or diverting young people away from problem substance use.

Thematic Programme

Support in the Right Direction

Programme to improve understanding about ‘what works’ in Independent Support for Self-directed Support (SDS).

Thematic Programme

Think Tank

An evaluation project small group of organisations funded through the Short Breaks Fund, who worked together to create a short breaks’ evaluation toolkit.

Thematic Programme

Violence against Women

The Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) fund supports the Scottish Government’s commitment to tackling gender-based violence.

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