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.
Past thematic programmes
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
Threading the Needle
Programme to support health and social care commissioners use third sector evidence to commission outcomes for health and social care.
Building Community Resilience
Programme to improve understanding of good practice in building and evaluating community resilience.
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.
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.
Families affected by imprisonment
Supporting organisations working with families affected by imprisonment (FABI) through a learning set and skills development programme.
Programme to grow the play sector in Scotland, offering more chances for children aged 5 to 13 years to participate in free play.
Harmonising Indicators project
Citizens Advice working with statutory funders to make monitoring and evaluation of advice more rational and more useful.
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).
Place based programme
Evaluating a community-led initiative in areas of Scotland that traditional, passive grant-making does not reach.
Reversing the Trend
Programme about the role the voluntary youth sector plays in preventing or diverting young people away from problem substance use.
Support in the Right Direction
Programme to improve understanding about ‘what works’ in Independent Support for Self-directed Support (SDS).
An evaluation project small group of organisations funded through the Short Breaks Fund, who worked together to create a short breaks’ evaluation toolkit.
Violence against Women
The Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) fund supports the Scottish Government’s commitment to tackling gender-based violence.