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New project in collaboration with Bennett Institute for Public Policy

New project in collaboration with Bennett Institute for Public Policy

The Centre has launched a major new project with leading economist, Diane Coyle, Bennett Professor of Public Policy, and her team, at the Bennett Institute for Public Policy, University of Cambridge. Running until end of 2021, the project will give insight into why...

Measuring impact of the arts as a creative learning charity

Measuring impact of the arts as a creative learning charity

This week’s guest blog is the second part to a blog published in September 2018 from June Stevenson, Chief Executive of Artis Foundation, a creative learning charity. Part one looked at the start of Artis’ evaluation journey. June explained why they are using...

Catalyst for change: small grants to support wellbeing

Catalyst for change: small grants to support wellbeing

Can a small amount of money really make a difference to someone struggling? What if the focus was on supporting enjoyment instead of the difficulties they faced? This is how the Catalyst programme is supporting people. Nikki Wimborne is part of the programme team for...

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