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Evaluation of the Third Sector Grants Programme

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NHS Salford Clinical Commissioning Group and Salford CVS are seeking to commission an evaluation of the Third Sector Grants Programme.

The intended outcomes of the evaluation, in order of priority, are:

  1. Process – review current process for efficiency across key partnerships; review current process for effectiveness; recommendations to enhance and improve future grants programmes (please refer to the lifecycle of the process)
  2. Impact – impact on organisations receiving funds; impact on beneficiaries; impact on Salford CVS; impact on NHS Salford CCG; impact on strategic relations between NHS Salford CCG, Salford CVS and the wider VCSE sector
  3. Context – when undertaking the evaluation and drafting the report, the contractor should ensure a contextual analysis is included, paying specific reference to the impact of Greater Manchester Devolution on partnership work between NHS Salford CCG and Salford CVS on a Salford footprint.

Deadline for proposals: 8 January

Funding available: Up to £50,000

For more information, please email

For more information on bidding for tenders, see:



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