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1 More than the sum of its parts: How innovative partnership working can improve outcomes for families with multiple and complex needs Thomas Guiney Senior Policy and Learning Manager, Big Lottery Fund

2 The Big Lottery FundThe ‘Improving Futures’ ProgrammeThe challenge of partnership working Addressing inter-generational disadvantage Other sources of funding

3 BIG in Numbers… Since June 2004, BIG has awarded over £6 billion to projects supporting health, education, environment and charitable purposes. In 2012/13 we made 12,000 new awards with a total value of £778m. 88% of our awards are for £10,000 or less BIG are presently managing 17,000 awards Over 92% of our funding goes to the “voluntary and community sector

4 The Improving Futures Programme… £26m investment to support families with multiple and complex needs 26 VCS-led projects operating across the United Kingdom Focus on families with children of primary school age We expect to support 10,000 families over 3-5 years Significant evaluation of the programme by ECORYS, Family Lives, IPSOS MORI and University of Nottingham

5 Ranking of family risk factors Hierarchy of family strengths Base: 891 families The profile of Improving Futures families…

6 Parent A "Everything seems to have come together, my son and daughter are getting on better and my daughter is getting on better at school. Overall as a family we feel a lot happier".

7 Working in Partnership… The VCS have a role to play in bridging the gap between families and service providers The VCS is a broad and varied sector. It to must work more closely to meet the varied needs of the family The importance of defining roles, responsibilities and data sharing arrangements

8 The challenge of early intervention… Projects are responsible for assessing a families ‘needs’ and prioritising resources accordingly A focus on primary school aged families. Those that slip through the net of ‘early years’ and ‘youth provision’ Developmental pathways are rarely linear. Service provision must be equally flexible

9 The delivery lifecycle… The importance of establishing clear referral pathways based upon strong working relationships with local agencies. Assessment is a critical step in establishing the tenor and character of the working relationship with families Balancing short term need and long-term change When to innovate and when to replicate proven practice

10 Fulfilling Lives: a better start… Up to £165M over the next 10 years

11 Fulfilling Lives: supporting people with multiple and complex needs… Up to £100 million Grants of up to £10 million for between five and eight years. Geographically targeted in 15 areas in England A focus on ‘system re-design’: showcasing more effective and efficient ways of organising and delivering services.

12 Awards for All  Funding from £300 and £10,000  Approximately 7000 awards with a 50% success rate.  Perfect for those taking their first step onto the funding ladder Reaching Communities  Funding from £10,000 to £500,000 available.  Investment of £157m in 2012/13  Demand is high. In 2010/11 we received 5,730 outline proposals requesting over £1 billion Open funding at the heart of what we do...

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