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Engaging in commissioning

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Resources to support the practical side of cultural commissioning, with how-to toolkits, outcomes-based planning, engaging with public sector bodies, and using a theory of change

Read our section on impact, which includes information on assessing, planning and measuring impact and evaluation. 

How to engage in culture and sport commissioning

Engaging in commissioning: a practical resource pack for the culture and sport sector - Local Government Association, 2013

Understanding commissioning in the culture and sport sector

Understanding commissioning: a practical guide for the culture and sport sector - Local Government Association, 2011 

Practical advice on commissioning for wellbeing

Arts and cultural commissioning toolkit

Creating a local outcomes framework for culture and sport

A guide to developing a local outcomes framework for culture and sport - Local Government Association, 2013

Examples of outcomes frameworks

Worked up examples of outcomes frameworks - Local Government Association, 2012

Engaging with health and wellbeing boards

Practical guide to engaging with health and wellbeing boards - Compact Voice and Regional Voices, 2015

Engaging with clinical commissioning groups

Practical guide to engaging with clinical commissioning groups - Compact Voice and Regional Voices, 2015

Engaging with local enterprise partnerships

Practical guide to engaging with local enterprise partnerships - Compact Voice and NCVO, 2015

Evidence-based actions promoting wellbeing

Five ways to wellbeing, nef

Health and wellbeing boards need strong engagement across their communities

Stronger together: how health and wellbeing boards can work effectively with local providers - DoH, LGA, NHS Institute for Innovation & Improvement, NHS Confederation, 2013

Briefing pack for local authority councillors

Councillor briefing pack - Cultural commissioning, Local Government Association, 2015

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