Are you commissioning or funding replication? Are you looking to support organisations or interventions to replicate? Here’s ten things to think about…
Based on the results of our process evaluation of the Big Lottery Fund’s (BIG) Realising Ambition programme, we have developed two sets of guidelines to support those involved in funding, commissioning or supporting replication. You can download these as PDF’s below.
10 things to think about when…Selecting Interventions and Organisations for Replication covers topics such as understanding the nature and evidence base of an intervention, business models and the organisational aspects of replication.
- Why replicate?
- How many interventions should be funded?
- What interventions to fund for replication?
- What is the nature of the evidence base?
- What is the core of the intervention?
- What business model will be used to replicate?
- How will the replication project be implemented?
- Are replicating organisations ready for the task?
- Will the intervention work in the new context?
- What kind of application process is needed?
10 things to think about when…Supporting Interventions and Organisations for Replication covers questions such as why to support replication in the first place as well as content, timing and delivery of support.
- Why is support needed for replication?
- What does replication support look like for different interventions?
- What should the support focus on?
- Is an external organisation required to deliver the support?
- When should the support be offered?
- How should the support be delivered?
- Why does support need to be negotiated?
- Is the support working?
- How do you support struggling organisations?
- How to measure replication success?
Read more about the process evaluation we undertook for Big Lottery Fund’s (BIG) Realising Ambition programme where we explored a range of practice issues to do with replication.