Research proposals required for the CPP programme

14 August 2014

We are commissioning a piece of research within Creative People and Places (CPP) looking at the challenges and opportunities associated with consortium working and the pros and cons of different governance models.

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The aim of the research is to support the work of the CPP Places and strengthen the practice of other community based arts/culture projects where consortium and multiple partnership working can be customary.

The research objectives are:

  • To articulate the Arts Council’s aims for CPP projects to be managed through the framework of a consortium
  • To understand the mechanism of CPP consortium development
  • To understand the experiences of CPP consortium working, including practicalities, challenges and opportunities
  • To understand different governance models within arts/culture and other comparative sectors, including pros and cons
  • To understand steps for effective governance for future practice
  • To gain an understanding of how CPP consortia have changed over a period of time (via a small scale follow up study)

Deliverables

A research report is required which will be published online and included in CPP programme research literature. The report may include the following suggested deliverables:

  • Summary of literature review, including best practice examples of governance and consortium (outside of CPP, including other relevant sectors)
  • A set of recommendations to support effective consortium and partnership working
  • A management ‘health check’ for the consortium
  • Interview transcripts
  • Follow-up report after a relevant period of time (timings to be agreed)

How to apply

Download the full research brief below. For further information please contact Sarah B Davies.

Download Research Brief - Consortia CPP

For more information on the Creative People and Places programme, please go here

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