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Green Living Fund Evaluation - EV0513

This project is designed to evaluate the Greener Living Fund (GLF). Launched in November 2008, the GLF aims to help individuals and communities in England to live more sustainably, and reduce their impact on the environment. GLF is supporting a range of civil society organisations in delivering projects to engage significant numbers of individuals – 8 projects are being taken forward.

Brook Lyndhurst, in partnership with Kathryn Rathouse, will conduct the evaluation of GLF at a programme-level and track the GLF through its full 2 year cycle. This project aims to identify:
• The overall effectiveness of the Greener Living Fund in helping individuals and communities to lead more sustainable lifestyles;
• The impact of the individual projects in terms of attitude and behaviour change among their target audiences;
• The factors that are critical to the projects’ success;
• Barriers encountered by the projects; and
• The potential for scaling up and replicating the projects on a wider scale.

Each of the 8 projects has a monitoring and evaluation plan in place at an individual project-level to assess and determine behaviour change impacts (both qualitative and quantitative) and the factors behind the success of the projects. To support the projects in conducting these project-level evaluations, the projects will receive tailored advice on developing their evaluation plans, and will receive support and advice on implementing and reporting on their evaluation work.
Project Documents
• FRP - Final Report : Defra EV0513 GLF FINAL REPORT Jan 2016   (2146k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2009

To: 2011

Cost: £281,789
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Brook Lyndhurst
Behaviour change              
Monitoring and evaluation              
Social Research              
Fields of Study
Sustainable Consumption and Production