Dorset County Council
This evaluation explored the impact of the counties ‘Inspired by 2012 Health and Wellbeing Legacy Fund’ a grant-funding programme coordinated by Dorset County Council, on behalf of Bournemouth and Poole and Dorset Health and Wellbeing Boards.
The programme utilised £744,000 from the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic contingency funds to invest in supporting 56 innovative, community driven health and wellbeing projects, investing in projects that focus on the particularly vulnerable, marginalised and deprived communities.
This independent evaluation analysed all documents relating to the fund; surveyed all grant recipients; and interviewed selected recipients and stakeholders. The evaluation set out to explore the reach and impact of the legacy fund and identify the key learnings.