Include NPC’s Well-being Measure in your funding bid!

Applying for a new grant? Need to have a plan of how report on your outcomes? Why not build the cost of NPC’s Well-being Measure into your funding bid?

It’s recognised by many major funders – including BBC Children in Need, the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, and the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation – and demonstrates that you are serious about outcomes.

It can also be separated as a distinct cost so you can show exactly what you are spending money on.

To add NPC’s Well-being Measure to a bid, you might want to include or adapt the paragraphs below for your application.

Any queries and you can drop us a line at Good luck!

“We will use NPC’s Well-being Measure to evaluate _________.

We have chosen the tool because we believe that it is a robust method of measuring well-being and suits our work. Its advantages include:

  • It is fully validated and tested, so we can be confident of its quality
  • It will allow us to get an accurate sense of change, and see our our group of young people in the context of others the UK
  • It covers a range of relevant areas of well-being, including self-esteem, emotional well-being, relationships, and satisfaction with school
  • It is easy to use and will save our staff time
  • It is good value for money

[delete as appropriate]

We intend to use the tool to measure a group of ____ young people before and after our _________ programme. [Insert further description]

The costs of purchasing the tool are _________. We estimate that it will cost a further _________ in our staff time/consulting support.”


About John Copps

John is part of NPC's research and consulting team and is the founder of NPC's Well-being Measure, a social business that provides an online tool to measure young people’s well-being. He has eight years experience of research and consulting, and is passionate about how data can be used to improve the performance of organisations. John is a regular contributor to NPC's blog and has also contributed to pieces for BBC Radio, the Guardian, and the Financial Times. John is a governor of a secondary school.
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