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65 projects funded by the What Works Fund

What Works grant funded projects

The organisations below have received a grant from the Money Advice Service What Works Fund to evaluate their activity. As each project completes its evaluation, their final report will be uploaded to the Evidence Hub and a link to that report will be added below.

Wave 1 (finishing by Summer 2018)

1625 Independent People - final report: Cash Pointers Up Front

A2 Dominion Housing - final report: Evaluation of the DOSH financial capability programme

Advice NI - final reports: Managing Chang£ - What Works? and Building Resilience in Retirement project

Advising Communities - final report: Money Well

Age Concern Tyneside South - final report: Evaluation of the Age Concern South Tyneside project 2017-18

Age Cymru: Swansea Bay - final report: What Works evaluation report

Age UK - final report: The Age UK ‘Your Money MOT’ impact evaluation

Age Scotland - final report: Money Matters

Anglia Care Trust- final report: Money advice service for survivors of domestic abuse

Auriga Services - final report: Financial capability of renal and inherited metabolic disorder patients

Birmingham Settlement - final report: What Works evaluation report

Campaign for Learning - final report: Family Fortunes evaluation

Carers UK - final report: Thinking Ahead resource

Centrepoint Soho - final report: Moneywise

Changing Lives - final report: BEAT 2

The Children’s Society

Church Urban Fund - Just Finance Foundation - final report: Cash Smart Credit Savvy

Citizens Advice (National) - final report: Money Talks: Evaluating life-events focused money guidance

Citizens Advice Bureau Basingstoke - final report: What Works evaluation report

Citizens Advice Bureau Merton & Lambeth

Citizens Advice Bureau North Liverpool - final report: IT’s all about money

Citizens Advice Bureau Southwark- final report: What Works evaluation report

Clarion Housing Group

Community Housing Aid - final report: What Works for You

Community Links - final report: What Works evaluation report

Cornwall Rural Community Charity - final report: Get £ F+IT

Fife Council - final report: Evaluation of the initial phase of the Community Development Finance Institution

Gingerbread - final report: Family Finance Project (FFP) evaluation

Good Things Foundation - final report: Changing behaviour around online transactions

Groundwork West Midlands - final report: #FinancialChampions

Institute for Employment Studies - final report: What Works evaluation report

Leicester Ageing Together - final report: Delivering community financial advice workshops

The Mix - final report: An Evaluation of The Mix Money Helpline

The Money Charity - final report: RCT evaluation of The Money Charity’s workshops in Schools

Move On - final report: Schools Financial Capability Workshops

MyBnk - final reports: Money Works, Primary Money Twist and Secondary Money Twist

National Learning and Work Institute - final report: Supported rent flexibility

National Numeracy - final report: Improving numeracy to increase financial capability

National Skills Academy for Financial Services - final reports: Get Ready pensions tool and Life, Money, Action!

National Youth Agency - final report: My Money Now

Open University- final report: Managing My Money for the Just About Managing

Queen’s University Belfast - final report: Money Matters

Royal Society for Blind Children

School of Hard Knocks - final report: SOHK financial capability project

Shelter Scotland- final report: Healthy Finances pilot

Tenovus Cancer Care - final report: Evaluation of the Tenovus Money Advice Service

TISA - final report: Primary Money Twist evaluation

Toynbee Hall - final report: Senior money mentors

Wakefield Council - final report: Evaluation of the Mortgage Breathing Space scheme

Wales Co-Operative Centre - final report: Evaluation of the ‘Your Money Your Home Project’ 2018

West Kent Housing Association- final report: Working with apprentices and trainees

Young Enterprise - final report: The impact of training teachers on the financial capability of their students

Young Scot - final report: SaveStudySpend

Youth Access - final report: Money Matters

Youth Cymru - final report: Money Smart / Arian Smart

Wave 2 (finishing by Spring 2019)

East London Business Alliance - final report: The CashWise programme

Money Matters

Quaker Social Action

Ravensbourne University London - final report: MoneyLab evaluation report

Salford Foundation -

Tax Volunteers - final report: Digital Tax for Older People: What Works

Warwick Business School

Summary of each project

Download a brief note on each project at the right hand side of the page.

Learning from the What Works Fund

As the fund progresses, we share key learning for practitioners from our What Works grantees and their projectsopens in new window, including presentations and recordings from our webinar series.