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AmbITion assessment proforma

Assessment of application from ________________________________________________ (name of organisation) Scoring area Possible Awarded

Meets the aim of the Sustainable AmbITion programme - increasing business resilience by supporting the transition to low-carbon business practices in one of the three key areas of funding: 1. Digital content developments or digital audience engagement methods that might be used to reduce the carbon footprint of an artistic product, service or experience (NB 15 applications related to an artistic product should be for enriching existing work not developing new creative practice); 2. Digital tools that lower the carbon footprint of business operations; 3. Digital tools that increase recycling, save energy, create more sustainable food practices or more efficient working practices. Merit of the idea 15 Originality. Applicability. Relevance. Evidence Has a strong case been made? Is there any research to support the project plan or has the 15 project been trialled elsewhere? Pragmatic 10 Is the project deliverable within budget? Do the timescales seem reasonable? Capacity 10 Has the organisation shown that it has the internal capacity to manage the work? Value for money Are there other funders involved? Does the project leverage other funds or open up 10 additional income streams? Does the budget seem reasonable? Collaboration 5 Meets the objectives of the Make:IT:Happen Fund: Partner up: work in partnership and collaborate with others through digital technologies; Be a better business: become more resilient by creating new revenue streams, reducing operational costs, finding efficiencies and added value within your business 10 or organisation; Make your content work harder for you: create and exploit new digital content, or digitised versions of core content; Become more engaged: experiment with new methods of engagement, widen your reach to audiences, participants or visitors. Meets the overall aim of the Fund - to support business and operational development in the arts, cultural and heritage non-profit sectors through strategic digital development, and to 10 build resilience and capacity in the sectors. Total 100 Constructive comments (max 300 words) Assessed by (print) ________________________________________________________________________ Signed ___________________________________________________Date___________________________