Supporting natural partnership progression over the five-year project delivery period, and to ensure the development of legacy structures.
Delivery Lead Organisation: Cam and Ely Ouse Catchment Partnership (Anglian Water)
To support natural partnership progression over the five-year project delivery period, and to ensure the development of legacy structures, the project will:
Year 1 – Facilitate the development of new and existing partnership structures by aligning aspirations, identifying need and benefit, and getting buy-in from partners,
Year 2 – Train partners in how to prioritise action, create a partnership action plan and overcome partnership issues, drawing on local best practice examples,
Year 3 – Engage partners on the process of building resilience within the partnership, with a focus on five-year planning, shared commitments and resourcing an action plan,
Year 4 – Support additional action through identifying fund-raising opportunities and collectively completing a funding bid for a ‘post-BFER’ partnership project,
Year 5 – Develop legacy structures within the partnerships, allowing momentum to be maintained and encouraging partner ownership).
The project will deliver a series of collaboration and training workshops across the five years, engaging with the Catchment Partnerships and volunteer groups to build capacity, facilitating the creation and up-skilling of new and existing partnerships within the Brecks wider landscape and enable the development of fund-raising skills which will ensure partnership sustainability and legacy beyond the project. Each year will focus on a different theme of partnership development, with guidance and advice being provided as a resource annually.
Alongside these activities, the project will also deliver the recommendations of the BFER Geo-Spatial Mapping Strategy which will allow project partners to map their various projects and share it with partners and other audiences
The strategy will:
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