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Call for proposals: Diversion evidence review

The Youth Endowment Fund is creating a guidance report which summarises the best available research on youth diversion and makes actionable recommendations for practice and policy.

This call for proposals aims to appoint a team to conduct an evidence review to support the writing of this report. We are looking for teams with knowledge of the research literature on youth diversion, and expertise in conducting evidence reviews to high standards.

To find out more, please download our call for proposals document.

How to apply

The deadline for applications is 30 September 2022. Your application should be no more than 3,000 words and include:

  • A description of the team who will carry out the work and their relevant experience and expertise
  • A description of how you will approach the work. This should include:
    • A suggested list of 5-10 well-defined and feasible research questions.
    • A description of your approach to systematically finding and analysing studies.
    • A proposal for how you will critically appraise the quality of the evidence on a particular research question.
  • A detailed budget.
  • A timeline for the work.

Please send your application to Please also get in touch with Peter if you have any questions.

Open call: Evidence and Evaluation Associates

The Youth Endowment Fund is seeking to recruit Associates with skills and knowledge directly relevant to its evaluation and evidence work and is inviting applications to join its Associate pool.

Being part of the Associates Pool is no guarantee of work, instead the Associates Pool will act as a preferred supplier list who will be eligible to work with YEF as an Associate as and when opportunities arise. When an opportunity arises YEF will contact the Associates Pool and invite expressions of interest to carry out a discrete piece of work. Each discrete piece of work will be contracted separately.

To find out more, please download the document below.

How to apply

You can register an interest by sending a CV and a short cover letter stating how you might apply your skills and knowledge to support YEF’s evidence and evaluation work to

The cover letter should also include:

  • Whether you are looking for a paid or voluntary role.
  • Proposed daily rate

This open call for Associates will close on 12 September 2022.

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