Review of the Family Fund Trust Research Report

Thursday 11 April 2013


In April 2012, the Department for Education commissioned the Moorhouse Consortium (including  OPM and Cognizant) to undertake a rapid review of the Family Fund Trust (FFT). The review, carried out between April 2012 and July 2012, had five main objectives:
1. To compare the efficiency and cost effectiveness of the current Family Fund model with
alternative delivery models
2. To assess the process of awareness raising with families and allocation and distribution of
3. To identify the short and long term impact of initial and repeat funding on families
4. To measure the qualitative impact of home visits
5. To review the appropriateness of the role of UK Government as a direct grant provider.