Daily Archives: Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Grandmentors is an eye-catching ‘big society’ idea, but its funding looks fragile

It was difficult to miss the launch yesterday of Grandmentors. The 3-year pilot project aims to match what the press release from CSV calls “troubled teenagers” from deprived parts of London with grandparent-style volunteer mentors. Grandmentors cropped up on the Today programme, in the Daily Telegraph – ‘granny knows best’ – and in The Times… Read more »