GMCVO worked in partnership with Greater Manchester Youth Network (GMYN) and academics from Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) to conduct an evaluation of the Boom+ project. This project supports care leavers into volunteering activities and was developed based on a similar project in which GMYN worked with young people in care. The evaluation accompanied the first year of project delivery, funded by the Cabinet Office Vulnerable and Disengaged Young People Fund, and learning from this informed GMYN's future delivery of the service.