Category Archives: Contract Funding

New E-learning Course Helps Organisations Get Grant Ready

A new online version of the popular Idox Information Solutions training course ‘Get Grant Ready – A Beginner Course in Funding Applications’ has been launched. The e-learning training course is ideally suited to voluntary and community sector organisations that are … Continue reading

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Investment and Contract Readiness Fund

The Social Investment Business will be launching a £10m three year Investment and Contract Readiness Fund on behalf of the Office for Civil society from 21st May. The grant programme will be to support social ventures to build their capacity … Continue reading

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Legal Services Commission: Tender for legal advice activities

The Legal Services Commission has announced the tender process for face-to-face contracts and telephone legal advice activities from April 2013. This will award contracts for the following activities Face-to-face Legal Aid services in family, immigration, asylum, debt and housing Telephone … Continue reading

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Investment and Contract Readiness Fund | The Social Investment Business

The Social Investment Business (SIB) has been awarded the Government contract to manage the £10 million Investment and Contract Readiness Fund on behalf of the Office for Civil society. The Fund will be launched at the end of April 2012 … Continue reading

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DWP announcement: £200 million payment by results scheme to help troubled families

The Government has today announced a new £200 million outreach service to help England’s most troubled families. The programme will reinforce the work already being done by local authorities and the DCLG, and represents the Government’s second major move into … Continue reading

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NAVCA guide to commissioning and tendering for trustees: now available to download

NAVCA, The National Association for Voluntary and Community Action, in partnership with the Local Government Association, has published a free guide for trustees on commissioning and tendering for public service contracts. The guide is not a step-by-step manual on how … Continue reading

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Collaboration, consortia and other partnership problems: support available for local charities.

Current changes to the statutory funding of voluntary sector organisations is prompting local charities to get together to form consortia or other collaborative structures in order to bid together for larger contract funding opportunities. Some of these partnerships are formed … Continue reading

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