Communities Fund

The Department for Communities and Local Government have launched a new Communities Fund and invite joint bids from local authorities/other service providers and community-led groups, to deliver new services that will help those with multiple needs in their communities.

They are interested in new projects or extensions of existing projects deliver solutions to entrenched social issues, for example, relating to: Early intervention and high cost individuals, Adult social care, Children’s Services, Employment Support. They are looking for proposals that involve Community Hubs, a “key worker” approach, or social prescription.

The deadline is 16th January 2017. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/communities-fund-prospectus-and-bidding-form 

If you need help creating your partnership or forming your bid, please contact Peter Thorpe on 01424 444010 or email peter@hvauk.org