Hyndburn Community Network
CDC'c Innovation and Sustainability Programme
The Innovation and Sustainability Programme is part of CDC's work as Strategic Partner to the Department for Education. The programme is intended to support the development of capacity building and sustainability across the voluntary and community sector.
This programme is supporting; Seven projects of £5000; Seven projects of £10000 and Five projects of £15000.
CDC is asking for applications from not-for-profit organisations for the above grants.
To apply or for more information click on the following link Innovation & Sustainability Programme
Steven Gerrard Foundation Launches Grants Programme
The Steven Gerrard Foundation was set up with the Consortium for Street Children to award grants to UK based charities that work with disadvantaged children and young people (upto 18). The grants programme is intended to provide relief to children and young people in need, whether through illness, family breakdown, disability, involvement in the streets, financial or educational disadvantage. Eligible applicants will be registered charities with a track record of at least two years delivering effective support to disadvantaged children. Grants of up to £10,000 per year available for projects that can start between June and September 2012.Projects, should focus on one of the following themes: Children with disabilities; Children and health; Children and family breakdown; Street children; Children and education.
Projects should also address one of the Steven Gerrard Foundation's guiding principles.
For more information or to apply click this link Steven Gerrard Foundation
WO Street Transformation Fund
The new WO Street Transformation Fund is currently in the planning stages but is due to begin grant-making in April 2012. The fund, supported by the W O Street Charitable Foundation, will take a new approach to grant-making via a bottom-up community development model, working with the voluntary sector to find community solutions to social issues on a sustainable basis. Priority social issues supported include: The advancement of education; Tackling poverty; Supporting older people; Disabled people; People on low incomes or suffering hardship,especially families and young people.
The fund will be delivered in collaboration with two other North West community foundations and will operate over the old county area of Lancashire. For more information click the following link Lancs Foundation.
LCC Economic Operator Services
Economic Operator Services provide the tools for carrying out automated, transparent and secure preparation and electronic submissions of requests for participation and tenders to public procurement competitions. It provides a non-discriminatory solution on fundamental procurement aspects, allowing economic operators to carry out efficiently their procurement activities.
Register as Economic Operator
Currently there are opportunities to bid for Targeted Youth Support in Hyndburn but you must be registered.
Current Funding Opportunity for Third Sector Organisations
Are you a third sector organisation delivering Youth Work and Targeted Youth Support to young people aged 13 – 19 within Lancashire including Hyndburn?
The Young People's Service is looking to commission provision with a locality through two distinct strands or specifications; Targeted Youth Support and Youth Work.
All commissioned programmes will be expected to work in cooperation to form part of an area based youth offer. These partners together will support young people to develop and progress, fulfilling their potential and making a positive contribution to their communities.
For more information and to find out how to apply click the following link: YPS
Delivery specifications and application forms will be available on the LCC E-Procurement System
The closing date for applications is Tuesday 7th February 2012.
Local Initiatives Fund<
The Local Initiative Fund (LIF) offers an opportunity for Third Sector organisations across Lancashire to apply for funding in order to help deliver local and Lancashire County Council priorities.
Click here and follow the link to download the application form and guidance notes; lancashire.gov.uk
Funding and Grants
If you want to find out about funding please go to the ‘Funding and Grants’ section of the Download and links pages on this website.
The Network has additional resources and funding information but these are only available to members of the Network.
Here is a quick link to other funding opportunities for non members.
Search for funding for the voluntary and community sector from 150 Local Authorities using the NEW Local Authority Funder Finder. This site is your online portal to grants for the voluntary and community sector from the following funders: