East Sussex Commissioning Grants Prospectus
Grant-funded opportunities to support local communities in East Sussex
East Sussex County Council and the local NHS are taking forward our new approach to funding outcomes that improve the health, social care and wellbeing of communities in East Sussex. This joint investment will be made available through grant arrangements.
The Prospectus contains details about investment available to meet outcomes in the following areas:
Outcome 1: People with mental health problems are supported to develop their own recovery plans, pursue interests and aspirations to create or re-establish social networks and live as independently as possible.
1.1 Wellbeing hubs – day opportunities and drop-in services
1.2 Vocational/employment support
1.3 Support for community links
1.4 ‘Hard to engage’ vulnerable people
1.5 Peer support
1.6 Black and Minority Ethnic access to improved healthcare
1.7 Early onset dementia
Outcome 2: People in East Sussex are supported to lead healthier lifestyles
2.1 People in East Sussex with mental health support needs and vulnerable people are supported to lead healthier lifestyles
Outcome 3: Generic infrastructure support
3.1 Strategic representation, liaison and partnership working; Local representation, liaison and partnership working; Communication and information-sharing
3.2 Developing a strong local voice
3.3 Specialist support for voluntary and community organisations working with children and young people
Outcome 4: Children, young people and families with complete needs are helped to improve their lives
4.1 Support for children who have experienced domestic violence
4.2 Family intervention
Award criteria are based on a combination of quality, social capital and best value. Detailed criteria are provided within the application pack. You can chose to apply for a main grant (more than £5,000 over 3 years) or a small grants (up to £5,000 over three years). Organisations registering their interest should note that the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 may apply. Details are contained in the application pack.
To obtain further information and an application pack, please register at the South East Business Portal (www.businessportal.southeastiep.gov.uk). If you are unable to access this service, please call 01323 463733 for assistance.
The deadline for returning your application is 12 pm,
Thursday 26 April 2012.
Please find attached the Commissioning Grants Prospectus PDF document attached for broadband and dial-up options
Confidential information – Please Note
By registering your interest on the South East Business Portal and requesting a 2012 Commissioning Grants Application Pack, you are undertaking to treat the TUPE information relating to your application (where applicable) in strictest confidence.
Failure to observe this undetaking may result in your application being rejected.