Short Breaks Grant Staffordshire

Short Breaks Grant Staffordshire

Applicants can make a maximum of TWO applications for funding ‘under and including £10,000’ and ONE application for funding ‘over £10,000’. Please note there are two separate application forms for the two funding opportunities.

Aiming High for Disabled Children Revenue Grant Contract for Short Breaks

Reference number: CYPF0005

Deadline date:23/11/2012

This deadline is for… Receipt of completed tenders

Contract value:£1,200,000 – £1,500,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Staffordshire CC The administrative area of Staffordshire County Council

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: Staffordshire County Council Staffordshire Procurement


Description of the contract

Aiming High in Staffordshire are seeking applications to deliver Short Break services Separate funding streams are available. These are to deliver: 1. Funding under and including £10,000 (Reference CYPF0005) 2. Funding over £10,000 (Reference CYPF0006) Funding is available to deliver: Staffordshire County Council would like to receive applications for short break services offering a range of different short break activities and recreational activities, across Staffordshire. Many activities can be classed as a short break; this includes youth clubs, soft play, sensory activities, sport and leisure activities, day trips, holiday play schemes, horse riding, go karting, canoeing, arts, drama and music activities. This list is not exclusive and we would welcome innovative activities and projects. Activities must take place outside of the school day. Activities may take place in school holidays, weekends, and/or after school/evenings and must last a minimum of two hours. Applicants can make a maximum of TWO applications for funding ‘under and including £10,000’ and ONE application for funding ‘over £10,000’. Please note there are two separate application forms for the two funding opportunities.



Classification of the contract

85000000 Health and social work services


Additional information

Contract type: Services – 25

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 01/04/2013 – 31/03/2016


Who to contact

Contact name Joanne Fitzpatrick

Organisation name Staffordshire County Council Staffordshire Procurement

Address Wedgwood Building, Tipping Street, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16 2DH

Telephone 01785 854644

Extension number:



Web address


How to apply

This is an electronic tender. All requests for information to be sent through the electronic tendering portal and messaging facility on the Proactis electronic tendering system. How to register: – 1. Instructions at 2. Follow the link to Proactis E-Tendering ( On the main page click SUPPLIERS then (new user) REGISTER links. 3. Complete the self-registration questions and click the Register button. 4. You will receive a confirmation e-mail with an authentication link (this email may find its way to your trash/junk email account, so please check). 5. Confirm the authentication and then login into Proactis SUPPLIERS-side. 6. Search the bulletin board for the tender(s) using key words, search criteria etc. 7. Once found, click on the (blue) contract title to register interest against an active tender. 8. Click the REGISTER button and then CONTINUE. 9. The tender will now be in the MY TENDERS profile area on the main menu. 10. Find the READ ME FIRST document and continue with managing the tender. If you require urgent assistance regarding the initial usage of the eTendering package please contact the Contracting Authority point-of-contact in Section I.1 of this notice. On failure to reach this contact, please immediately email the nature of the difficulty to