(adapted from an email from David Hoy, Commissioning Officer, Communities and Families)
Are you interested in delivering open access youth work with young people aged 11 and over? Communities and Families is opening a participatory budgeting grant programme to support such work in 2017-18. Applications will be assessed by a team of young people and Council officers before a voting process for young people. It will be the combination of these two processes that will determine who is awarded funding. The total budget available is £60,000 with a minimum award level of £500 and the maximum award level of £10,000. The work should benefit young people in Edinburgh and can be locally based or citywide work.
Application packs will be available on the Edinburgh Compact website from 6th February and the closing date will be 3pm on 24th February.
Briefings for applicants will be held at Waverley Court on
- Tuesday 7th February 2pm
- Tuesday 7th February 5.30pm
- Tuesday 14th February 5.30pm
Please book a place by contacting CF.Commissioning@edinburgh.gov.uk
For further background to the grants programme please read the Youth Work Funding 2017-2019 report agreed by the Education, Children and Families Committee on 13th December 2016.
We will be sending out further information next week with a link to the Edinburgh Compact website where you will be able to download the application pack, however if you have any further questions then please contact us at CF.Commissioning@edinburgh.gov.uk
David Hoy | Commissioning Officer | Communities and Families | The City of Edinburgh Council | Business Centre 1.3, Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street, Edinburgh, EH8 8BG | Tel 0131 469 3457 | Fax 0131 529 6213