Consultation with the voluntary sector

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  • April 16, 2014

Today 16/04/14 CMBC are launching their consultation with the voluntary sector to help inform how they use  funding from 2015 onwards. The consultation will run from, 16th April, to the 9th July 2014.


Following the Budget Consultations in January 2013 and 2014, they  need to save £220,000 from our Communities and Business Change Directorate’s Voluntary Sector Commissioning budget from April 2015.

Currently, the directorate’s scheme awards three different levels of funding:

  1. Large contracts up to £370,000 a year; namely advice and information, voluntary sector infrastructure and Healthwatch contracts
  2. Large grants, up to £29,000, awarded for up to three years at a time, to deliver specific services around safer and stronger communities and cultural objectives
  3. Small one off grants, up to £3,000, to help community projects.

For more information on  current funding or to apply for a Small Grant visit the  website.

Why do they want to hear from you?

They want to understand the shape and needs of the voluntary sector in Calderdale.  They will use the information you provide to help inform how they use  funding from April 2015 onwards.

 To take part in the consultation click here.

Please feel free to share this information amongst your networks.

If you would like to receive the consultation document in a different format please contact the Voluntary Sector Commissioning Team via email to or call on 01422 392318.

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