Area Action Partnership Funding

 

 

Holiday Activities Provision Fund - Round 2

The second round of the Holiday Activities Provision Fund is being launched today. There is £18,133 in the pot and applications are welcomed for amounts between £500 and £3,000 for activities during the easter holidays which include the provision of food.

Can you please include this information in your local newsletters and other communication routes.

Application packs are available upon request from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or by calling 03000 261128. 

If you need any further information please contact the AAP office on the contact details above. 

Thank you in advance for your help with promoting this.

Kind Regards

Jane Bellis. AAP Co-ordinator. (PLEASE NOTE I’M NOT IN THE OFFICE ON FRIDAYS)

Tel: 03000 26112 Mobile: 07818 510373

 

Three Towns AAP funding…

Capital Grants – Now open!

Funding of £24,000 has been made available by 3 Towns Partnership for a CAPITAL small grants scheme for 2018/19.  The fund will provide the opportunity for groups and organisations to apply for a small grant (£1,500 - £5,000) to help them deliver projects locally. Please see attached for the guidance notes. If you would like to apply, please get in touch with one of the team by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling 03000 267539 to request an application. The deadline for receipt of applications is Monday 18 February 2019.

Children and Young People Small Grant

3 Towns Partnership Youth Forum have been allocated funding by the Board to administer in Small Grants for children and young people locally. The fund is available to groups for children and young people’s projects, the project should be led by young people and the application completed by them (if the children are aged under 7 years old it can be completed by an adult). Grant applications must be between £200 and £500 and an organisation can only apply for up to £500 each financial year.

The Youth Forum meet monthly and will make decisions on which projects should be funded. Please see attached for the guidance notes. If you would like an application form, please contact 3 Towns Partnership on 03000 267539 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Children and Young People Small Grant is a rolling grant fund and as such will continue until funds have been fully allocated. 

Bishop Auckland and Shildon AAP Older Persons Social Isolation Fund (OPSIF) 2018- 2019 Call for Projects

Bishop Auckland and Shildon Area Action Partnership (AAP) has been allocated additional funding to support projects that address the social isolation of older people. The Older Persons Social Isolation fund (OPSIF) is an allocation of funds to each of the 14 Area Action Partnerships (AAP) to support community led initiatives that meet local needs, impact on County and AAP priorities as they relate to improving outcomes for older people who are socially isolated and encourage participation in activities and projects that provide opportunities for them to engage with their local communities. For the purposes of this fund an older person is someone over the age of 50 yrs. After assessing the priority, the partnership has identified the following challenges and areas for action, which it would like to see new schemes address:

Spennymoor AAP Older Persons Social Isolation Fund (OPSIF) 2018- 2019 Call for Projects

Spennymoor Area Action Partnership (AAP) has been allocated additional funding to support projects that address the social isolation of older people. The Older Persons Social Isolation fund (OPSIF) is an allocation of funds to each of the 14 Area Action Partnerships (AAP) to support community led initiatives that meet local needs, impact on County and AAP priorities as they relate to improving outcomes for older people who are socially isolated and encourage participation in activities and projects that provide opportunities for them to engage with their local communities. For the purposes of this fund an older person is someone over the age of 50 yrs. After assessing the priority, the partnership has identified the following challenges and areas for action, which it would like to see new schemes address:

BASH AAP OPSIF Challenges Areas for Action

Working Age (50-67+) · Unemployment · Relationship breakdown · Poor social networks · Being a carer · Back to work programmes / employability skills development · Provision of social and physical activity/interaction · Support for carers

Retirement and later life · Bereavement · Loss of mobility · Poor quality living conditions · Being a carer · Provision of social and physical activity/interaction · Support for carers · Support for the bereaved

The AAP has a budget of £25,000 a year for the next 3 years (£75,000 in total) to support projects that address social isolation of older people and we would like to hear from groups and organisations that have a project or an idea that can help us address one or more of these challenges. AAP resources should plug gaps in mainstream provision and add value to other funds and programmes wherever possible. A minimum of £5,000 funding can be applied for and we are looking for projects that can both supplement existing activity, link locally to complimentary projects and activity as well as maximising match-funding opportunities. We would like interested groups or organisations to contact the AAP either for further discussions on any proposals you may have or for you to obtain an application form. Please note the deadline for receiving completed applications forms is 26 October 2018. We look forward to hearing from you.

Contact details are as follows: Spennymoor Area Action Partnership, Durham County Council, Transformation and Partnerships, Green Lane, Spennymoor, Co Durham DL16 6JQ Email - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Phone - 03000 261134/03000 261135/03000 261136