The purpose of Corporate Grant Aid is to make grants available to local voluntary sector organisations who deliver services and activities, in line with our current priorities.
It is one way we work with, and support, the Voluntary Community and Faith (VCF) sector in the city. Other ways include the co-production and co-delivery of services, which we achieve by problem solving together.
Our Voluntary Sector Grants Fund, which is the major part of our Corportae Grant Aid, is currently under review.
Consultation is now being carried out online until 5 September.
A face to face consultation meeting with representatives of Voluntary Sector organisations was held on Tuesday 9 August.
A presentation, which includes the following, is available to download below::
the application criteria and assessment process
a further short questionnaire on some additional points for consultation.
In person consultation - presentation, August 2016
The other part of the pot supports Lunch Clubs for older people
One of the key messages that came out of the 2014 consultation was the support for prioritising activity around Tackling Poverty and Increasing Social Justice and an interest in work that is preventative.
The 'Tackling Poverty Strategy' has now been developed and adopted.
Our Corporate Plan includes the Tackling Poverty Strategy is linked to the corporate priority of 'Tackling Inequalities'.
In terms of preventative activity around health and wellbeing, in 2015, an outcomes framework called 'People Keeping Well in their Community' was developed with the VCF sector and NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group.
Now these strategies and outcomes are in place, we will be completing the Grant Aid review in 2016 and launching a new fund in the autumn.
If you have any comments please email email@example.com.
Further information on Corporate Grant Aid will be added when it becomes available.
Due to the continuation of the Grant Aid review in 2015, the grants awarded in 2014-15 were broadly continued.
To see details of the groups funded and any changes to their funding please see the February 2015 cabinet report.
Priorities for funding in 2015-16 were the same as 2014-15 and grouped into the following themes:
The intention for 2016-17 is to extend current grant awards once more; and there is no intention to reduce the Grant Aid budget.
There are 2 documents which cover the impact of the Corporate Grant Aid investment in 2014-15:
Download and read information about
(Awards to voluntary organisations from the Voluntary Sector Grants Fund are listed, by theme):
Download and read our Annual Report for the 2014-15 Lunch Clubs Fund which supported 60 lunch clubs:
For any other information, please contact the Voluntary Sector Liaison Team:
Telephone: 0114 2734631