Remploy – partnership building day for BBO opportunities

Remploy will be bidding for the following London Opportunities in Round 2 of the BLF BBO Programme. Common Mental Health  – North and East London Common Mental Health Central London Common Mental Health (West IPS) West London Common Mental Health South London We will be looking to build a local, responsive and VCSE led partnership [Read more]

Action West London: Big Lottery refugees West London

Action West London (AWL)  (previously Action Acton) has been established since 1998 and has excellent community, voluntary, public and private sector Networks across West London boroughs. AWL has held Social Enterprise Mark since the Mark was established, has Matrix and Fairtrain accreditation, is on the SFA Register of Approved Training organisations, is registered to deliver [Read more]

Networking for Building Better Opportunities – tranche two

Building Better Opportunities is the Big Lottery Fund’s ESF programme. The first tranche was launched in June and the second tranche is due to be launched in October 2015. The second tranche of projects in London is likely to focus on common mental health, complex needs and refugees. Lone parents in work will no longer [Read more]

BBO ESF Support: ESF Readiness Questionnaire

BBO ESF Support Launches ESF Readiness Questionnaire Find out if ESF is right for you with the ESF Readiness Questionnaire. The questionnaire does not form part of the assessment process for Building Better Opportunities, it is designed for you to: Assess how ready you are to apply for, receive and manage ESF Funds Help you [Read more]

BBO networking event – resources now available

On 3 July, LVSC hosted a networking event to help organisations interested in bidding for the BAME women, carers and ILM health and disability Building Better Opportunities projects in London to find partners. The presentations from the event are available below: LVSC presentation: update on the ESF programme in London Big Lottery Post launch London [Read more]

Building Better Opportunities: target clarification note

Big Lottery Fund has released a clarification note on the targets in the project outlines for Building Better Opportunities. If you are intending to bid, please read the note carefully as it contains important information.The clarification means that changes have been made to all project outlines. BBO target clarification note June 2015 Revised project outlines

ESF Roadshows (materials & useful docs available)

  UPDATED ON 29 MAY 2015 As part of LVSC’s Getting London Ready programme, we ran sub-regional roadshows throughout May 2015 to provide information about ESF in London and Big Lottery’s Building Better Opportunities programme, and provide a chance to network. Presentations from the roadshows are available below: Presentation used at all roadshows GLA presentation on [Read more]