Networking for ESF: A VCS Assist Event

Aimed at those organisations interested in bidding for DWP & SFA ESF programmes this half day event will provide an opportunity for networking and discussion. We will consider the key elements and principles behind successful supply chains, the impact of the Merlin Standard and the key challenges and benefits that organisations need to consider when [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 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]

Event: SFA Skills Support for Unemployed Networking event (25 Oct 2013)

This week the Skills Funding Agency launched a procurement round for Skills Support for the Unemployed, as part of their ESF programme. Up to £10 million is available across London. Here is a summary of the contract specification: UPDATED: SFA Skills Support for the Unemployed Oct 2013 Summary of contract (Word doc) Only organisations on the SFA [Read more]