This advice service for voluntary and community groups in Bradford district has been commissioned from Fit4Funding and has been extended for another 6 months.
The major bid coordination service advises groups or consortia on applying for grants or submitting tenders worth £50,000 or more.
Private organisations (where profits are distributed to shareholders or the business owners) are not eligible for help.
Help is available with bids for staffing, buildings and projects - the total amount your voluntary or community group is applying for just needs to be at least £50,000. As well as reading through draft bids and commenting on proposals the service also includes help with:
Advice is FREE but due to funding, it is available for a limited period only.
UPDATE 27 March 2013 - this service was due to end soon but is now available for an extra 6 months (until September 2013).
Alternatively, if you're not sure if this service is the right help for your group, please contact the Voluntary Organisation Support Officer in your area to find out more and discuss your groups needs.
Community groups in Bradford - email Chris Barker and Peter Tate or telephone 01274 722772
Community groups in Shipley & Bingley - email Sarah Moss or telephone 01274 787921
Community groups in Keighley & Ilkley - email Shaun O’Hare or telephone 01535 665258
Advice is being provided by Fit4Funding on behalf of the BISON consortium of support organisations in Bradford district.
The BISON consortium includes the following member organisations offering practical help, advice and strategic support to voluntary and community groups in Bradford district:
Bradford CVS (BCVS)
Bradford Resource Centre (BRC)