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Community Learning and Skills Grants

The East Midlands ESF Community Learning and Skills Grants 2011-2013.

This programme will provide grants of up to £10,000 to small voluntary and community groups for support activities to enable people from the hardest to reach communities to make progress towards the labour market.Community grants provide "project based funding" - a grant should fully fund the delivery costs of organisations to engage with local communities to deliver a range of skills and employment of a distinct piece of activity. Community grants cannot simply be used to meet your core costs. Your project must help unemployed or economically inactive people who are at a particular disadvantage in the labour market move towards employment and be activities designed by/or in collaboration with the target group. The third application round is now open. The closing date for applications is Friday 20 April 2012. What to do next

1. Visit the Enable website and download and read the application guidance www.enable.uk.net/content/community-grants

2. Contact Melanie Phythian on 0115 9349505 or email melaniep@enable.uk.net to discuss your project proposal and to receive a third round application form. NB: You must submit your application on the third round application form, any applications received on the first or second round application form will not be accepted.

To receive support with your application you can attend an information surgery on Monday 19 March 2012 or Monday 26 March 2012 at Voluntary Action LeicesterShire, 9 Newarke St, Leicester. Please phone Melanie to book a place.