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Welcome to Yorks and Humber Regional Network Meeting. National Update Neil Berry. Locality Local Update J ohn Dawson. W elcome New Members. Canopy Housing. Welcome New Associate Members Just. Welcome New Associate Members. Craven Community and Voluntary Service. Overview.

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Welcome to

Yorks and Humber Regional Network Meeting

National Update

Neil Berry

Welcome New Members

  • Canopy Housing

Welcome New Associate Members

  • Craven Community and Voluntary Service

Why we have changed

  • Focus where we can make the most difference: young people and adults facing multiple disadvantage at key stages in their lives

  • Flexible and longer-term funding options

  • More than just funding

STRATEGY 2014 - 18

  • Supporting small and medium sized charities

  • Committed to funding core costs


What about the Community Programme?

Community Programme ended Feb 2014

Our new criteria – transition points

You must work with people experiencing multiple disadvantage at one of the critical points in their life.

What’s available? - 3 programmes


A grants plus model - offering an optional range of support to strengthen the effectiveness of those we fund

INVEST programme example


A charity that works on a 1:2:1 basis with high risk /multiple offenders.

Transition Outcomes : Have not reoffended

Progression Outcomes: Improved self / esteem , improved basic skills, improved employability

ENABLE programme

ENABLE programme example


A charity provides practical support, accommodation and work experience for homeless people and those at risk of homelessness to help them to resettle in the community

Transition Outcome: progress to safe and suitable accommodation.

Progression Outcomes: Improved physical health, Improved mental health, managing a tenancy and accommodation, improved living skills.

Enable Outcomes: Improved Leadership / Governance and Improved Strategic Planning.


ENHANCE programme

Support is optional

Must be in receipt of either an Invest or an Enable grant.

Support Providers currently include: Lloyds Banking Group colleague support, Charities Evaluation Services, Triangle Consulting and a long list of independent consultants

A range of tailored support to help to strengthen the effectiveness of those we fund in reaching disadvantaged people

Any questions?

Web address: www.lloydsbankfoundation.org.uk

Phone number: 0870 411 1223

GM’s email address:

Into Work

Maxine Bowler, Heeley Development Trust

Matt Dean, Zest

Leslie Stone, Job Centre Plus

Towards the election - social change and policy direction

Louise Winterburn

Policy and Research Manager

Local by default – next steps

Action pack for members

Developing the evidence base

Working with LA’s and Commissioners

Influencing government

Localism – Public Service Delivery

Localism rights
Localism – “Rights”

  • DCLG – Communities in Control

  • Deprived communities

  • Asset ownership and BME Communities

  • Research on Community Housing


  • Supermarket Levy

  • BIG Lottery


  • Cabinet Office Sustainability Fund


For the Common Good

Impact of Austerity and Welfare Cuts

Who Benefits http://www.whobenefits.org.uk

End Racism in a Generation http://www.end-racism.org/

Towards the election
Towards the election

  • Localism – equitable distribution of opportunity

  • Local by default

  • Mobilising communities

Social enterprise alliance
Social Enterprise Alliance

  • Working to Live - how can social economy policies reduce unemployment?

  • Well-Founded Growth - how can we improve local, bottom-up economic solutions?

  • Everybody's Business - how can the private sector deliver greater social value?

  • Bare Necessities - what can the social economy do to lower the cost of living?

  • Public Services - how do we ensure public service reform that delivers for all?

  • Finance - how can social and economic policies work as one to create a more responsible financial system?

Http www socialenterprise org uk social economy alliance take action

Policy updates
Policy Updateshttp://www.socialenterprise.org.uk/social-economy-alliance/take-action

  • Policy blogs and tweets @l_winterburn

  • Calls for evidence

  • Policy Roundtables – local voice to national action

web: http://www.socialenterprise.org.uk/social-economy-alliance/take-actionwww.localitybrokers.org.ukemail: [email protected]

Locality Brokers is on a mission…http://www.socialenterprise.org.uk/social-economy-alliance/take-action

….to partner property professionals with aspirational community enterprises to transform land and buildings for local and mutual benefit.

… to help community asset projects get off to a good start with the support of our expert Brokers.

Neighbourhood planning

Neighbourhood Planning http://www.socialenterprise.org.uk/social-economy-alliance/take-action

How we help community http://www.socialenterprise.org.uk/social-economy-alliance/take-actionorganisations

  • Brokerage support :

  • Initial assessment and agree a plan

  • Prepare a clear and project brief,

  • Apply for pre-feasibility & feasibility funds if appropriate

  • Advice on governance arrangements & business planning

  • Advice on selection and appointment of property professional

How we help community http://www.socialenterprise.org.uk/social-economy-alliance/take-actionorganisations

Online webinars – started 25th Feb

Making decisions about your project? Project governance & accountability  

What’s the process? The RIBA stages of work & communicating your project concept. Ben Downie, Director, InkpenDownie Architecture & Design Ltd

Business plan vs building planning? Constructing a viable business plan Jonathan Platt, GCP Architects

 What if it goes wrong? Due diligence – issues for managing risk Ian Lush, The Architectural Heritage Fund

Who do we need to help us? How to choose and appoint your property professionals Lorraine Hart Community Land Use.

How http://www.socialenterprise.org.uk/social-economy-alliance/take-actionwe help property professionals

  • Contract Opportunity Service

  • newsletter alert to current opportunities.

  • Brokerage support

  • Help you reach a clear and mutual working arrangement with a community organisation

  • Directory of suppliers: Online and searchable by all.

  • Promotion

  • Blog from ‘pocket parks’ to ‘interior design’

  • Advertising on the Locality Brokers website

What they’ve said so far:http://www.socialenterprise.org.uk/social-economy-alliance/take-action

“The support of the Broker was so important because she knew about other projects and other approaches that we could consider ...” Becky Jeffcoate, Wells Maltings Trust, Norfolk matched with local architect Rupert Kitchen of LSI Architects

“The Service provides an opportunity through its structured process for firms to differentiate between “wheel kickers” and those with a serious intent. As it is part of something bigger there is pressure for everyone to perform well.” Firm’s feedback to the evaluator of the pilot service

Partnering professionals with aspirational community sector organisations to transform communities

Partnering professionals with aspirational community sector organisations to transform communities

web: www.localitybrokers.org.ukemail: [email protected]