Social Inclusion Consortium (SInC) Building Better Opportunities documents

The Social Inclusion Consortium (SInC) has been convened by four Local Infrastructure Bodies (Bassetlaw CVS, Community Action Derby, Nottingham CVS, Rural Action Derbyshire).

The consortium has  come together across the D2N2 area, working towards applications for one strand within the D2N2 LEP European Union Structural Investment Funds prospectus.

The strand is called Building Better Opportunities (BBO) and is matched at source by the Big Lottery. The current indication is for £13m to be invested into 3 programmes, each delivered over 3 years. These programmes are:

-Towards Work

-Financial Inclusion

-Multiple & Complex Needs

​The documents below must be read prior to applying for a Building Better Opportunities outline and / or an application being made to the Social Inclusion Consortium.

BBO Application Summary

Social Inclusion Framework

BBO D2N2 Project- 1 of 3- Finacial Inclusion

BBO D2N2 Project- 2 of 3- Multipule and Complex Needs

BBO D2N2 Project- 3 of 3- Towards Work




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