Author Archives: SeftonCVS

Register of Training Organisations (RTO)

Register of Training Organisations The Register of Training Organisations (RTO) is a list of organisations that have passed the due diligence part of the Skills Funding Agency’s (SFA’s) market-entry pre-qualification process. This process requires organisations to be on the Register … Continue reading

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BBO Digital & Financial Inclusion Event – Friday 12th June.

We will be holding an event about the Big Lottery Fund Building Better Opportunities programme on Friday 12th June 2015, in The Friend’s Meeting House, School Lane, Liverpool City Centre.  Parking is not available at the venue but there are … Continue reading

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Progress Event 2nd April 2015

On 2nd April 2015, we held an event to give an update on progress to date.  It was very well attended, by over 70 representatives of Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) organisations working in Liverpool City Region (LCR).   The … Continue reading

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Training Course – ‘Gangs, Youth Violence and Drugs Commissioning Masterclass’

Training Course – Monday 20 April 2015, 9.30am-4.30pm – Central Liverpool location ‘Gangs, Youth Violence and Drugs Commissioning Masterclass’ Organised by LCVS, NCVO, NAVCA and Interserve. Are you concerned about changes to the way in which your services are funded? … Continue reading

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Women’s Empowerment Fund – applications invited

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has launched a call for applications for a ‘Women’s Empowerment Fund’. The Fund amounts to £250k in total and runs from 2015/16 only. Voluntary and community groups whose primary objective is to work with … Continue reading

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Event: Devolution: What is the role of the Voluntary, Community, Faith and Social Enterprise sector in Liverpool City Region?

Tuesday 10th March, 1.00 p.m. The Learning Exchange, City of Liverpool Community College, Roscoe Street, L1 9DW This event is intended for Voluntary, Community, Faith and Social Enterprise (VCFSE) sector groups as well as key decision-makers thinking about the role … Continue reading

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Crime Prevention Fund – applications invited

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Merseyside (PCC)’s Crime Prevention Fund was launched on Feb 20th. The fund is designed to help local groups protect their communities from crime. It will be used to help charities, community groups and social … Continue reading

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NIACE: Research into the work of LEPs in relation to Community Learning

NIACE (the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education) has been commissioned by BIS (Dept of Business, Innovation and Skills) to research the ways in which Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) engage with community learning:  its value to the LEPs’ work, LEPs’ … Continue reading

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DWP Specialist Employability Support Tender (deadline 17 February 2015)

DWP Specialist Employability Support Tender (deadline 17 February 2015) The DWP is currently procuring at a national level a Specialist Employability Support (SES) tender, which is voluntary (as opposed to mandated) provision aimed only at customers whose barriers to work … Continue reading

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SFA Invitation to tender – provision for adults with mild to moderate mental health problems

In the Autumn statement the Government announced funding across two years for piloting adult education courses to help adults with mental health problems. As a result, the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) has published an invitation to tender concerned with the development … Continue reading

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