Grant framework

The Grant Framework for the procurement of voluntary and community services (see appendix 1) provides information on the following key areas:


  • Capacity Building & Resilience
  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Social Inclusion
  • Financial Inclusion


  • Effective Partnership Working
  • Early Intervention and Prevention
  • Self Sufficient & Sustainable
  • Strengths Based Working
  • Social Value Based
  • Community Engagement

Priority areas for action:

  • Strengthening Communities
  • Cost of Living Crisis
  • Mental Health
  • Physical Health
  • Isolation & Loneliness
  • Access to Support Services
  • Fuel Poverty 
  • Digital Access & Outreach

In your application due regard needs to be given to the contents of the framework and in section 3 of the application form you are required to provide specific details on the 'priority areas for action' you can deliver against.