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Decision details

Merton Civic Pride Fund: Supporting the Voluntary and Community Sector 2023/26 - commissioning requirements

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This sets out the commissioning intentions and process for the Civic Pride Fund: Supporting the Voluntary and Community Sector 2023-2026. Recommended total funding for this programme will be in the region of £4.96 mil over the three years of the programme.




1. That Cabinet approve the aligning of a range of information, advice and preventative support services into an expanded ‘Supporting the Voluntary and Community Sector’ programme which sits under the umbrella of the Civic Pride Fund (see section 1.2-1.5).

2. That Cabinet approve the Prospectus as the basis on which to fund these services (see section 3.11-3.15).

3. That Cabinet note the funding available for 2023-26 and to approve the proposed allocations against each of the programme themes (see section 7).

4. That Cabinet approve the scoring methodology and weighting to select providers (see section 3.19).

Report author: Amanda Roberts

Publication date: 26/09/2022

Date of decision: 22/09/2022

Decided at meeting: 22/09/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 30/09/2022

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