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

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.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Significant expenditure or savings;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/08/2022

Decision due: 19 Sep 2022 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Children's Services, Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Civic Pride

Lead director: Director of Children, Schools and Families, Director of Corporate Services, Interim Director of Community and Housing

Contact: Amanda Roberts, Policy, Strategy and Partnerships Officer Email: amanda.roberts@merton.gov.uk.

Consultation process

A number of engagement activities have informed the proposals for this fund, including:
-The Transforming How We Work with Communities project, and as part of this the listening and engagement work to shape the working better with communities framework.
-Your Merton engagement and findings report.
-Covid-19 Impact reports and outcomes of the Big Conversation for people with a learning disability
-Merton Connected ‘State of the Sector’ report.
-A large online engagement event on the 27 April 2022, which helped to determine the collaborative approach to shaping the programme.
-Consultation via a task and finish Collaborative Working Group with attendance form the council, ICB and VCS, which has met a total of four times.
-Formal consultation on the draft prospectus from 21 July to 16 August.
-Conversations with commissioners within the Council and beyond.

Documents to be considered: Officer report.

Decisions

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Documents

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