Department of Health, Opportunities for Volunteering
Opportunities for Volunteering, (OFV) is a Department of Health initiative which provides grants to local health and social care organisations in England. OFV has developed a successful model of partnership between government and the third sector over a 26 year history
Scope is one of 16 national charities that distributes grants as part of the scheme and are known as National Agents
The funding received through the Department of Health allows Scope to award approximately 15 grants per year. These grants are usually funded for a three year period. Scope support specific projects designed to meet the identified needs of disabled people particularly projects involving disabled volunteers and parents/carers. We also support early years initiatives.
We can now confirm that we have opened up the application process for projects wishing to apply for the OFV grant scheme for 2009/10. Further information and an application form can be obtained by contacting Joanne Garbett 01752 695912 or 07818 048669. Joanne.firstname.lastname@example.org
|Scope supports projects designed to meet the needs of disabled people particularly projects involving disabled volunteers and parents/carers. All projects should be working towards good practice of management of volunteers with a commitment to training and management of volunteers. Scope actively support projects that enable disabled people to achieve equality through volunteering||P.O. Box 150 |
|Tel: 01752 695 912 or 02076197265||Mobile: 07818048669|
|Email: email@example.com||Joanne Garbett, Debbie Usiskin or Nikki Squelch|
|Web: www.scope.org.uk|| |
| Priorities |
Scope’s mission is that disabled people achieve equality and we therefore support projects which aim is to:
Scope are now accepting applications and the closing date is 30 September 2008 for projects starting in April 2009.
In addition to the above there is a possibility that projects may be able to access Scope’s “Access to Volunteering fund”. This enables projects to make reasonable physical adjustments that enable disabled people to volunteer with the project
Projects can also access inclusive volunteering training and diversity training.
Maximum grants are likely to be in the region of £15,000