Community Support Fund - Organisation pathway


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The Community Support Fund is a community-based package of financial and non-financial support for disabled people in the areas affected by the Remploy factory closures. Full details here:

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Community Support Fund - Organisation pathway

  1. 1. 2012 Community Support Fund What the CSF can do for you ? The Road to the Community 6. Implementation Once the decision is made local Support Fund 5. Decision to Award Funding organisations will commence delivery of the project or activity. Decisions to award funding will be made by the CSF Board. The CSF will monitor progress to ensure outcomes are delivered.1. Factory Closure The Board will be a mix of Ambassadors and The first Board decisions will take place Decision to close factories 3. What Project or Activity? voluntary sector organisation representatives. The Board will review the application and in September. announced. DPULO The activities/projects will focus on consider: Ambassadors and local employment and skills development and/or • if the project will deliver CSF objectives, organisations work with ex community-based activities which increase Remploy employees to discuss and participation and help maintain links with colleagues. •Has the project been developed with Remploy how the CSF can support them employees rt Suppo The local organisation will develop Remploy ? employee ideas into a project and send off an CSF application for funding from the CSF What is the CSF? CSF Skills development 4. DPULO Ambassadors activities DPULO Ambassadors will support local 7. What will the CSF Deliver?2. Local Organisation Support organisations and encourage partnership CSF will enable Remploy employees to - working between DPULOs and VCS 1) Become more actively involved in the local community byRemploy employees will meet with their local DPULO, Organisations.Voluntary & Community Sector Organisation and/or providing:Ambassadors to discuss ideas. Ambassadors will help organisations to develop •volunteering opportunities plans and share best practice to ensure good •activities to maintain links with work colleaguesThe type of activity or project will be decided by the ideas are shared.Remploy employees and developed by the local •Activities to increase participation in the local decisionorganisation . To support work activities, Ambassadors will try making and service delivery. to build links with local employers to support 2) Move from sheltered into mainstream employment byThere are no set projects or activities as each area will be individuals who want to move into main stream developing:slightly different. Each project will reflect the needs of the employment. •Opportunities to develop interests or skillslocal area. Want to find out more visit the ODI website or •Coaching and development to take up employment •Work experience opportunities email ODI.BUSINESSPERFORMANCE@DWP.GSI.GOV.UK •Help to set up micro enterprises