Update from BBC Children in Need


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Update from BBC Children in Need

  1. 1. Amy Sweet Regional Assistant South West Who are we?
  2. 2. Children in Need SW Region BBC West - Bristol BBC South West – Plymouth BBC South - Southampton
  3. 3. The projects that we fund… …help us achieve our three ambitions. That every child in the UK has a childhood that is : Safe happy and secure allows them the chance to reach their potential
  4. 4. • Illness, distress, abuse or neglect • Any kind of disability • Behavioural or psychological problems • Severe poverty and deprivation Projects should make a difference to disadvantaged children and young people, aged 18 and under.
  5. 5. Our grant programmes Emergency Essentials  www.buttleuk.org Small Grants  any amount up to and including £10,000 for one year at a time Main Grants  over £10,000 for up to three years
  6. 6. SMALL GRANTS 5 deadlines a year, quicker turnaround 1st April early June 1st June early August 1st September early November 1st December early February 1st February early April  £10,000 or under for 1 year only  Online application  9 week turnaround
  7. 7. MAIN GRANTS 3 deadlines a year 15th May mid October 15th September mid February 15th January mid June  Over £10,000, up to 3 years  Initial Application – online  Invited to full application stage
  8. 8. 5 main focus areas
  9. 9. BBC CiN’s three ambitions for children The three most important differences your project makes Your project’s activities How you make a difference for children and young people
  10. 10. How ‘Pudsey Street Youth Centre’ makes a difference for children and young people Safe Happy & secure Reaching potential Less involvement in anti-social behaviour Greater sense of pride in themselves Greater team- working skills Dance sessions Music sessions Trips to see performances Final performance and Arts Award
  11. 11. Committee Feedback Explain what you do simply and clearly. A clear ‘theory of change’ explaining how you know that what you do today makes a difference for young people now and in the future. How do you add value to other projects and services? Ensure that you do as much of the planning as possible with CYP. Needs led: shaped in response to specific knowledge and understanding of the issues and challenges children and young people face. Value for money: Carefully planned and designed projects which maximise the impact of CIN’s public donation.
  12. 12. Thank you Amy Sweet 0117 974 6600 south&west@bbc.co.uk bbc.co.uk/pudsey