Register Your Interest

The London Tender Portal is now open to expressions of interest for the above fund.

To express your interest in the Croydon Community Fund it is very important that you email commissioning@croydon.gov.uk. They will then invite you to apply via the London Tenders Portal. 

They will need the following information:

  • If you are already registered on the Portal the registered email address that was used to register on the Portal 
  • The name of your organisation
  • A key name and contact number in case they need to get in touch with you

If you are not registered on the Portal they will assist you in order to get you registered.  If you require help to access the London Tenders portal contact the council’s commissioning and procurement helpline on 0208 726 7383.

Training and Support on Offer:  

The Council will be providing themed workshops around the borough in April for potential applicants to encourage partnership bids where appropriate in similar service areas.
The workshops have been scheduled to last up to 3 hours and will also cover training such as How to log on to the portal, guidance on how to write your application, Q&A about the application documents themselves, Getting Commissioning Ready etc.  

The workshops previously published here are currently being updated.  Details will be available week beginning 11 April 2016, watch this space!


Key Dates

Closing Date for bids is 24 May 2016, 12.00 midday.  Outcomes will be announced in July with new arrangements in place by 1 October 2016.


Background:

The council has decided to bring its main voluntary sector funding into one programme focussing on the key outcomes for the borough influence by the findings and detailed research of the independent Opportunity & Fairness Commission.  Click on the links below to download the final copy, for details of the Community Fund Draft Framework, and the link to the Council's web page giving updated information.

Opportunity and Fairness final report. 

Draft Framework

https://www.croydon.gov.uk/community/advice/tsfunding/community-fund

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