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Local Grants Forum

Clinks are part of The Local Grants Forum; a partnership of 17 national organisations that promote the importance of grants for local charities and community groups. 

5 ways to protect grant funding (September 2012)

Grants are an essential part of a strong voluntary sector. When public bodies cut grant funding or move from grants to contracts they damage local charities and community groups. As a result the voices of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged communities go unheard. You can promote and protect this vital source of funds. This leaflet will help you influence your local funders and challenge unfair decisions.


Defending Local Grants (November 2009)

Resources you can use at local level which will help you to convince councillors, commissioning officers and procurement professionals that grants should continue to be used to fund local organisations and groups. Published by NAVCA on behalf of the Local Grants Forum; a partnership of national organisations formed in 2007 that campaigns to protect grants for local third sector organisations and community groups.