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FUNDING; NEW ROUND OF NOMS FUNDING FOR THE VCS

EnglishREDUCING REOFFENDING NATIONAL VOLUNTARY SECTOR GRANT FUNDING 2011- 2014

Reference number: 1321-1-Reducing Reoffending-SE-RFI

Value: Small grants of £35,000 to 3 year programmes of up to £3,030,000 total value. England and Wales only

Deadline for Expressions of Interest: 12:00, 08/07/2011E

Name of the buying organisation: EnglishMinistry of Justice (MoJ) Procurement – CMT L&SE

Description of Grant Funding

EnglishThe National Offender Management Service (NOMS) currently provides a grants programme for voluntary sector organisations working to reduce re-offending. We are now inviting Expressions of Interest (EOIs) for a new round of grant funding from 1 October 2011. This stage is strictly for organisations to confirm the funding areas they are interested in.

 

The Funding Themesare as follows:

Big Society Principle – Opening up Public Services

(i) Develop the capacity of the voluntary, co-operative and Social Enterprise sector to support the NOMS Finance, Benefit and Debt Policy. 2011/2012 only – max allocation £35,000

(ii) Local Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise sector working with Prisons in their Locality. 2011/2012 only – maximum allocation £35,000

Big Society Principle – Social Action

(i) Improving the Prison Visits Experience through the involvement of Arts Organisations. 2011/12 only – maximum allocation £35,000

(ii) Capacity Building – Restorative Justice. 2011/12 – 2013/2014 – Maximum allocation yr 1 = £100,000; yr 2 = £200,000; yr 3 = £200,000

(iii) Volunteering and Mentoring. 2011/12 – 2013/14 – Maximum allocation yr 1 = £250,000; yr 2 = £400,000; yr 3 = £250,000

Reforming Offender Management and Rehabilitation

(i) Defining Rehabilitative Outcomes and Measuring the Effectiveness of Rehabilitative Services. 2011/12 – 2013/14 – Maximum allocation yr 1= £200,000; yr 2 = £400,000; yr 3 = £100,000

Equalities Strand

(i) Supporting the Resettlement Needs of Foreign National Women held at HMP Downview and HMP Drake Hall. 2011/12 – 2013/14 – Maximum allocation yr 1 = £75,000; yr 2 = £150,000; yr 3 = £150,000

(ii) Capacity building – Organisations offering support services/interventions for older offenders.  2011/12 – 2012/13 – Maximum allocation yr 1 = £75,000; yr 2 = £150,000

(iii) Capacity building – Organisations offering support/interventions for offenders with learning disabilities/difficulties.  2011/12 – 2012/13 – Maximum allocation yr 1= £75,000; yr 2 = £150,000

The deadline for submitting EOIs to the Department is by 12 noon on 8th July 2011.  Whilst the EOI process will not be used to sift, the number of EOIs received will enable us to shape the subsequent application and sifting process.  The intention is to award grants in September 2011 with commencement agreed with each organisation on a case by case basis.

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